Underwater work

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Underwater work is work done underwater, generally by divers during diving operations, but includes work done underwater by remotely operated vehicles and manned submersibles.

Skills commonly used by all professional diving occupations[edit]

Underwater navigation[edit]

  • Pilotage
  • Compass navigation
  • Use of a guideline or jackstay

Underwater searches[edit]

Rigging and lifting[edit]

Inspection, measuring and recording[edit]

Use of basic hand tools[edit]

Skills specific to specialist occupations[edit]

Underwater oxy-arc cutting
Underwater fillet weld in a training pool