Trip Report: Tommy Grahams Cave

Our Trip Report series continues with a trip to Tommy Grahams Cave in Australia. Learn more about getting there, hauling your gear to the dive site and what to expect from the dives. Wanna take this trip? We know a guy, check out the article for more info.

South West Rocks: The Site With Bite

Nowhere else on earth quite compares to the Oceania region when it comes to underwater variety. Regardless of experience or interest, there’s a diving adventure to suit every taste and pocket, from tropical coral reefs and big critter action to deep water wrecks and seemingly endless caves. It’s just a case of taking the plunge and diving in.

The fate of the SS President Coolidge

First, we told you about this wreck’s heyday and how it went from luxury ship to navy vessel. Now we’re giving you the rest of the story of how it ended up on the ocean floor. Learn more about how this ship sank during its last voyage.

Experience the Magic

When people think scuba diving they my not think of New Zealand right way. What you don’t know is how much you’re missing out by not putting it at the very top of your scuba bucket list!

HUET Safety Divers Needed!


Oceania Australia Divers

The ACE Training Centre has Australia’s premier HUET training facility that provides a fully immersive training environment. Candidates go through HUET, Sea Survival and water winching in conditions that they could face in real life.  We provide South East Asia and the Pacific’s most realistic training to ensure that each candidate is comfortable and confident in the skill sets they have been trained in order to increase the chances of surviving an overwater air incident.


ACE HUET Safety Diver Requirements

Qualifications:

  • ACE HUET Safety Diver Requirements
  • First Aid HLTAID003
  • CPR HLTAID001
  • AED HLTAID002
  • Oxygen Administrator
  • Construction white card
  • Dive Medical AS2299.3
  • Dive professional insurance
  • TAE

HUET Safety Diver Duties

  • The role of the safety diver is to assist the instructor with trainees and work as an intermediary for signals between the instructor and the Water Safety Officer (WSO/Dive Supervisor).
  • The safety diver will comply with any directions given by the Lead Instructor (LI), Facility Manager or Water Safety Officer (WSO/Dive Supervisor), if they agree it is safe to do and the request is within the restraints of their professional training.
  • Safety divers are to hold current qualifications as per Job Description
  • Safety divers must ensure they maintain the currency of their AS 2299 Occupational Diving Medical (valid for 12 months from the date of issue.)
  • Safety divers are to be certified by the HUET Manager, as competent in rescue procedures utilising the METSTM. Divers will be trained as ERDI HUET safety Divers
  • Safety divers must annually read and sign the Toll OPM.
  • Safety Divers must have annually completed and passed the Toll Diver Operational Standards exam. All questions must be answered correctly for a satisfactory result.
  • Safety Divers must have had a check and training evaluation completed by the Dive Supervisor within 12 months to remain current.
  • Ensuring the safety of trainees, Instructors, and all other personnel in the water during practical underwater escape sequences.
  • Divers are not to entre METS30 during HUET Course
  • Divers are not to go under the METS30 During training, Equipment is provided
  • Correct removal and replacement of exits.
  • Assist course Instructors if required.
  • Initiate Safety Raise if required.
  • Surface communication with the Water Safety Officer.
  • Correct diving procedures IAW Toll OPM and Workplace Health & Safety.
  • Attend daily toolbox discussion covering the daily activities with the

ACE Water Safety Officer Requirements

Qualifications:

  • METS 30 Maintenance SSL trained
  • SSL trained theatre Operator
  • Active Open water dive instructor with dive insurance
  • ERDI HUET Safety Diver
  • Service tech for SCUBA Gear
  • First Aid HLTAID003
  • CPR HLTAID001
  • AED HLTAID002
  • Oxygen Administrator
  • Construction white card
  • Dive Medical AS2299.3
  • Cert 4 TAE

Water Safety Officer Duties:

  • HUET equipment Maintenance
  • METS Maintenance level 3
  • Theatre Operator
  • Dive gear Maintenance
  • ACE TC general duties
  • HUET Course safety diver supervisor
  • Air Fill station operator
  • EBS fill station operator
  • The role of the safety diver is to assist the instructor with trainees and work as an intermediary for signals between the instructor and the Water Safety Officer (WSO/Dive Supervisor).
  • The safety diver will comply with any directions given by the Lead Instructor (LI), Facility Manager or Water Safety Officer (WSO/Dive Supervisor), if they agree it is safe to do and the request is within the restraints of their professional training.
  • Safety divers are to hold current qualifications as per Job Description
  • Safety divers must ensure they maintain the currency of their AS 2299 Occupational Diving Medical (valid for 12 months from the date of issue.)
  • Safety divers are to be certified by the HUET Manager, as competent in rescue procedures utilising the METSTM. Divers will be trained as ERDI HUET safety Divers
  • Safety divers must annually read and sign the Toll OPM.
  • Safety Divers must have annually completed and passed the Toll Diver Operational Standards exam. All questions must be answered correctly for a satisfactory result.
  • Safety Divers must have had a check and training evaluation completed by the Dive Supervisor within 12 months to remain current.
  • Ensuring the safety of trainees, Instructors, and all other personnel in the water during practical underwater escape sequences.
  • Divers are not to entre METS30 during HUET Course
  • Divers are not to go under the METS30 During training, Equipment is provided
  • Correct removal and replacement of exits.
  • Assist course Instructors if required.
  • Initiate Safety Raise if required.
  • Surface communication with the Water Safety Officer.
  • Correct diving procedures IAW Toll OPM and Workplace Health & Safety.
  • Attend daily toolbox discussion covering the daily activities with the WSO

We are looking for dive professionals to join our team as HUET Safety Divers. You will be trained as an ERDI HUET Safety Diver. Learn more by visiting: www.acetrainingcentre.com.au

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