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What else do I need to work offshore?

As well as making sure you have the best training to get your new career in the subsea industry off to a flying start, what additional certificates and medicals will you need to be able to work offshore? Offshore Survival Course The Offshore Survival Course for UK waters is officially known as Basic Offshore Safety […]

DSV Koosha

We are deeply saddened by the loss of the 6 divers during the tragic sinking of the DSV Koosha.  Dhirendra Kadiyan, Parminder Kadiyan, Ajesh Guar, NK Sharma, Rajesh Dabaas and Jagtar Singh will all be greatly missed by those who knew them in the diving industry and we would also like to express our deepest […]

Where to train for your career subsea

Embarking on a subsea career – whether as an ROV pilot technician or commercial diver – can be a daunting prospect, especially when considering where to train, and deciding where you will get the best value for your investment.  There are a number of schools around the world to choose from, so here we give […]

Sport diver to commercial diver

DIVE 2011 is coming up this month at the Birmingham NEC, so we thought we’d have a look at why many leisure divers take the step to go from sport diving to commercial.  Chris Chell tells us about how he did it: ‘Before training to be a commercial diver I worked in fabrication and as […]

Meet our team – Rob Carswell

As an extremely experienced commercial diver and ROV pilot, Rob Carswell’s career has taken him all over the world, and as one of The Underwater Centre’s senior ROV instructors, he knows a thing or two about the subsea industry.  Rob’s subsea career began when he joined the Royal Navy, where he trained as a commercial […]