Advanced Technician

ADVANCED TECHNICIAN member of ASSET

Membership fee: GBP35.00

A person with both training and experience who is capable of working unsupervised on a wide variety of diving equipment.

Pre-requisites: Hold the Dive Industry Technicians Certificate together with at least three manufacturers equipment clinic Certificates, and have documented proof of 6 months full time (or the equivalent part time) experience in the maintenance and repair of diving equipment

or

Hold the Dive Industry Technicians Certificate and have documented proof of at least one year’s full time (or the equivalent part time) experience in the maintenance and repair of diving equipment and hold at least three manufacturers equipment clinic Certificates

Level of responsibility: May take responsibility for all work shop activities working unsupervised on a broad variety of equipment. May supervise less qualified Technicians and Associates

Notes :

1. This is the minimum grade required for the responsible person in an IDEST Approved Service Center working in accordance with ASSET CP1.
2. Manufacturers Technicians are exempted from the requirement to attend three manufacturers courses unless and until they move into general practice.