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
  • Kirby Morgan / Dive Lab KMB User certification

Experience with the following techniques:

  • Proper use of surface supplied air equipment.
  • Diver communication skills using line pulls and electronic means
  • Knowledge of SSA Nitrox configurations
  • Basic maintenance of the Kirby Morgan Band Mask
  • 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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