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Commercial Diving Q and A Forum

All questions are answered by Alf Leadbitter, Dive Training Manager or Ali MacLeod Assistant Dive Training Manager at The Underwater Centre. Now a commercial instructor Alf has 15 years experience as a commercial diver where he worked his way up to Sat Diving Supervisor and Oil Company Rep. Ali has been diving for 16 years and is a qualified Diver, Dive Supervisor and Diver Medic. The Underwater Centre is the only centre to offer all the HSE commercial diving qualifications from Scuba to Closed Bell (Saturation Diving) as well as industry tailored skills courses, Diver Medic courses and Assistant Life Support Technician courses.

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Question - Instrumentation technician in saturation diving
Any information and help full tips on Instrumentation technician in saturation diving? I'm currently learning an 'electronic, electrical and ins ...
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Question - Hi I'm not new to diving but I am to commercial diving, and just wondering what does the 1level of commercial diving allow you to work as? Exept f ...
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Question - with hope im going to be loaded on the premium industry course on 2nd of april at the underwater centre, ive been franticly searching the internet ...
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Question - Hello I am a new commercial diver from the uk, and have been working in the middle east for a short amount of time, but would like to move back to ...
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Question - I am 24 years old and currently working for a pearl diving company in Australia. I am deck hand for the divers and have over a year experience, ...
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Question - Hi my names andrew im new to the site so first of all hello to everyone. Im fairly new to the diver scene but after doing previous padi diving ...
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Question - Hi, I'm new to diving so don't be too hard on me. I've been looking into opportunities to change my career from a boring office job to commercial ...
I'm 24 and have worked for a financial compan for 5 years. I have a love of swimming and a hate of working in the office. I would be willing to wo ...
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Question - hi everyone, my name is Abubakar Bashir, an african from Nigeria. my reason for writing to this highly respected and professional forum, is to ...
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Question - Hi - I'm crying out for a career change from my incredibly soul destroying office job and thinking about a career in diving, having looked aound a ...
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Question - Hi Im a type 1 diabetic and i was just enquiring to see if i'd be able to undertake training as a commercial diver and if i'd have a good chan ...
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Question - Hi my name is Mark,i 've been interested in ind diving since i was young,and was wanting to know if their is an alternative way of funding my trai ...
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Question - Hi all ,i am new to commercial diving I done commercial scuba i got 300+ diving hours in Romania now i wana try my luck in Uk can anyone gimme som ...
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Question - Hello. I am a former diver in the Navy, and I just finished the commercial diver course. Does anybody know some job opportunities ?
As previous experience, I was a welder an d fitter in a Shipyard, and I have some construction knowledge as well.
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Question - Hi My name is Niklas and Im from Sweden. I currently work as a diver apprentice for a swedish company. This is an apprenticship that will lead t ...
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Question - Hello, thank you in advance for your help. I'm a time served pipe fitter welder specialising in T.I.G welding. I'm interested in becoming a deep ...
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