6841-Underwater Divers

Job Title: 

Underwater Divers

Job Description: 

Underwater divers work under the surface of water, using underwater breathing apparatus to inspect, install, repair, and remove equipment and structures, conduct tests or experiments, rig explosives, photograph structures or marine life or find and recover missing items and persons.


Checking and maintaining diving equipment such as helmets, masks, air tanks, diving suits, harnesses and gauges

Linked Education ( CESM Codes ) : 

1308 - Physiology, Pathology and Related Sciences

Specific Occupations: 

684101 - Diver
Description : Swims underwater to undertake tasks such as seafood gathering, research, salvage and construction.
Green Occupation : No
Green Skill : NoTrade : No
Specializations : Abalone Diver, Clearance Diver, Fisheries Diver, Hyperbaric Welder Diver, Mining Diver, Offshore Diver, Onshore Diver, Pearl Diver, Saturation Diver, Scientific Diver, Underwater Salvage Worker, Underwater Worker

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Source Of Info: 

Source : Organising Framework for Occupations (OFO) 2013, Department of Higher Education and Training, Republic of South Africa