IDI is Veteran-Owned and Operated

Our faculty contains veterans from the US Navy, Army and Marine Corps, the Royal Navy and the Danish Navy.

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Trained By Our Elite Instructors

We understand exactly what it’s like to leave the military and start a life in the civilian world, and we also offer benefits to veterans who apply to our programs.

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We train veterans from all branches of the US Military and accept the GI Bill for all training options.

“My transition into the IDI program has been smooth and rewarding. I owe all my success to IDI and the elite staff who worked with me.”

Tyler | Commercial Diver & Former U.S. Coast Guard

Veteran Benefits

International Diving Institute is approved for VA Educational Benefit Programs. We accept CH 33 (Post 9-11), CH 31 (VOC/REHAB), and CH 30 (Montgomery GI Bill). Contact the school VA Representative for more information.

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Commercial diving and underwater welding offer a challenging, adventurous and rewarding career path.

IDI’s programs help shape your career path, ensuring the highest opportunity for job placements. Explore the training we offer below.

Air/Mixed Gas Surface <br/>Supplied Diving

Air/Mixed Gas Surface
Supplied Diving

Training for underwater construction jobs performing inspection, installation, maintenance, and recovery as an Air/Mixed Gas Surface Supplied Diver, including both topside and underwater wet welding training.

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Underwater Welding <br/>(Certification)

Underwater Welding
(Certification)

Building on your commercial diver training, a Lloyd’s Register Underwater Welding certification opens new doors. This certification is recognized worldwide and is valued by commercial diving companies.

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HAZWOPER/<br />HAZMAT

HAZWOPER/
HAZMAT

Hazardous Waste Operations and Emergency Response/ Hazardous Materials Technician training for both general and commercial diving use.

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ROV Pilot and <br>Technician

ROV Pilot and
Technician

Learn to perform inspection, installation, and commercial diver support underwater—Remotely operate vehicle training that meets or exceeds IMCA recommendations.

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Underwater Burning <br/>Training and Certification

Underwater Burning
Training and Certification

40-hour program consists of burning virtually all metal and other materials by cut, burned, pierced or melted Broco Underwater Ultrahemic System at ambient pressure.

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DCBC Unrestricted Surface Supplied Diving Supervisor

DCBC Unrestricted Surface Supplied Diving Supervisor

Take your expertise to the next level as a Diving Supervisor. This program will provide you with the knowledge, skills, and internationally recognized certificate you need for a successful and rewarding career.

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Financial Aid

Federal Student Aid is available for our Air/Mixed Gas Surface Supplied Diving program. Prospective students can apply for funding through FAFSA online free of charge. FSA options may include loans and grants. IDI also offers customized financial counseling for students who apply for any of our programs.

School Code
042556

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Student Amenities

Whether it’s comprehensive meal plans, affordable and convenient housing, or our state-of-the-art training facilities, we take care of our students at IDI. Our goal is to create an atmosphere that empowers students to do their best while they’re here.

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