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ADIPEC: Exploring Opportunities in the Global Subsea Industry

The upcoming Abu Dhabi International Petroleum Exhibition & Conference (ADIPEC) aims to provide a global hub, bringing together East and West. As such it provides an excellent opportunity for businesses from both the Northern and Southern Hemispheres to explore regional and international opportunities in a rapidly changing and dynamic market. From our Centres in Fort […]

Reinvent Your Career – Just Like These Guys

Why change your career? You could be unhappy in your current role and looking for more fulfilment, you could be bored and looking for more excitement, or you could be looking for a career that gives you better pay.  We’ve seen all these reasons and more for people choosing to retrain for a career as […]

Case Study: Simon Jeppesen – A Commercial Diver

Simon Jeppesen, an Australian living and working in Sweden, tells us how training at The Underwater Centre, Tasmania, led him into a new, international career as a commercial diver. Simon was brought up in the beautiful Whitsunday islands of Australia, so it’s not surprising that he was drawn to the sea, but he didn’t start […]

Diving Medical Emergency Course in Tasmania puts Doctors in the Deep End

“Hundreds of metres underwater, divers work far from sunlight in the cold and alien world of the deep sea. Their voices rise to a high-pitched squeak as they breath helium, and they rely on hot water pumped around their suits to stay warm. Saturation divers stay confined to their tanks, leaving for construction and maintenance work on oil […]

MATE Scotland ROV Competition 2016 with Support from The Underwater Centre

The Underwater Centre, Fort William, is delighted to sponsor the MATE Scotland ROV Competition 2016, secondary school underwater robot competition. Develop and build their skills to engineer an ROV The MATE ROV competition itself challenges school, community college, and university students from all over the world to design and build ROVs to tackle missions modeled […]