Diver

Aquaculture Divers work in the aquaculture industry.

What do Aquaculture Divers do at work?

  • Work for a dive contractor or employed by industry.
  • Check & repair underwater structures.
  • Check and repair underwater nets.
  • Monitor Salmon farms.
  • Make records.
  • Biosecurity checks on vessels
  • Carry out dive surveys of marine farms.
  • Carryout underwater maintenance as required.
  • Collect information.


Skills and Knowledge

  • Diving techniques
  • Diving experience
  • Knowledge of diving equipment
  • Knowledge of relevant health and safety regulations
  • Knowledge of first aid and how to deal with emergencies


Qualifications

There are no specific secondary educational requirements to become a diver. However, physical education, maths, physics and workshop technology are useful.

To become a commercial diver, you need:

  •  A diving qualification from Subsea Training Centre.
  • You also need to be at least 18 years old and hold a current: 
  • medical clearance from the Diving Hyperbaric Medicine Service
  • First Aid Certificate renewed every three years.
  • CPR qualification renewed every 12 months.
  • oxygen administration qualification, renewed every 12 months.
  • Worksafe Certificate of Competence renewed every five years.


Is this the career for you? Find out more

https://www.subsea.nz/courses

http://www.academyofdiving.ac.nz/


Pay

$350 - $1200 per day

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I love the SEA

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