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Training for a Career as an ADAS Commercial Diver

Amelia (Milly) Bartlem from Queensland, Australia shares her experience of training with The Underwater Centre, Tasmania; starting out in her career as an ADAS commercial diver and her advice to others who may be considering training for a new career, subsea. What attracted you to a career in commercial diving? ‘I’ve always loved being outdoors, but […]

Why train in Subsea Bolt Tensioning as a commercial diver?

The Underwater Centre has been working in collaboration with Stork, global provider of knowledge-based asset integrity services focused on the oil & gas, chemical and power sectors, to deliver a one-day ECITB-certified course in bolt tensioning.  Recently, this course has been added to the Centre’s Premium Industry and Construction Career commercial diver training packages. Stork’s […]

Extra Training to Help Progress your Commercial Diving Career

Enhance your commercial diving career prospects even further with new additional training now included in The Underwater Centre’s diver training packages. The Centre in Fort William has added important new courses to the Premium Industry and Construction Career Packages for commercial air divers – now providing you with a further unrivalled training experience. From March […]

What offshore work opportunities are there in commercial diving or as an ROV pilot now?

“As one of The Underwater Centre’s Student Advisors, a question I get asked a lot, and particularly just now given the media coverage of the drop in oil prices, is what offshore work opportunities are there once students have completed their training as a commercial diver or an ROV pilot tech? “The drop in oil […]

What Does an HSE Diving Medical Involve?

If you’re thinking about starting your career as a commercial diver, there’s one crucial thing you need to pass before you can start your diver training – the HSE diving medical. And once you’re qualified and working as a commercial diver, you’ll need to pass this diving medical every year. So what does it involve […]