Posts in:Underwater Welding

The Science Behind Underwater Welding

Posted: June 20th, 2018
Underwater welding plays an important role in construction, the maintenance of oil rigs and ships, and much more. Welding requires extreme heat to fuse two surfaces together. The idea of heating surfaces to such a high temperature while they are underwater often seems counterintuitive. After all, doesn’t water put...

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...

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...

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...