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A Diving Partnership: Delivering ADAS Training in Singapore

The Underwater Centre, Tasmania has entered into an International Training Establishment (ITE) Partnership with SSE Training Centre Pte Ltd, Singapore to deliver ADAS accredited commercial diver training. Our experienced diver training team travelled to Singapore in June 2017 to deliver the training, in English, to SSE personnel. This course was an RPL (Recognition of Prior Learning) Part […]

Commercial Diving – a Student Case Study

Bulgarian Alexander Paunov completed his 9-week Standard Career Package training at The Underwater Centre last year and tells us how his training kick-started his new career as a commercial diver. “The Underwater Centre helped prepare me for the reality of work as a diver” Inspired by his brother who works in the subsea industry, Alexander […]

Funding Available for Advanced Commercial Diver and ROV Training

Skills Development Scotland has awarded The Underwater Centre in Fort William funding to help ensure that Scotland is ready to supply the qualified workforce that the subsea industry will need in the future. The funding is available for advanced commercial diver courses, such as HSE Closed Bell, as well as ROV pilot technician training. Individual […]

5 Signs You Are Meant to be a Commercial Diver

Original article by our stateside colleagues at the Commercial Diving Academy 1. You cannot stand being behind a desk all day. Commercial Diving is all about implementing the fundamentals of your education everyday on the jobsite. After receiving your certification from an accredited commercial diving program, your skills and training will immediately be put to […]

The Saturation Diver Interview: Fredoon Kapadia

SAT diving might be a lucrative profession, but it does come with a downside — long stretches away from home and dangerous work conditions. Fredoon Kapadia has been a commercial diver for the last nine years. He has just returned from a two-month assignment in Saudi Arabia and is enjoying being on land. Original article […]