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Posted : June 4, 2007
Hi

I am thinking of training for a diving instructor qualification. I am however colour blind. Will this affect my ability to pursue this path?

thanks


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Posted : June 4, 2007
Hello and thanks for the enquiry. You will be fine to become an instructor. The reason this question is in the HSE medical is for specific inspection tasks (usually for commercial divers) and for boat handlers, so this shouldn't affect you too much.

Dr O
Answer provided by Dr Oliver Firth
Dr Ollie Firth
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