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Verification of Diver Qualifications

This information note supersedes IMCA D 02/18 which is now withdrawn.

This information note has been produced to help IMCA Members and others verify the validity of diving certificates recognised by IMCA for the purpose of demonstrating the basic competence of those seeking employment as commercial divers within:

  • the offshore commercial diving sector (the class of offshore diving); and
  • the inland/inshore commercial diving sector (the class of inland/inshore diving).

This information note should be read in conjunction with IMCA information note 1610 – IMCA Position Statement on Offshore & Inland/Inshore Commercial Diving Qualifications.

For further information, please click on the PDF.

IMCA Contact

Bryan McGlinchy
Diving Consultant

Information Note Details

Published date: 27 April 2022
Information note ID: 1609

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