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Tasmania Archives - Page 2 of 11 - The Underwater Centre Blog

Ex-miner trains for new commercial diving career

It’s been said before, but we’ll say it again – there’s no such thing as a traditional career path in commercial diving. At The Underwater Centre, our commercial diving course is the first step to an exciting new career for people from a huge range of work backgrounds. If you’ve got the attitude and aptitude, […]

Melbourne Expo To Connect Those Seeking a New Career

With Australia’s mature aged workers set to account for the majority of workplace growth in the labour force in the near future, discovering career trends will assist many workers to prepare for current and future jobs. Workers looking to make the transition into a new job, a new career or a new industry, will want to […]

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 […]

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 […]