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Meet the New Personnel Recruited to Meet Industry Needs

Following another successful year in 2013 for The Underwater Centre, and for the subsea sector, we are building on our recent successes by expanding our team of experienced personnel, allowing us to continue meeting the growing needs of the subsea industry. Recent major developments at both our Fort William and Tasmania Centres have also contributed [...]

First ADAS Commercial Air Diving Class of 2014

Herb Mitton, Training Operations Manager in Tasmania, recently took some time out of his busy training schedule to give us an update on the current commercial air diving course taking place at our Centre in Beauty Point: “Our first CAD (Commercial Air Diving) group for the year are progressing well with their training and studies. [...]

What’s in a Commercial Diver’s Bag?

Training to be a commercial diver isn’t just about learning to dive: you have to learn all the ins and outs of doing the job too.  Included in the wide range of advice you’re given when you’re on our commercial diving courses is guidance on items that may be useful to have when working as [...]

We’ve Been Shortlisted for Two Prestigious Industry Awards

We are pleased to announce we have been shortlisted as finalists in the Subsea UK Business Awards, as well as the 2014 SPE Offshore Achievement Awards. This is yet another endorsement for us as one of the world’s leading subsea training and trials facilities. We have been nominated along with two others in the Innovation [...]

Offshore Diving and the Importance of Training

Our Diver Training Authority and one of the most experienced commercial diver trainers in the world, Alf Leadbitter, recently featured in European Oil and Gas Magazine. Read how the major industry skills shortage affects offshore diving and why training is vital to sustained career success. ‘The recent announcement by the UK Government that it will [...]