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Astronaut vs Commercial Diver: Similarities and Differences

The UK Government announces today the location of a new spaceport that will be used to launch manned missions and commercial satellites into space. This exciting development brings space travel and exploration one step nearer to us, but closer to home 95% of the Earth’s oceans remain unexplored*.  How does working as an astronaut compare to […]

What do I need to work as a commercial diver in Australia?

Australia is a great place to live and work, so our support team in Tasmania are often asked what diving certification you need to be able to work as a commercial diver in Australia. Here we explain the options available to experienced commercial divers who want to work down under.   Australian Commercial Diver Certification To […]

Jason Mutch: Armed Forces to Commercial Diving

“A visit to an Armed Forces oil and gas fair proved to be life changing for former soldier and NDT technician Jason Mutch. The 27 year old was considering his options after making the decision to leave the Army after five years, when he visited a stand occupied by The Underwater Centre, one of the […]

Diver Medic Technician Training in Tasmania – A Photo Story

Simulated Head Injury during the ADAS Diver Medic Technician (DMT) Course A realistic simulated head injury enhances the practical scenario training during the ADAS Diver Medic Technician Course at The Underwater Centre, Tasmania. All the Moulage (casualty simulation) materials are of a professional quality and are skin safe and have very low allergic properties. The […]

Industry support for commercial diving courses

We recently blogged about the new addition of Bolt Tensioning to our commercial air diving packages. This training has been included in our commercial diving courses. In this post, Steve Ham from The Underwater Centre and Chris Barratt, Senior Mechanical Instructor from The Mechanical Services Department of Stork, discuss why the inclusion of this training […]