With immediate effect all JSSADC courses that haven’t already started will be cancelled. Those who have received Joining Instructions for a course will shortly receive a message confirming it has been cancelled. We’re very sorry about this but, as and …

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Given the current situation with COVID-19, it has been decided to cancel the 2020 JS DIving Safety Conference. Obviously this is very disappointing but it seems like an appropriate response to the situation. Should circumstances allow, the conference will be …

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BRd 2806(5) has just been updated to May 2017 Version 4 and will come into force from 1 April 2020. Full details including the major changes are contained in DSM(AT) 02/20 All diving regulations,including the updated BRd 2806(5) can be …

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Following information supplied by the Institute of Naval Medicine, DSM(AT) 1/20 (click here) has been released. This highlights the limited supplies of therapeutic oxygen carried on board emergency service vehicles and the importance of ensuring that each diving operation has …

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The table below contains a sanitised version (no names or units!) of the service diving incidents that have been received by JSSADC in 2020.

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The Joint Service Adventurous Training Wing (Cyprus) have a requirement for Rescue Divers to support their delivery of Ocean Diver courses. Dates for the next 12 months are in the table below Rescue divers must hold a minimum grade of …

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Expedition slots at JSSADC have now been allocated for 2020 as follows This means that any date not shown in the table above is now available on a first come first served basis.  If you’re interested then please read JSSADC Expedition …

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There have been a number of recent tragic cases where lives have been lost following fires on liveaboard vessels. The two most recent examples took place in Egypt and California where a total of 34 people were killed. Although investigations …

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It’s that time of year again where we’re looking forward to another great diving season. Once again we’re hoping that service divers will continue to come and help us out by acting as either guest or rescue divers during our …

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Hopefully most service divers are aware that JSSADC provides support to visiting expeditions in the form of a RIB, diving gas and storage/planning facilities. With the local area there is also plenty of service accommodation and dining facilities which should …

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