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10 Reasons Why A Career In Commercial Diving is Great for Veterans

Posted: May 29th, 2019
The transition from military service to civilian life can be a difficult change for many veterans. A career in the military is an honorable, brave decision, but it’s often a challenge to discover your new work passion after active duty ends. Many men and women are left wondering, what’s...

IDI Featured in The Post & Courier for Preeminent Underwater Welding Program That Trains Veterans

Posted: April 16th, 2019
It has been long time coming but IDI has officially moved into our new school facility located at the old Navy Base near the Lowcountry Innovation Center. The Post & Courier sent a reporter and photographer to tour the offices, classrooms and workshop space that encompass 24,000 square feet of state-of-the-art...

US Army National Guard Specialist and IDI Graduate Takes Oath of Enlistment to a New Depth

Posted: January 29th, 2019
SPC Jonathan Heaston of the US Army National Guard recently transferred from North Carolina and wanted to do something special for taking his Oath of Enlistment. For many veterans, finding meaningful civilian employment after service can be a challenging task. Jonathan found comradery and a rewarding career path here...

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...

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...

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...