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IMCA - Assistant Life Support Technician

Course Schedule & Registration

Course Location & Details Course Dates Fees
KUALA LUMPUR - Full Time (9 Days)
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SGD $3491.00
Full Time (9 days)
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SGD $3057.01
United States
LAKE CHARLES - Full Time (9 days)
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USD $2500.00

About this Course

The ALST training is the fundamental course for new entrants to the IMCA Life Support Technician, equip personnel with the necessary skills to control the chamber environment and having the knowledge of physics, physiology and medical aspects so as to support divers in high pressure environments.

This course is the IMCA pre-requisite to becoming a qualified Life Support Technician.

Before being permitted to sit the IMCA examination, all candidates must have attended and passed the Assistant Life Support Technician course or be a qualified Bell Diver and then logged the necessary experience (go offshore and log a minimum of 2,400 panels hours as an ALST) in accordance with the IMCA career structure. Practical experience gained prior to the course does not count.

Course Only   

  • 2 x Coffee and snacks each day
  • 9-Day Assistant Life Support
  • Technicians Course
  • KBAT workbook
  • IMCA LST log book
  • Use of KBA Hyperbaric Chamber facility

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PDF iconFor Offline Registration: ALST Registration Form
To register your place in the next scheduled course, please complete and FAX this form to us.
PDF iconOffline Registration: Entry Pre-Requisites
To be completed and sent to KBAT with the registration form above.


Student Testimonials

  • “I enjoyed the information, the lecturer and the presentation” - Nicola Van Niekirk
  • “Awesome place to do training”Stash Putzier
  • “Alan is a great coach” Morker Dharmendra
  • “Alan makes the course interesting and explained everything in a simple way”Khaw Seek Chuan
  • "The content was good and the way Alan explains is awesome. Alan is the best trainer i have ever seen in my life in any previous training." - Sandeep
  • "Interesting anecdotes from Alan. Everything was good." - Jason Chang
  • "The way of teaching is very good." Davinder Singh
  • "What I enjoyed the best was the theory & calculation formulas. Mr Alan’s teaching is the best." – Christopher Jeffrey Hill
  • "Easy to understand in a unique way."Mohd Azdrin Abdul Ghani
  • "The instructor is very well prepared and knows what he is teaching."Makmor Hasan
  • "The trainer has vast experience and good knowledge of diving and good presentation."Mohammad Hafiz Izwan
  • "Our instructor Alan Rhodes was very accommodating to all our skills.  Very patient & and helpful with all requested help. Brilliant!" – Jacinda Barclay
  • "I enjoyed the trainers explanation & interactive nature"Jayesh Pradhan
  • "Alan is a very engaging lecturer and dedicates himself to making sure every student is working to their full potential" - Claire Pianta
  • I enjoyed the environment, the faculty & the facility” – Chintan Makwana
  • I enjoyed Alan sharing his experiences.  This is the best school for new ALST”sMatteo Coccoloni
  • The thing I enjoyed most was the classroom humourA Bridger
  • “We had a good trainer.  Very good” – Manpreet Singh
  • The trainer made difficult things very simple.  It was a “piece of cake” solving complex problems” – Ajit Kumar
  • "I would like to express all my appreciation for the ALST course just finished with KBA Training. I am really aver all impressed by the KBA Training team for professionalism, patience, organisation and kindness. I was very happy for the KBA training facilities and the cordiality of the staff. Thank you for your patience. My personal thanks and gratitude to Alan to be able to handle a difficult content for me to fully understand and assimilate in this few days. His patience showed me that he is not only a teacher but a very dedicate LSS to share his experience and passion for this profession to new potential ALST offshore. I am already in contact with two friends of mine, to start this job, and all of them are very pleasant that I did the course in KBA Training." – Matteo Coccoloni
  • "I enjoyed the trainers’ explanation & the video presentations because this helped me confirm my understanding & helped me grasp the objectives of the subject." Ahmad Jasreen
  • "The lecturer is good & easy going which boosts the confidence levels of the student.  The thing I enjoyed most was the comfortable level of the course time & interaction with the lecturer with ease."Joshua Jeffrey
  • "The calculations, videos & experience sharing were very interesting." – Mohd Anasrudin Tomin
  • "Very informative & highly helped my current job position."Azfar Ahmad Hisham
  • "Good interaction between trainer & trainee."Amirah Muaz
  • "I enjoyed the training facilities & the trainer, because he explained the subject very clearly to us." Irvin M Intia
  • "I enjoyed the way our trainer interacted with us."Mohd sanusi Bin Zainal Aripin
  • "The way of teaching is very good." – Rajwinder Singh
  • "I liked the trainer & the way of teaching the course." – Toufic Abou Chaker
  • "Great scope of material presented in an accessible & interesting manner.  Nice & quiet.  Very friendly personnel.  A challenging & interesting time Alexsei Smirmov
  • "I liked the delivery.  Maths & physics can be very boring but the instructor made it interesting & easy to remember"Dave Bradley
  • "Alan can explain anything"Jaques duPreez
  • "We had the best instructor" Vivian K S
  • "The instructor is very nice & helpful"Gurlabh Singh
  • "The instructor made us very confident about the course"Nevron D’mello
  • "Interesting & very informative!!  The instructor had such a high level of experience that was very valuable to all of us" Jan Fredrik Adriaan Nagel
  • “Fun atmosphere.  The instructor had a very good knowledge of the material.  I had a great experience.  The class is very challenging & intense but they try to make it as fun & interactive as possible” Jason Sherwin
  • “Clean, comfortable  & great training aids.  The instructor came across very clear” Rex Harte