Commercial Diving Certifications from Divers Academy International®

Commercial Diving Certifications ANSI/ACDE & DCBC

When you're looking for the right diving institute to jump-start your career, it's important to choose an all-inclusive program that provides you with the most advanced certifications and opportunities for future employment. Divers Academy International® is accredited by nationally recognized trade and diving organizations to provide students with the knowledge they need from their first dive to their first career.

After completing our program and meeting requirements for each course, Divers Academy International® graduates will receive the following certificates and can immediately enter the Commercial Diving Industry prepared to work as certified commercial divers and dive tenders.

Commercial diving certification from the Association of Commercial Diving Educators

ACDE Commercial Diver Certification

The ACDE Commercial Diver Certification indicates the student has undergone training to the ANSI/ACDE entry-level commercial dive training standard at an accredited school. The ANSI/ACDE is the leading commercial dive training standard in the United States. Divers Academy International® training program meets and exceeds ANSI/ACDE training standards.


Commercial Diving Diploma from Divers Academy International®.

Divers Academy International® Certificate of Completion

Upon completing the commercial dive training program, students earn the Divers Academy International® Certificate of Completion. Training is taught in accordance with the US Navy Commercial Dive Manual Revision 7, ACDE/ANSI 2015-01 Commercial Dive Training, and includes Underwater Welding that is approved by AWS SENCE training program and taught to the AWS Underwater Welding standards.


Entry Level Tender/Diver Certification from ADCI

ADCI Entry Level Tender/Diver Certification

The ADCI certification indicates that the diver is being trained to the ADCI Consensus Standard for Entry Level Air Tender/Diver, which is the working class certification for commercial divers. As the diver obtains work experience, their employer may apply to advance the credentials of the working diver to Air Diver, Mixed-Gas Diver, Air-Diving Supervisor, etc.


Unrestricted surface supplied air diver certification from DCBC

DCBC Unrestricted Surface Supplied Diver Certification

Issued by the DCBC, the Unrestricted Surface Supplied Diver Certification is an entry-level air diver qualification with a government endorsement by the Canadian Standards Association that provides graduates with additional opportunities to work internationally or with organizations that require a government endorsed diving certification. The ACDI will soon offer this endorsement for the ACDI Dive /Tender cards in 2018.


Nitrox Mixed Gas Diving Certification of Completion

Nitrox Mixed-Gas Diving Certification of Completion

In this specialty elective, students develop their understanding of operating a mixed-gas rack and performing open water nitrox mixed-gas dives according to the US Navy Dive Manual Revision 7. Divers Academy International® is one of the few schools in the United States to provide this certification.


Kirby Morgan Dive System Hat Inspector Certification card

Kirby Morgan Dive System, Inc. (KMDSI) Hat Inspector Certification of Completion

The KMDSI Hat Inspector Certification is issued through the Kirby Morgan Dive System, Inc. to graduates who have completed the KMDSI operator technician course. This is a user operator and maintenance technicians course that allows recipients to perform safety inspections, and repair Kirby Morgan Superlite Dive Helmets. DAI was one of the first schools to work with KMDSI to offer this certification, and Receiving a KMDSI Hat Operator Certification is a great way to ensure safe operation of the dive helmet and equipment on the dive station.


HAZWOPER Certification

HAZWOPER 40-Hour Hazardous Site Worker Certification

The HAZWOPER 40-Hour Hazardous Site Worker Certification complies with OSHA 1910 certification requirements and regulations and is necessary for workers performing activities that expose (or potentially expose) them to hazardous substances and conditions. DIA also teaches how to utilize commercial diving dry suits in conjunction with this course to ensure diver safety when diving in waters that may be polluted.


Entry Level Liquid Penetrant Non Destructive Testing Certification

NDT Level-1 Liquid Penetrant Training Certificate of Completion

The NDT Level-1 Liquid Penetrant Training Certificate of Completion indicates the recipient has received training to the American Society for Nondestructive Testing (ASNT) competency standards and can perform entry-level nondestructive testing (NDT) techniques.


Entry Level Magnetic Particle Non Destructive Testing Certification

NDT Level-1 Magnetic Particle Training Certificate of Completion

The NDT Level-1 Magnetic Particle Training Certificate of Completion indicates the recipient has received training to the ASNT competency standards and can perform entry-level NDT techniques.


American Petroleum Institute Rigging RP-2D Commercial Diving Certification
American Petroleum Institute Rigging Certification card

American Petroleum Institute (API) Rigging RP-2D Certificate of Completion

The American Petroleum Institute (API) Rigging RP-2D Certificate of Completion and card indicates the recipient has received training in compliance with the American Petroleum Institute competency standards and can perform working knowledge of rigging techniques and procedures.


Neurological Assessment for Commercial Diving Certification

On-Site Neurological Assessment for Divers Certification of Completion

The On-Site Neurological Assessment for Divers certification is issued to graduates who have successfully completed our entry-level training in dive-related decompression sickness.


American Heart Association First Aid, CPR, and AED Certifications of Competition card

American Heart Association First Aid, CPR, and AED Certifications of Competition

This certificate is issued to students who have successfully completed training to prevent, recognize, and provide basic care for injuries and sudden illness until advanced medical personnel arrives.

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