IMCA runs a certification scheme for life support technicians, as set out in IMCA offshore diving supervisor and life support technician certification schemes .
Those meeting entry criteria (such as holding a recognised diver training certificate), first undergo IMCA-approved training in the relevant category:
Then, after gaining the required, logged experience at assistant level, candidates can be put forward by IMCA diving contractor members to sit the relevant IMCA examinations:
- IMCA certification scheme and examinations process
- Verify an IMCA certificate (including the list of withdrawn certificates)