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KIRBY MORGAN DSI Basic Maintenance & Repair Technician

Course Schedule & Registration

Course Location & Details Course Dates Fees
Full Time (3 days)
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19 Mar - 21 Mar 2018
SGD $1285.00

About This Course

KIRBY MORGAN DSI Basic Maintenance & Repair Technician

KMDSI Helmets and BandMask 3 Days Course

This course instructs divers, tenders, and dive system technicians how to perform routine repair and maintenance of all KMDSI Helmets, BandMask, and other specific associated equipment including first stage regulators, whips and gauges. The course also covers how to conduct Helmet and BandMask inspections, adjustments, and overhauls as well as face port insert testing and security., removal and repairing the side block, removal of weights and learn about the KMDSI set-up and maintenance checklists, and Operations and Maintenance Manuals.

The basic technician course does not include instruction in fiberglass and gel coat repair. Upon completion, each student will receive a three-year certification valid for the individual's own equipment and/or the company or affiliate company's equipment for which the individual works, as well as equipment belonging to other diving employees of the company as dictated by company policy.

KBA Training Centre (KBAT)

Kirby Morgan DSI logo KBA Training Centre (KBAT) is now approved to instruct the Kirby Morgan DSI Helmet & Bandmask User Operator and Basic Maintenance courses for technicians. The courses consist of maintenance of yoke/neck clamp assembly, shell inspection, side block & demand valve, as well monthly and daily procedures, checklists and record keeping. Our instructors all have over 25 years in the commercial diving industry and have been trained by Kirby Morgan Dive Systems Incorporated / Dive Lab Incorporated in the USA.

All our technicians are trained to instruct on the following Kirby Morgan equipment:

Superlite Series SL-17A/B SL-17K, SL-27, SL-17C Helmets; KM-37, KM-47, KM-57, KM-77 Helmets KMB 18/28 Band Masks; EXO 26BR, EXO Non Balanced; KMAC -5. M48 FFM Superflow 1st Stage Regulator.


This course can be conducted at our training centre in Singapore, at your premises, or at any offshore location. For course fees, dates and other information, please contact us.

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To register your place in the next scheduled course, please complete and FAX this form to us.
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To be completed and sent to KBAT with the registration form above.


Student Testimonials

  • "The course is very lively and entertaining; would recommend to my colleagues." - Mohamed Zaini
  • "The method of explanation by the instructor is great." - Sylvanus F. Ibok
  • "It is a great practical course." - Onik Susanto
  • "Friendly & no stress. Great lecturer."Mohammad Isa Haqif B Zawai
  • "What I most enjoyed was the variety of the course & the competency of the instructor."Dinesh Raj Poo Palan
  • "Good content covering all aspects. I did the full course as a refresher and it was well worth it."Tim Whitham
  • "Most enjoyable was the hands on with all the various equipment."Dave Ratz
  • "I enjoyed the relaxed atmosphere. A very well presented course."David Bramble
  • "Very interesting & informative." Gordon James
  • "Dismantling & reassembling the helmets was the most enjoyable part."Muhd Syafiq
  • "I take with me a very nice impression from KBAT and a very good opinion of the instructor, Mr Alan Rhodes." – Vidakovic Sinisa
  • "Very in depth on every helmet. Very thorough & knowledgeable instructor. Great facilities, instructor & equipment." – Stewart Meadows
  • "Hands-on training. Very good course. Great place." – Shaun Williamson
  • "I liked that it was very ‘hands on’ and easy going." – Fernando Elias Verdugo
  • ‘The course content is expansive with a lot of real world experience shared by the trainer. I enjoyed the hands on technical practice with the various helmet models’ – Daniel Edmund Devadason
  • "I most enjoyed the interactivity of the instructor." – Ng Sun Liong
  • "I enjoyed the practicals." – Etienne Le Roux
  • "Hands on. Learnt a lot." Yong Chee Yong
  • "Many different KMDSI hats used. Overall very good." Ong yong Chye
  • "Very good.  The instructor was easy to understand’."Ferdianto Tandiala
  • "Heaps of helmets. All the tools. Great hands-on experience. All good. Really enjoyed"Grant Narbey
  • "Excellent teacher"Benjamin Miller
  • "Practical"Sat Wai Jung
  • "Hands on with all helmets"Tan Chai Poh
  • "All candidates have the opportunity to service & repair all Kirby Morgan hats"Peeyush Bhadoria
  • "I enjoyed learning all about the different parts of all hats. Learning was always enjoyable"Dheeraj Chauhan
  • "The thing I enjoyed most was the ‘hands on’, because that is the most important part of the training"Averil Lajawa
  • "Well presented. With a good balance of theoretical and practical hands-on experience." - Mike Price
  • "Detailed explanation by the instructor."Kevin Fernandes
  • "I learnt more in the first morning than I did on the whole of a previous course."John Hockenhull
  • "I enjoyed the trainer & his knowledge."Shahril
  • "Interactive hands on approach.  Each person was provided with a hat to work on."Kelvin Yong
  • "I enjoyed being able to work on different types of hats."Scott MccIintyre
  • "Good practical." - Sundaram Ellangovan
  • "Availability of helmets and the environment I enjoyed the most" Elvin Wong
  • "I enjoyed physically stripping the & re-assembling the helmets" Kenneth Roy Ong
  • "I got to get my hands on the latest model of hat"Asano Ryuhei
  • "Hands-on experience, according to Kirby standard, with the proper guidance of an experienced trainer"Mohd Zalkarnain
  • "The trainer is very good.  He had a good knowledge of the equipment"Neil B
  • "I enjoyed the ‘hands-on’ approach" – Anonymous
  • "I enjoyed the ‘hands on’.  The best way to learn" – Mohamed Zaini
  • "Used all types of hats" – Roderick Binns
  • "A lot of hands-on practical.  Well presented & laid out" – Tony Bellamy
  • "Practical & hands-on" – Arturo U. Baluyot Jr
  • "Plenty of hands-on practice" – Simon Kee
  • "It is very hands on.  The trainer is good"Darren Curtis
  • "A very well run course. Professional & ‘hands-on’."David Wild
  • "Hand-on experience." Shaun Davison
  • "Good instructor, very good, well taught’." Ben Sibley
  • "You do a great job. Keep going guys." G Marantidis
  • "Hands on training = Actual skill & comfort level” – Kevin Scannell
  • “I enjoyed the amount of hands-on time” – Anthony Jones
  • “The explanation & demonstration by the instructor was excellent” – Ceasar D’Costa
  • “Practical working & hands-on course.  Good exposure” – Hendrik von Wielligh
  • ‘I enjoyed the ‘hands-on’ training. I enjoyed it very much. I will be back’Timothy Fourie
  • It’s a hand-on course. Very good’Frank Coremans
  • Hands on training on each hat model.  It gave confidence of hat servicing’ – Prasanth Krishnakumar
  • I liked the way of explaining, the ‘hands-on’ time & the tools available.  Very, very good’Francois Moss
  • Complete tools for training purposes.  Very clear presentation’ Jasni Bin A Razak
  • The instructor was very confident & knowledgeable’Vikneshwaran
  • Spacious, comfortable, instructor knowledge, lots of ‘hands-on’, well paced.  Fantastic.  Three days went so fast’Clinton Green
  • The instructor was able to answer questions asked by students in great detail’Jeffrey Goh
  • ‘The pace of the course was just about right ensuring everyone could follow and understand’ - Raymond Chua
  • ‘So far I have taken three separate courses with KBA, on all of which I have had a pleasant experience’ Raymond Chua
  • ‘Tidy & organised’ - Wilmar Timm
  • ‘Relaxed & hands on’ Jason Pearson
  • ‘Hands-on use of various hats/helmets’ – Charles Rowe
  • ‘Enthusiasm to do it right & willingness to listen to others experiences’ – Craig Smith
  • ‘The course is structured well, with ample time for all to gain experience with all equipment’ – Nick Nixon
  • ‘Excellent knowledge.  Everything professional.  Ten out of ten’ – Rick Shine
  • ‘Very good.  I would like to come back for another course’ Richard Lai
  • ‘Good equipment & environment.  Excellent’ Onkar Sharma
  • ‘Done 2 courses now with KBAT, can’t wait for the next one.  Interesting presentation, easily understood’ George Marantidis
  • ‘Clean & comfortable.  The instructor had a deep knowledge and a clear explanation.  Very satisfied with what we learnt’ Kei Honda
  • ‘Full range of helmets to work on.  Well scheduled.  Good environment & good content’ Wong Wee Kee
  • ‘Good layout of classroom’ Damien McNicholl
  • ‘I liked the ‘hands-on’ time with the hats.  Great!’ Mark Dalton
  • ‘I liked the quality of the training’Mike Cook
  • ‘Well presented.  KBA Training is always very good’ Mark Gooch
  • I liked the relaxed but professional environment. The instructor had good communication skills & background knowledge.  Well organised’Mike Price
  • ‘I had fun learning and improved my job scope.  Thank you for a great experience’ Barry John Morier
  • ‘Two thumbs up! Very constructive’ Ryan D. Tan
  • ‘First class training.  The instructor did a good job’ Joel M danan
  • ‘Professional’ Surumit B
  • ‘Knowledgeable & very good’Zoelkifli
  • ‘The instructor got us each to have a go on each of the hats & no rush’ Allan Ross
  • ‘Clean, neat set-up.  Organised.  Walked into classroom & everything was done.  Good clear instruction’ E.L. Hugo
  • ‘Good atmosphere.  Small number of students.  All KMDSI hats available to work on’ Robin Yeates