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Standout Dive Training Projects

Adam Townsend recently spoke to WaterWelders about his commercial air diver training at The Underwater Centre in Fort William.  In this section he talks about the standout dive training projects for him. Seabed Survey: Measuring & Mapping “First project I’d like to talk about would be the seabed survey on HSE SCUBA; we had to […]

ADAS Changes to Commercial Air Diving Courses

PLEASE NOTE: The information in this blog post has now been superceded and these changes are no longer taking place.  For more information click here.  The Australian Diving Accreditation Scheme (ADAS) has initiated changes in the way that occupational divers will be trained into the future. As a result, from July 2017 The Underwater Centre, […]

The Underwater Centre Awarded for Increasing Diver Safety

The Underwater Centre, Fort William, has picked up a top award at the prestigious 2017 Subsea UK Awards ceremony in Aberdeen. The Centre triumphed in the Innovation for Safety Award for its role in improving diver safety through its development of Commercial Enriched Air Nitrox training for the commercial diving sector.  The award  recognises an […]

‘The 100 Fastest Growing Jobs of 2016’ – Commercial Diving No. 6

American site EfficientGov.com recently reported on ‘The 100 Fastest Growing Jobs of 2016’; it highlights the appearance of commercial diving at number 6 and links it to the growth of the wind turbine industry.  Read the full article below: “The fastest growing jobs list is led by the wind energy and public health industries, with […]

Former Student Advice: Commercial Diving Skills

In last week’s blog post, commercial diver Mikey McManus shared his thoughts on how best to get started in a diving career.  In this post he talks about the skills he gained from his military background and the training received at The Underwater Centre, and how they contributed to his commercial diving career. Tell us […]