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Scuba diving within education

When diving as part of university studies, training and skills development, the diving supervisor determines what previous skills is required for the individual dive. According to Diving regulations at the University of Gothenburg, the diver performing diving within education shall:

  • have a minimum level of proficiency of CMAS**, PADI Rescue Diver or equivalent certification level for scuba divers
  • have completed and been approved for diving at a medical checkup according to AFS 2005:6 (in Swedish) or have an equivalent foreign certificate
  • have undergone CPR training within the last three years
  • if using any personal diving equipment diving equipment, it must be CE marked and comply with regulations from The Swedish Work Environment Authority and have completed service / maintenance by authorized diving company within the past 12 months

The smallest diving team within education consists of 3 persons; a dive supervisor with at least DykLS or AESD certificate, the person undergoing the training and a diver with a minimum of S30 or ESD certificate. The diving shall be planned and documented as scientific diving.

Page Manager: Maria Asplund|Last update: 3/17/2014

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