Posts in:International Diving Institute

ROV Pilots and Technicians

Posted: February 02nd, 2018
The time to launch your ROV Pilot Career is Now! There is currently a high demand for Remotely Operated Vehicle (ROV) Pilots and Technicians, and this demand is expected to increase exponentially in the coming years.  In fact, a recent report from the International Marine Contractors Association found that currently...

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...

Using Your GI Bill Benefits to Launch Your Diving Career

Posted: December 07th, 2017
If you’ve recently completed your military service, you know that the clock is ticking on your GI benefits and, if you don’t use them, you could lose them. Enrolling in a traditional university, however, may not be the right choice for you. Whether the prospect of sitting through four...

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...

IDI trains U.S. Army Alpha Company 169th Engineer Battalion in Underwater Welding Certification

Posted: August 11th, 2017
Underwater Welding Certification Training Capitalizing on a two-year affiliation with Alpha Company, 169 Engineer Battalion - U.S. Army Engineer Dive School, based in Panama City, Florida, members of this elite Army unit were on hand at International Diving Institute for the past two weeks learning the skills necessary to become...

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...

Diving School Offers Innovative Program for Veterans Returning from Service

Posted: April 10th, 2017
INTERNATIONAL DIVING INSTITUTE (IDI) OFFERS VETERANS TRU ENVIRONMENTTM TRAINING FOR HIGH-PAYING, REWARDING CAREERS IN COMMERCIAL DIVING AND UNDERWATER WELDING CHARLESTON, SC – FEBRUARY 14, 2017 – This week, the International Diving Institute (IDI) launched a brand-new website which seeks to target U.S. Veterans, among others, to become trained in commercial...