"Best Instructor I have had in all my years of schooling"
- Grad
"I liked the short course time"
- student
"I really enjoyed the flexible approach the instructor(s) took in allowing students to address and solve problems on our own and learn through experience"
- Inshore Surface Supply
Impressed with the quality of instruction!
- Graduate
"Kelly and his team are very well known in the industry"
- Sasha
"This course took my career to a new level"
- Mike
Instructors were fun and professional - I had a great time.
- Grad
"I appreciate all the staffs commitment. They genuinely want you to succeed"
- Matt
Very good and knowledgable instructors. Thank you
- CSD Grad
Loved the location, the marina is the best
- Happy Grad
You have a great program, and also a great staff, it was a pleasure being able to come out and take your course.
- RSS Grad
They have told me that I am way more prepared than any other starting employee they have ever had. That's where I owe everyone there thanks. I feel confident in what I am doing, and it has shown. I want to thank everyone there for teaching me what it takes to be a diver, and giving me the knowledge and confidence I need.
- T. Carnahan
Excellent school, awesome instructors. I am so glad I went to DiveSafe, they have helped me to get lots of work after graduation!
- James
The instructors were professional and fun, I appreciated the constructive criticism. The projects were hard but teach you a lot.
- SCUBA Grad 2017
I did not really know what to expect from a commercial dive course, but Divesafe provided a great experience and a course that more than prepares you for the diving industry. Also incredibly helpful getting work for recent graduates. I had three or four opportunities right out of school thanks to the Divesafe staff. All in all I learned a lot and had a great time doing it. Still have nightmares about that birdhouse though!
- Paul Hinton
Divesafe gave me the skills needed to be a commercial diver. All of the instructors are top notch and have a ton of knowledge to share. Couldn't have asked for a better experience. DiveSafe grad 2016
- Kane Punnett
I finished the commercial scuba class and swim away impressed, educated, and supported. The training and equipment are top notch and the staff are friendly, reliable, and knowledgeable. I go out into the underwater world equipped with practical skills while knowing Divesafe is there for me, like a family, providing, support, encouragement, job postings, and advice. If I could give more stars in this review I would! DiveSafe Grad 2016
- Rob Field
Ongoing support and contact about future opportunities has lead to work immediately after the course. Biological surveys, boat work and now on a urchin harvester Kirby. Rock on Divesafe!! Couldn't be more prepared. DiveSafe International Education
- Matthew Kirby
Ahoy just completed my occupational unrestricted scuba with nitrox last week. What a jumpstart into the commercial diving world. Divesafe has an outstanding dive and ofifice staff helping you all the way though.
- Matthew Kirby
From the beginning they were extremely well organized and clear with a complete class and dive schedule. That definitely helped me complete the course by knowing which day what sections were being covered and allowed me proper preparation prior.
- Matthew Kirby
The SCUBA course was both exciting and educating and the instructors are knowledgeable 10/10 I would refer this course to anyone.
- SCUBA Grad 2017
I really enjoyed the projects. They were great ways to get experience using tools underwater. Before the barrel project I had only used a come-along once on the surface, I learned to use it pretty quick during that project! The bird house project was really fun and way more difficult than I thought it was going to be! - Ethan SCUBA Grad May 2017
- DiveSafe Grad 2017
I like the diversity of each others experience and how it shaped my own. Where you help someone in one area, they often can help in another. - Robert SCUBA Grad May 2017
- Grad 2017
Awesome instructors who are knowledgeable, patient and helpful. I learned tons of practical diving skills im going to use in the commercial diving industry. - Alec SCUBA Grad May 2017
- 2017 SCUBA Grad

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Commercial Diving Certification Programs

From Canada’s premier dive training school

Commercial diving is a rewarding career that will challenge you both physically and mentally – and our programs will prepare you for that challenge! Learn more about jobs and careers in commercial diving.

Commercial diving certification courses:


DVG 0200 Openwater/Commercial Diver

This 17-week program qualifies for student loans and trains non-divers to become employable, qualified commercial divers. See dates, register or learn more.


Commercial SCUBA Diver

This 5-week program gives graduates certification to become an Unrestricted Occupational SCUBA Diver. See dates, register or learn more.


Commercial NITROX Diver

This is a 3-day course that covers Oxygen Enriched Air (Nitrox) and how to use it safely for commercial diving operations. See dates, register or learn more.


Surface Supply Diver (30m & 50m)

This 10 wk(30m) & 20 wk (50m) programs qualifies the student to apply for certification under the Diver Certification Board of Canada (DCBC) for commercial diving (Surface Supply Diver). DCBC is recognized as some of the highest level of training in the world and allows the diver to work both across Canada and International. See dates, register or learn more.


Dive Accident Management

This course meets WCB requirements for rescue and accident management procedures to care for an injured or distressed diver. See dates, register or learn more.


Commercial Dive Supervisor

Are you an experienced commercial diver and want to achieve the CSA level of Dive Supervisor? This is the course for you! See dates, register or learn more.


Tools Orientation

An optional five-day course that can be added to your Restricted Surface Supply dive course, Tools Orientation will give you certification to safely use certain hydraulic, pneumatic and exothermic tools like underwater chainsaws at an underwater worksite. See dates, register or learn more.


Commercial Prep Week

After becoming a recreational diver you may find yourself so in love with diving that you want to pursue a career as a commercial diver. Our Commercial Prep Week gives you the opportunity to meet the pre-requisite 20 logged dives required to enrol in our Commercial SCUBA Diver course and allows you to become familiar with some of the stunning dive sites in the area. See dates, register or learn more.

Want to know more about any of our commercial dive courses? Contact us today!