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NF 57-03-36 Field Trainer Skills Checklist

What: This form is used by a UDS or other NOAA Diver who is certified as a NOAA Dive Trainer and is authorized to conduct initial training for a certified diver entering the NOAA Diving Program. This initial skills checklist should be completed over four separate sessions in a pool or confined water area. It includes the initial swim test, a series of individual and buddy skills, and dive rescues.

When: A copy is submitted to NDC via the email address along with supporting documents when a prospective NOAA Diver has completed all required training and a request for a Letter of Authorization to Dive is submitted to the Diving Program Manager.

Record keeping: A digital or printed copy should be retained at the unit.


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