Overview

MTCS (UK) Ltd provide a range of training and competence certification programs for freelance and employed personnel involved in a range of commercial diving and related roles who wish to gain formal, independent and industry recognised certification, including:

• Dive Superintendent

A Dive Superintendent is regarded as someone who is fully conversant in all aspects of subsea marine operations.

They can successfully manage the Project Team during operations and will report directly to the Client Representative when offshore.

The Dive Superintendent is expected to coach and assess members of the Project Team in line with the assessment standards.

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• Senior Client Representative (Diving)

The Client Representative acts as the client’s eyes and ears during the offshore phase of a project. They are the prime method for monitoring what is going on at the site from both safety and efficiency points of view. They will be responsible for ensuring that the contractor executes the approved scope of work within the approved procedures.

Junior Client Representative (Diving) – entry level criteria and is working towards competence.

Client Representative (Diving) – completed Client Representative competences 1 to 7.

Senior Representative (Diving) – completed Senior Representative competences 1 to 3.

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• Client Representative (Diving)

The Client Representative acts as the client‘s eyes and ears during the offshore phase of a project. They are the prime method for monitoring what is going on at the site from both safety and efficiency points of view. They will be responsible for ensuring that the contractor executes the approved scope of work within the approved procedures.

Junior Client Representative (Diving) – entry level criteria and is working towards competence.

Client Representative (Diving) – completed Client Representative competences 1 to 7.

Senior Representative (Diving) – completed Senior Representative competences 1 to 3.

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• Dive Technician - Electrical, Mechanical and Supervisor

Dive Technician Supervisor

Regarded as someone who is fully conversant with the technical system requirements of diving equipment associated with subsea marine operations. They can supervise and lead the Dive Technical Team during operations and will report directly to the Offshore Project Manager/Dive Superintendent when offshore.

 

Senior Dive Technician (Mechanical)

Regarded as someone who is fully conversant with the electrical systems of diving equipment associated with subsea marine operations. They can participate fully in the Dive Technical Team during operations and will report directly to the Dive Technician Supervisor when offshore.

 

Senior Dive Technician (Electrical)

Regarded as someone who is fully conversant with the electrical systems of diving equipment associated with subsea marine operations. They can participate fully in the Dive Technical Team during operations and will report directly to the Dive Technician Supervisor when offshore.

 

Dive Technician (Mechanical)

Regarded as someone who is conversant with the mechanical systems of diving equipment associated with subsea marine operations. They can participate in the Dive Technical Team during operations and will report directly to the Dive Technician Supervisor when offshore.

 

Dive Technician (Electrical)

Regarded as someone who is conversant with the electrical systems of diving equipment associated with subsea marine operations. They can participate in the Dive Technical Team during operations and will report directly to the Dive Technician Supervisor when offshore.

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• Air Diving and Air Diving Supervisor

Air Diving Supervisor

Regarded as someone who is fully conversant in all air diving activities associated with the subsea marine operations. They can successfully supervise the dive team during operations and will report directly to the Diving Superintendent/Offshore Project Manager when offshore.

The Air Diving Supervisor is expected to coach and assess members of the Dive Team and act as a witness during the competence assessment process.

 

Air Diver

Regarded as someone who is fully conversant in all air diving activities associated with subsea marine operations. They can successfully participate in the diving team during operations and will report directly to the Diving Supervisor when offshore.

The Air Diver is expected to take part in the competence assessment process.

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• Bell (Saturation) Diving and Bell Diving Supervisor

Bell (Saturation) Diving Supervisor

Regarded as someone who is fully conversant in all diving activities associated with the subsea marine operations. They can successfully supervise the dive team during operations and will report directly to the Diving Superintendent/Offshore Project Manager when offshore.

The Saturation Diving Supervisor is expected to coach and assess members of the Dive Team and act as a witness during the competence assessment process.

 

Bell (Saturation) Diver

Regarded as someone who is fully conversant in all saturation diving activities associated with subsea marine operations. They can successfully participate in the diving team during operations and will report directly to the Diving Supervisor when offshore.

The Saturation Diver is expected to take part in the competence assessment process.

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• Life Support Supervisor and Life Support Technician

Life Support Supervisor

Regarded as someone who is fully conversant in all life support activities associated with the subsea marine operations. They can successfully supervise the life support team during operations and will report directly to the Diving Superintendent/Offshore Project Manager when offshore.

The Life Support Supervisor is expected to coach and assess members of the life support team and act as a witness during the competence assessment process.

 

Life Support Technician

Regarded as someone who is fully conversant with life support activities associated with subsea marine operations. They can fully participate in the life support team during operations and will report directly to the Life Support Supervisor when offshore.

The Life Support Technician is expected to take part in the competence assessment process and mentor/coach assistant life support technicians.

 

Assistant Life Support Technician

Regarded as someone who is conversant in life support activities associated with subsea marine operations. They can successfully participate in the life support team during operations and will report directly to the Life Support Supervisor when offshore.

The Assistant Life Support Technician is expected to take part in the competence assessment process.

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By following this link to MTCS Online, you will gain access to our Grade Assessment competence certification programs as well as a range of online training courses including High Voltage, Skills Assessor (for personnel involved in the assessment of personnel in the workplace) and High Pressure Hydraulics, which may also be of interest.

 

UPDATE: January, 2022 
In response to a number of recent enquiries, MTCS would like to clarify the requirements for Certificates of Competence for Commercial Diving personnel which can now only be achieved by Grade Assessment (GA).

Related Programs & Training

MTCS Commercial diving training and competence certification
COMMERCIAL DIVING ORGANOGRAM (PDF)

MTCS (UK) Ltd have accrued extensive knowledge from working with global maritime clients in oil & gas, hydrographic survey, subsea and renewables, experience which has enabled us to develop industry recognised competence assessment and certfification for commercial diving professionals.

To find out more about the Grade Assessment program, or any of the MTCS online training courses suitable for personnel working in these highly specialist commercial diving roles, please contact us using this form.

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