DBA: Diving Dynamics Kelowna, BC Canada (PCTIA # 705)

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Unrestricted Occupational Scuba Diver (DCBC)

The Unrestricted Occupational Scuba Diver program will provide graduates certification to the CSA standards and upon application will be certified through the Diver Certification Board of Canada as an Unrestricted Occupational Scuba Diver. The DCBC is internationally recognized as leader in diver training standards. Graduates of this program will be qualified to use scuba equipment to a maximum depth of 40m under the operational guidelines set forth by the CSA Z275.2 standards for commercial diving operations.

This qualification will provide graduates with employment opportunities in the fields of environmental assessment diving, engineering inspections, scientific diving, aquaculture, sea food harvesting, supporting roles in the underwater film industry, police & public safety diving and archaeological diving.

This fulltime training will be completed over 6 weeks.

Academic & Practical Training Modules

  • Diving Physics, Diving Physiology & Diving Pathophysiology
  • Dive Station Mobilization & Demobilization
  • DCIEM Tables
  • High Pressure Gas Breathing Air Delivery Systems (Grade E / CSA Z180 Compliant Systems)
  • Documentation Requirements as per Provincial Diving Regulations and the CSA Standards.
  • Dive Accident Management Training
  • Dive Hazard Assessment Protocols
  • Hyperbaric Orientation Dives
  • Dive Rescue
  • Survey & Mapping Techniques
  • Search & Recovery Operations
  • Rigging
  • Use of Salvage Bags (Open, Boulder, Pillow & Salvage Tube Operations.)
  • Civil Projects
  • Simulated Decompression Diving
  • Line Pull Communication
  • Wireless Communication
  • Full Face Mask Diving Procedures
  • Environmental Diving
  • Dark Water Diving
  • Inspection Diving & Report Writing
  • Underwater Digital Still and Video Inspection
  • General Marine Engineering Certification
  • Scuba Equipment Trouble Shooting Seminar
  • Scuba Equipment Flow Bench Analysis
  • Live Boat Operations
  • Diving Platform Operations
  • Current Diving Operations
  • Diving Legislation
  • Breathing Air Standards
  • Contractor & Client Relations


Unrestricted Occupational Scuba Diver In-Water Times



0 – 20m (0 – 66ft)

900 minutes with not less than 25 dives.

Not less than 5 dives to the maximum depth.

21 – 40m (69 – 132ft)

300 minutes with not less than 10 dives

With at least one dive to a maximum depth.