Do you need a closed bell diving certifcate?
If you want to dive to the deeper depths of the ocean, you need a closed bell diving certificate. Upon passing the training, you will receive the Norwegian Petroleum Safety Authority Norway’s certificate for saturation diving, class 2. The course is largely about procedures and emergency procedures when using a closed diving bell at greater depths.
Saturation dives can take several weeks to complete. You sleep and eat in the pressure chamber – and do not decompress until you are done.
To start the course you must have a minimum of one year of experience as a certified professional diver, 100 dives and 100 hours of bottom time.
We need top people at the bottom as well.
What do you learn?
The course is largely about procedures and emergency procedures when using a closed diving bell at greater depths. You will also learn more about diving physics, regulations, decompression, medicine and gas calculation related to saturation diving.
In addition, training is provided as an IMCA Diver Medical Technician (DMT), an advanced first aid course for divers.
You will have about 30 dives from the dive clock in shallow water, before the course ends with a dive to between 80 and 100 meters depth with subsequent decompression in the pressure chamber.
To start the course, you must be completed, you must have a minimum of one year of experience as a certified professional diver. You must also have a minimum of 100 dives and 100 hours of bottom time at the start of the course. You must have a valid health certificate for professional divers offshore.
The job market for saturation divers is mostly in oil and gas-related diving. This industry is constantly changing and we recommend you explore the possibilities yourself.
Upon passing the training, you will receive the Norwegian Petroleum Safety Authority Norway’s certificate for saturation diving, class 2. This is listed by the International Marine Contractors Association (IMCA) as recognized for saturation diving worldwide.
In addition, you will receive a diving certificate IMCA DMT certificate.