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Inland/Inshore Commercial Diver Training (Level 1 and Level 2 – CSCUBA Diver and SSDE Diver)
Course Schedule & Registration
About This Course
(First Learning Service Provider to be accredited to ISO 29990:2010 Standard)
An intensive commercial diving training programme that allows graduates to enter an exciting new career as an inland/inshore commercial diver. Inland/Inshore commercial divers typically work in shallower depth ranges down to 30 meters and are employed primarily on ship husbandry / maintenance, marine construction, shipyard construction & repair, docking operations in shipyards, inspection and projects conducted within harbours and inland waterways. No previous diving experience necessary to attend.
During the commercial diver training programme, candidates will learn the theory aspects to being a commercial diver including safe diving practices and get to experience realistic tasks associated with Inland/Inshore diving operations. Candidates will be assigned work tasks using Hydraulic and pneumatic tooling as well as the use of Underwater Oxy Arc cutting (burning) equipment. These work assignments will assist the diver with gaining valuable training and experience on the tools before working in industry.
This course competency standard is issued by the Workplace Safety & Health Council (WSHC) and Ministry of Manpower (MOM) Singapore in consultation with the Commercial Diving Association Singapore (CDAS). The training and assessments are carried out in accordance with the requirements of the Singapore Standards for Commercial Diving and associated codes of practice e.g Workplace Safety and Health Act (WSHA), Code of Practice for Diving at Work (Singapore Standards SS 511) and Technical Advisory (TA) for Inland/Inshore Commercial Diving Safety and Health).
Level 1 - Commercial Self Contained Underwater Breathing Apparatus (CSCUBA) Diver
Level 2 - Surface Supplied Diving Equipment (SSDE)
Level 1 (CSCUBA Diver Training) :
(Residential packages can be arranged within Singapore. Contact us for more info).
S$7,500 (Subject to GST)
Course Funding and SkillsFuture Credit - See below
A minimum class of six (6) divers is required to run this course while maximum at twelve (12). KBAT have the right to cancel the course should this minimum number is not met.
WHO SHOULD ATTEND?
Suitable for individual who aspire to start a commercial diver career.
HOW IS IT ASSESSED?
Candidates will be assessed on diving theory knowledge with a written examination after each level course completed. Practical diver assessments will be carried out throughout the diver training where candidates will be assessed on;
There will be individual assessment such as personal dive record, correct use of diving equipment and many group work activities to encourage teamwork. Candidates are assessed by examinations, written reports and practical assessment.
Upon successful completion of the nine-week training, and passed all theory and practical assessment, the following certificates will be issued:
Note: This Standard does not apply to diving operations conducted within the Offshore Oil & Gas industry.
1. Approved for Skills Development Fund (SDF) Training Grant - Up to 95% subsidy (eligibility criteria apply). Absentee Payroll (AP) approved.
*Final grant amount subject to SkillsFuture Singapore Agency (SSG) (formerly WDA) approval.
The general eligibility criteria are listed as follows:
NETT Fee payment. Company/Individual will pay KBAT the unfunded portion of the course fee. The training grant application submitted by the company/individual is first routed to the training organisation for endorsement, before routing to SSG. Training organisation is responsible to submit the claim to SSG upon course completion. Upon approval of the claim, the course fee funding will be disbursed to the training organisation and Absentee Payroll funding, if applicable, will be disbursed to the company.
2. Approved for SkillsFuture Credit. Eligible candidates (Singapore Citizen) will also be entitled to use their SkillsFuture Credit to get reimbursement if they wish to utilise their SFC. Contact us for more information.
3. NTUC members enjoy 50% unfunded course fee support for up to $250 each year when you sign up for courses supported under UTAP (Union Training Assistance Programme). Terms and conditions apply.
To Offshore Commercial Diver
Complete a 4-week HSE Conversion Package in Scotland, UK and you will attain HSE Part I - Surface Supplied / Top-Up certificates. As a HSE Part I diver, you are qualifed to work in any inshore / offshore worksite globally. (Minimum entry is completion of Level 1 and Level 2). Click here for the flyer.
To be completed and sent to KBAT with the registration form above.