Posts in:Commercial Dive Training Programs

Police Diving: What Does It Take?

Posted: July 06th, 2018
Unlike your average desk job, commercial diving offers a variety of experiences which allow you to see the world and make it a better place in the process. Often, when people think about commercial diving, construction comes to mind.  After all, someone needs to build and maintain the infrastructures...

The IDI Way

Posted: May 23rd, 2018
Choosing a commercial diving school can seem like a daunting process as there are many things you need to consider. The first things that come to mind are typically cost and time commitment. In addition, you’ll need to consider the quality of the education you’ll receive. Lastly, you’ll want...

Meet Jack Bauer, Underwater Welding Instructor

Posted: April 19th, 2018
    I teach a two-week (80hr) wet welding course here at International Diving Institute.  The course is demanding with heavy emphasis on electromagnetism, safety, metallurgy, electrolysis, thermodynamics, and joint design. Students get an average of 20-24hrs of actual wet welding time utilizing different machines and various types of electrodes. We...

Commercial Diver Training Programs at IDI

Posted: March 16th, 2018
When you are ready to take the plunge and launch your new career, International Diving Institute (IDI) is here to train and certify you.  IDI offers a wide range of commercial diving training to provide you with the skills and certifications you will need for a career in the...

Student Life in Charleston

Posted: January 11th, 2018
As a student at the International Diving Institute, you’ll have the opportunity to enjoy everything the beautiful city of Charleston, South Carolina has to offer. When you’re not in the classroom or gaining hands-on experience in the water, you’ll have the chance to explore the city with your classmates....

How to Choose the Right Commercial Diving Program for YOU

Posted: December 29th, 2017
Working as a commercial diver can be extremely rewarding and engaging. It is not, however, easy. In fact, a career as a commercial diver is very demanding. Due to this reality, it is important to ensure that you are properly prepared for your career through high-quality instruction and training....

The Few, The Elite; How to Become a Commercial Diving Supervisor

Posted: December 07th, 2017
If you’re looking for a way to take your diving career to the next level, you may wish to consider become a commercial diving supervisor. It is vital that you possess the traits that make for a good Commercial Diving Supervisor. These include: Leadership Skills As a commercial diving supervisor, you’ll...

What Industries and/or Organizations Regulate Commercial Diver Training and Certification

Posted: October 12th, 2017
Before you can begin a rewarding and engaging career as a commercial diver, you need to complete an extensive training program and earn your certification. At IDI, we hold our students to high standards. We want you to get out in the world and to start your careers, but...

International Diving Institute (IDI) Approved as NAVSEA Diver Training Facility

Posted: April 10th, 2017
IDI becomes the exclusive training facility for dive groups in the United States Navy. Students at the International Diving Institute already have the advantage of training at IDI’s Tru Environment™ facility, in an area rich in diving history. Now that IDI is a NAVSEA-approved diver training facility, they can boast...

New Certification Puts Charleston Diving School on Elite Level

Posted: April 10th, 2017
Graduates with a Diver Certification Board of Canada (DCBC) will be approved for commercial deep diving outside and inside the U.S. The International Diving Institute (IDI) announced that they will now be offering DCBC Unrestricted Surface-Supplied Diver certifications, furthering their status as one of the premier commercial diving schools in...