Qualification Overview

Qualification Title National Certificate in Diving (Foundation Skills) (Level 3)
Qualification Type National Certificate
Level 3
Credits 42
Subject Area
  • Society and Culture » Sport and Recreation » Sport and Recreation Activities
  • Community and Social Services » Diving
Strategic Purpose Statement
The National Certificate in Diving (Foundation Skills) (Level 3) [Ref: 1321] recognises the foundation skills and knowledge required of people entering any sector of the dive industry.

Holders of this qualification will have demonstrated competence in a number of required introductory and prerequisite diving skills and experiences. Candidates may choose to advance to a variety of dive and underwater construction qualifications such as the National Certificate in Diving (Leadership) (Level 4) [Ref: 1322], the National Certificate in Aquaculture (Diving) (Level 4) [Ref: 1210], or the Australian Dive Accreditation Scheme (ADAS) Part One and Two.

This qualification can be an entry point for people working in the dive industry. The qualification structure also recognises the diversity in diving workplaces and the nature of work that they can undertake. To reflect this, the qualification includes an elective section where candidates are able to choose unit standards relevant to their workplace. The compulsory unit standards meet the requirements of the Occupational Safety and Health Service's Limited Certificate of Competence, which allows entry into dive sectors such as Aquaculture, and Film and Photographic. They also allow entry to further training in the Underwater Construction, Scientific, Recreational Instruction, and Dive Tourism sectors of the industry.
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Entry Requirements Not available
Education Organisation 3 Organisations can assist in gaining this qualification
Developed By Skills Active Aotearoa Limited
Quality Assured By New Zealand Qualifications Authority
Number 1321
Status Current
Created October 2007
Last Date For Entry December 2021
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