Category Archives: Training


NHC Provides Training Course for UMI in South Korea

May 5, 2015

National Hyperbaric Centre’s Global Training Manager, Richard Watson, carried out a bespoke Chamber Operator course for Undnie Marine Industries (UMI) Corporation in South Korea. UMI is involved in design, maintenance and the operation of Hyperbaric Oxygen Chambers and requires staff to be fully competent within this field. A 5-day course was organised at UMI Corporation’s facility in… Continue Reading »


Commercial Diver Shortage in Asia Pacific

March 17, 2015

Malaysian-based Samsian Solution & Services is in collaboration agreement with The Underwater Centre to train 21 selected individuals to undergo a three-month commercial diving training period. This program is for the purpose of addressing the current lack of commercial divers particularly in the South East Asia region. The candidates are currently undertaking the Standard Commercial… Continue Reading »


Become a Commercial Diver: Education and Career Roadmap

March 3, 2015

Commercial divers work with teams of engineers to perform mechanical repairs and construction underwater. Divers work in all types of water, including rivers, bays and the ocean. Step 1: Complete a High School Degree High school students can prepare for a commercial diving career by taking courses involving problem-solving and mechanics. Students should also maintain… Continue Reading »


South Coast centre offers diving scholarships

February 16, 2015

A dive centre in Hampshire is offering two diving beginners the chance to train to PADI Divemaster level and to learn about the sports scuba diving industry, with scholarship funding. Andark Diving and Watersports, of Lower Swanwick near Southampton, is offering the training with sponsorship from the diving computers manufacturer Suunto. To qualify as PADI… Continue Reading »


Underwater Welding Schools!

January 27, 2015

Worldwide Commercial Diving Schools That Also Teach Underwater Welding Here is a list of underwater welding schools and diving academies broken up by location. This list has terms that are interchangeable terms such as diving schools, training centers, academies and underwater welding. If you are want to learn underwater welding then what you are really… Continue Reading »


NOAA divers come for the water, stay for the savings

January 20, 2015

Key West’s loss is Panama City’s gain. The National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration (NOAA) will move a winter diving training program from Key West to Panama City this winter to reduce the cost of the program, said Greg McFall, director of NOAA’s Diving Program. McFall said the decision to move the three-week program was based… Continue Reading »


Panama City Holds NOAA Diver Training Course

January 15, 2015

It may not be the peak tourist season in the Panhandle, but some scientists are calling Bay County home for a few weeks while they become certified professional divers. The National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration (NOAA) is teaming up with FSU Panama City so that researchers can grab their fins, masks and tanks. The NOAA… Continue Reading »


Open Water Training

January 8, 2015

The pool training season runs from November to March each year. Normally new divers complete all the necessary pool training exercises by the end of the pool season and continue their training in the sea thereafter. Note that, with the new SSAC training schedule, you should be able to dive in the sea before the… Continue Reading »


Top Education/Training Articles for 2014

December 25, 2014

If you’re looking to enter the oil and gas industry, check out the various training and education-related links below. SD School of Mines Uses Shale Plays to Advance Research, Teach Students Students in the shale research program at the South Dakota School of Mines & Technology are studying the program’s first core samples. Energy Institute:… Continue Reading »


Major HSE Training Program Starts in Iraq

December 19, 2014

Royal Dutch Shell and international oil and gas training standards body OPITO have teamed up to train up to 15,000 Iraqi energy industry workers to deal safely with the potential hazards of hydrogen sulphide (H2S). Shell and OPITO aim to ensure that the workers are trained to the globally-recognized H2S standard. A corrosive and hazardous… Continue Reading »

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