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RGU Nippon Foundation Students Gain Subsea Insight

The Underwater Centre hosted a group of 10 Japanese students in August 2017 as they attended our week-long Introduction to Subsea Operations course. The students spent a month at Robert Gordon University (RGU) as part of a development programme funded by Nippon Foundation Innovation Consortium.  Taken from an article originally published by Robert Gordon University on […]

Career Enhancement with High Voltage & Electrical Safety Training

We recently welcomed Barry “Baz” Worgan back to The Underwater Centre, Fort William, to further enhance his ROV skills by attending our 2 day High Voltage and Electrical Safety course. Baz previously trained at The Underwater Centre in 2013 when he underwent his first ROV training course, ROV Pilot Technician, and from there his new […]

ROV Training – a Student Case Study

Argentinian Lisandro Peralta completed his 7-week Premium ROV training course at The Underwater Centre in June 2017 and tells us how he intends to use this to break into a new ROV pilot career. “Always had an interest in electronics and new technologies” With a keen interest in electronics, computers and new technologies, Lisandro decided […]

Commercial Diving – a Student Case Study

Bulgarian Alexander Paunov completed his 9-week Standard Career Package training at The Underwater Centre last year and tells us how his training kick-started his new career as a commercial diver. “The Underwater Centre helped prepare me for the reality of work as a diver” Inspired by his brother who works in the subsea industry, Alexander […]

The Saturation Diver Interview: Fredoon Kapadia

SAT diving might be a lucrative profession, but it does come with a downside — long stretches away from home and dangerous work conditions. Fredoon Kapadia has been a commercial diver for the last nine years. He has just returned from a two-month assignment in Saudi Arabia and is enjoying being on land. Original article […]