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Training Courses

First Stage Service and Training offers an extensive range of qualifications for your business, whether you are looking for best safety practices for staff to fill tanks or you require advanced service technician training we can help.

First Stage Service and Training offer three of the best Non-diving technician training certification in Australia

  • Technicians Qualification System (TQS)
  • Scuba Diving International (SDI)
  • Technical Diving International (TDI)

The Technician's Qualification System has been designed to provide appropriate training for new scuba technicians and verify skills of current technicians. There are 3 levels to the TQS program.

Level One
This the formal entry point for a person wanting to become a recognised skilled scuba technician. The candidate must attend a TQS sanctioned training course.

During a level one program the candidate will learn high level of competency in the following:

Understand the working principles of the scuba equipment mechanics and air flow.

  • Learn how to setup reporting and develop quality control systems of safety.
  • Comply and navigate manufacturing manuals and schematics
  • Learn principles of inspection and fault finding
  • Disassembly and assembly procedures
  • Tuning, adjustment and testing of complete sets of regulators
  • Handle and safety of workshop equipment
  • Customer communications and report handling   
  • Please note this is not a manufacturer’s seminar, but a service technician’s training course. This course is designed to prepare you for any tech seminar and to help you on your way to become a Scuba Technician.

Technical Diving International courses conducted at First Stage Service and Training are all non-diving. No need to get water unless it’s for fun right! The courses offered are designed to enhance the skills of store staff and provide safe working conditions for employees and consumers within those stores or operations.

The SDI/TDI courses offered are;

  • Air Fill Station Operation (SDI)
  • Visual Inspection Procedures (SDI)
  • Equipment Speciality (SDI)
  • Nitrox Gas Blending (TDI)
  • Oxygen Service Technician (TDI)
  • EDGE/HOG Equipment Service Clinic (TDI)





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Dave on Site 3


On site safety is our first priorty.

Here David Mifsud (right) from BOC is helping Steve Blume with Oxygen safety training


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