The Assistant Life Support Technician Course at LDC Training enables participants to enter the lucrative commercial diving industry, irrespective of his or her background and qualifications.
LDC Training is now running an IMCA approved ALST course at its base in one of the busiest hyperbaric units in the UK, London Diving Chamber. This is an International Marine Contractors Association (IMCA) approved certification that is recognised internationally by the commercial diving industry.
Anyone can attend the course, irrespective of his or her background and qualifications. Becoming an ALST can expose you to a new career path within the commercial diving industry, which can see employees in this line of work earning from 50k plus per annum. A basic understanding of mathematics is also helpful for participants on the course.
An ALST is part of a team responsible for maintaining life support for divers living within hyperbaric saturation environments during offshore diving operations worldwide on fixed platforms and Dive Support Vessels.
Course instructor Ian Hughes from LDC Training explains who should attend the course: “The course is designed for new entrants to the IMCA Life Support Technician scheme and training to become and LST begins with the IMCA ALST qualification. This course is open to anyone, not just those with a background in saturation diving or medicine, and can offer participants a new career path within the commercial diving industry, and one that could prove to be very rewarding and lucrative.”