SSA Full SSA Diver SSA Tender SSA Refresh SSA Experience


This program is specifically designed to train anyone working in a surface supplied diving environment to act as a competent Surface Tender. This is a non-diving course, designed for surface personnel. The student will learn to outfit a surface supplied diver, safely lower them into the water, tend the lines, communicate with the diver, remove them from the water and remove their equipment.

Certifications earned:

  • CPR / Oxygen / First Aid / AED designed specifically for commercial divers

Experience with the following techniques:

  • 2.5 days using surface supplied air equipment.
  • Surface Tender experience – assist with a minimum of 4 SSA dives.

The following prerequisites must be met to attend this course:

  • 18 years of age
  • Physically fit
  • Dedication to the safety of the diver

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