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Experience & Competence Assessment - HSE Surface Supplied & Top Up

Join our 3 week course and gain the internationally recognised HSE qualification; also save 50% on accommodation costs when you book*


3 week Experience & Competence Assessment – HSE Surface Supplied & Top Up: £5,370

Our Experience & Competence Assessment Course (ECA) allows experienced surface supplied air divers who do not have internationally recognised diving certificates to complete the assessments for the HSE SCUBA and Surface Supplied courses and gain the HSE SCUBA, Surface Supplied and HSE Surface Supplied Top Up certificates. This will give you certification that is recognised by the subsea industry world-wide, allowing you to take your career further.

The certificates you will obtain when you complete this course are:

  • HSE Surface Supplied
  • HSE Surface Supplied Top Up
  • First Aid at Work

All of our HSE commercial diving courses are recognised by IMCA under the IMCA International Code of Practice for Offshore Diving.

Price: £5,370

Special Accommodation Offer – your room and all meals for half price

When booking your course, you can also secure full-board accommodation that includes a shared, en-suite room and three meals, 7 days a week – for just £22/day. This offer means you will save 50% in accommodation costs when compared to our full price accommodation*. Our accommodation is on-site, and only a short walking distance from your diver training site and other facilities, meaning you can focus on your training and we can take care of the rest.

Please note, this is an assessment course only for experienced divers.  For courses including full tuition please see related courses.

*Accommodation charged at £22 per day. Full price is £44 per day. Offer includes fully-serviced, shared, en-suite room and food (3 meals, 7 days a week). Other additional charges for laundry are not included.


In order to be able to attend our ECA Surface Supplied course you will require the following: 

  • Log book evidence of dives undertaken at work at a range of specified depths within the two years prior to starting the course. Dives undertaken as part of a training course or recreational dives are not accepted.
  • A thorough knowledge of USN standard air and surface decompression schedules (revision 6) and British Navy line signals as well as the general principles of diving, as these will be assessed with no prior lectures. There will be a lecture on UK legislation.
  • A good understanding of English language as most of the course is carried out using voice communications.
  • An ‘in-date’ United Kingdom HSE Diving Medical Certificate (we also accept Norwegian, Dutch or Irish HSA approved Diving Medical Certificates);

For more information and advice about our training contact one of our Student Advisors;
Email: [email protected]
Or call +44 1397 703 786

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