New Zealand Certificate in Diving (Supervision)

Academy of Diving Trust

Subject area

Sport and Recreation Activities


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Entry requirements

Prerequisite for entry:
New Zealand Certificate in Diving (Level 3) [Ref: 3886] or able to demonstrate equivalent knowledge and skills.

About the course

What can I expect out of this qualification?

This qualification will provide the dive industry with dive supervisors who can independently manage and control the needs and welfare of groups of certified divers. Graduates are able to manage safety and implement industry good practice standards for diving trips and underwater tours in accordance with the ethical and professional responsibilities of a dive supervisor.

This qualification allows for graduates to build on their dive knowledge and practice through specialising in additional dive competencies through the completion of an optional strand. Graduates who achieve an optional strand, will also be able to assist the master of a dive vessel, operate dive plant and service equipment, or conduct dive sales and merchandising, dependent on strand selection.

What graduates earn

Graduates who studied Sport and Recreation at this level can earn:


Median earnings one year after study


Median earnings two years after study


Median earnings five years after study

Status one year after study

Employment rate two years after study


Employment rate two years after study

Data as at November 2022

Contact details

Main Campus Office

Phone: (06) 356 1665
Fax: (06) 354 1978

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