construction commercial diver


Commercial divers work below the surface of the water to install equipment, such as hydraulic structures, waterways and marine facilities. They also inspect, remove and repair the structures.

Alternative label

  • offshore diver

  • commercial diver

  • surface supplied diver

  • saturation diver

  • underwater welder

  • scaphandrier

  • HAZMAT diver

  • inshore diver

  • commercial diver in construction industry

  • construction diver

Regulatory aspect

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Essential skills and competences

Essential Knowledge

Optional skills and competences

Optional Knowledge



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