Posts in:ROV Pilot and Technician

Remotely Operated Vehicles (ROVs) in Commercial Diving

Posted: August 22nd, 2018
What is ROV? Remotely operated vehicles (ROVs) are tethered submersibles that are used in various applications. Unlike remote controlled vehicles for the land and air, ROVs are designed to work underwater. They are crewed by a pilot, copilot and tender from the surface control system, and do not require a diver....

International Diving Institute Divers Explain Complexity of Thai Cave Rescue

Posted: July 11th, 2018
CHARLESTON, SC (WCBD) -- Thai Navy Seals say all 12 boys and their soccer coach have been rescued from a flooded cave, ending an ordeal that lasted more than 2 weeks. Many across the world watched the developments of the rescue, including several divers in the Charleston area, who truly...

International Diving Institutes ROV Instructor Interviewed Regarding Thailand Rescue Efforts

Posted: July 09th, 2018
Global News interviewed International Diving Institutes ROV instructor regarding the rescue efforts in Thailand. A commercial diver with more than 35 years experience’ says that the ongoing efforts to rescue a team of soccer players in Thailand are unimaginably difficult and intimidating. Mike Roberts, owner of Divetech Limited in Goodwood, N.S., says that he...

Possible Career Paths for IDI Graduates

Posted: February 23rd, 2018
Once you have completed your course work at IDI and earned your certifications, you will be prepared to begin your career in various capacities in the maritime industries.  These are lucrative jobs with opportunity for advancement and with many possible routes to choose.  Below are a few of the...

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...