Divers Academy International
Post Military Opportunities Available
- Funding for servicemembers and veterans: Use your Post-9/11 GI Bill (Chapter 33), Montgomery GI Bill (Chapter 30), or vocational rehabilitation benefits at Divers Academy International to cover up to 95% of your tuition
- Federal Loans: Federal student loans and Pell grants may be available to cover the remaining portion of your tuition costs
- Student Housing: We will be glad to assist you in making living arrangements
- Careers for Veterans: Our career placement team is ready to assist you in meeting your career goals and in securing your first post-military job
Leverage Your Military Skill Set
Use your command and control skills
Commercial diving carries a tremendous responsibility and requires constant independent thinking. You must be in command and in control of a dive at all times.
Deepen your technical skills
Commercial diving is not restricted to a single area. You will learn to weld, build, inspect, rig, repair, and more – opening up a huge number of jobs in a wide range of industries.
Travel across the country and around the world
If you enjoy traveling, commercial diving jobs can take you onto ocean vessels, into shipyards, and abroad to remote locations.
Why Choose Divers Academy?
For over four decades, Divers Academy International has served as one of the nation’s leading commercial diving schools, providing an excellent education in inland and offshore dive disciplines, including underwater welder training, non-destructive testing (NDT), ROVs, and more. We are accredited at the national level by the Accrediting Commission of Career Schools and Colleges (ACCSC) as well as various industry technical and diving organizations.
Dive Into A Lucrative Career
A commercial diving career is an exciting challenge – one that attracts people who are industrious, intelligent, skilled, and adventurous. The trade also offers significant benefits:
- You will be part of a select group of professionals and your skills will never be obsolete.
- Excitement and adventure will be part of your daily diet. In a commercial diving career, no two days are ever the same because no two dives are ever the same.
- You can choose a position that requires travel, allowing you to see the country or even the world.
- Your earning potential will expand significantly. Commercial diving careers are very lucrative!
Some people assume that a commercial diving career means scuba diving to salvage ships. In fact, commercial diving careers are many and varied. Dozens of industries use commercial divers, and their jobs draw upon a wide range of dive skills and expertise.
What Do I need To Get Started?
- Have a minimum of a high school diploma or its equivalent (GED)
- Be proficient in written and oral English
- Be adept with mechanical skills
- Be a competent swimmer
- Have a positive and productive work ethic
- Be physically fit, and have no medical restrictions during their training program