4 WEEK COURSE
Class ii is also commonly known as the “offshore commercial dive ticket”. The diver doing class ii is trained in preparedness for the offshore industry, where he/she is trained to work from a “wetbell”, trained in the use of decompression chambers using surface oxygen, using hot water machines and wearing hot water suites with further theoretical lectures and practical dives to 50 meters. specific underwater tasks needed by this class.
All trainees must be 18 years and older, must have passed a
DIVE MEDICAL at a DEPARTMENT OF EMPLOYMENT & LABOUR approved DIVE DOCTOR, and the trainee must successfully have completed the COMMERCIAL CLASS III.
The trainee must be able to do basic mathematics-add/subtract/divide/minus,be able to speak,read and write English.
The trainee has to pass a swim test on the surface and underwater and be able to breathhold underwater.
He/she must have the right attitude and must be willing to learn and work hard-the course is intense.
LECTURES IN, History of diving, diving physics, diving physiology, diving procedures, decompression theory, diving emergency’s, compressors HP and LP, air banks, decompression chambers, diver communication, seamanship, HIRA, dive planning, dive equipment, safety, underwater hazards and diver legislation, decompression tables and the treatment of diving sicknesses and accidents, L3 1st aid course,
Tests will be done during the course.
Lectures in structures in the offshore industry, * Lectures in Dynamic positioning vessels, * Lectures in Surface decompression, * Lectures in various tools and equipment, Tests will be done during the course.
PRACTICAL: Dives will be done up to 50 meters Dives will be done from our Wetbell at 12 meters Will be working on a complicated riser flange system Dives with Hotwater suits and a functioning hot water machine. At JACKS DIVE CHEST we strive to do at least 35 dives and 1200 minutes dive time.
MINIMUM DIVE TIMES
30 – 39 METERS 100 MINUTES 04 DIVES
40 – 50 METERS 150 MINUTES 07 DIVES
This is however the minimum time required, at JACKS DIVE CHEST we strive to do at least 35 dives and 1200 minutes dive time on SCUBA
You will also do a 50metre dive in the SURFACE DECOMPRESSION CHAMBER checking the effects of NITROGEN NARCOSIS and the effects of BOYLES LAW.
The trainee will need his own wetsuit 5mm or 7mm,fins, mask,booties and Safety shoes. We supply all trainees with overalls, tshirts,caps,backpack,manuals for the course. On successful completion of the class III commercial dive course you are awarded a personalized DOGTAG as proof of your completion of the commercial dive course.