UNDERWATER
WELDING

This course is for verified commercial divers. To learn how to weld underwater, see our Air/Mixed Gas Surface Supplied Diver program which includes underwater welding training.

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The International Diving Institute offers a 2 week, 80 hour course which covers the training you need to test for a Lloyd’s Register Underwater Welder certification.  The course culminates with a practical test proctored by a Lloyd’s Register Surveyor through American Welding Society (AWS).

 

Welding certifications are typically required when performing emergency welds on ships, as well as certain load-bearing or critical structures. Lloyd’s Register provides an internationally-recognized certification.


Underwater Welding (Certification) Course Cost: $4,900
AH

“THE BEST CIVILIAN COMMERCIAL DIVING SCHOOL”

The admin staff are the most incredible to work with throughout the process. The instructors have a passion for diving take the industry seriously. If you love a challenge and have great work ethic, this is the premier choice. And if you are a veteran, this school environment will have a familiar feel.

—Amber H.

MH

“Great place to be, exceptional  staff AND INSTRUCTORS”

I can’t say enough about how great this place really is, they really go above and beyond effortlessly because they’re all investing interest in producing better divers overall. I highly recommend this school for anyone interested in becoming a commercial diver and welder.

—Mike H.

CB

“An amazing school with outstanding instructors”

I’ve attended the air/mixed gas course, and i am currently enrolled in the underwater welding course. From the moment you show up, they have everyday planned out and ready for students to challenge themselves…

—Corey B.

Entry level requirements
18
years
old
GED
or high school
diploma
US
citizen
CERTIFIED (or be enrolled in our program)
in commercial
diving
INDUSTRY STANDARDS

The student is required to pass a Welder Performance Qualification (WPQ) to AWS D3.6:2010 for Underwater Wet Welding. The WPQ testing is witnessed by a Major Class Lloyd’s Register. ANSI standards are used for classroom training and testing.

CERTIFICATIONS AT COMPLETION

Lloyd’s Register: Welder Performance Qualification AWS D3.6:2010
International Diving Institute: School Certificate for AWS/ANSI

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