Chamber operator course

This course will provide entry level candidates with the theoretical and operational understanding required to enter a career as a trainee chamber operator.

Chamber operators carry out the vital tasks associated with the operation and safe use of re-compression chambers. They must be able to operate the chamber for treatments or for surface decompression.

JFD's chamber operator course is designed to provide delegates with a sound understanding of the physics and physiology of diving, current legislation and to provide a working knowledge of plant and equipment, gas systems, documentation and record keeping.

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Course Start date End date Location Cost Book
Chamber Operator 28th January 2019 30th January 2019 Aberdeen - NHC £700 +VAT BOOK NOW
Chamber Operator 7th May 2019 9th May 2019 Aberdeen - NHC £700 +VAT BOOK NOW

 

This course can be scheduled on demand anywhere in the world.

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 Chamber operator

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Course objectives

The objectives of the course are to provide a theoretical and operational understanding of the physics and physiology of diving, to familiarise entrants with the current legislation and to provide a working knowledge of plant and equipment, gas systems, documentation and record keeping. The course is designed to provide practical experience of the correct operation of air chambers.

Entry requirement

No prior experience is required for this course.

Certification

On successful completion of the course, all students will be issued with an NHC certificate of training.

Course duration

3 days.

Experienced personnel will give instruction on the following topics:

  • Role of supervisor / attendant
  • Basic diving physics and physiology
  • Decompression theory
  • Decompression illnesses
  • Recompression methods
  • Chamber construction
  • Chamber hygiene and hazards
  • Legislation – UK
  • Fire safety and accidents
  • Chamber medic
  • Chamber layout and checks
  • Practical chamber operation
  • Emergency procedures
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