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DiveSafe International - British Columbia - courses for professional divers DiveSafe International - British Columbia - courses for professional divers


Start your adventure in the OCEAN!

Learn to dive with us

DIVESAFE International is Canada's Largest Commercial Dive School.  Located on Vancouver Island, we are internationally recognized and world class.   We specialize in Commercial Dive Training for Inland and Offshore careers, exceeding the Canadian CSA and DCBC regulatory standards for training.   

We are the only school training 100% in the ocean!

We have been working in the industry for over 40 years and lead the way in commercial dive training for over 30 years.    

             Our passion is commercial dive training   

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Why Choose Divesafe International?

to start your career

What sets the DIVESAFE program apart? All our diving is in the ocean. It’s this real world experience of diving in the ocean and all the challenges that it brings that gives DiveSafe graduates the best possible training and preparation for starting out in  the commercial dive industry. On top of that we have The KRAKEN! Our 90 ft. specially designed dive barge. She’s a beauty! We also have 2 more dive vessels dedicated to Commercial SCUBA & Surface Supply. AND... We get you job opportunities!… Dive companies call us for our grads! Join our alumni fb page and keep in touch and you will have first access to commercial dive work…

AND FUNDING! - call us - our administration office can help with possible options....

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Diving the HMCS Columbia

Divesafe International students get to dive the HMCS Columbia during their Commercial SCUBA and Surface Supply courses. The Columbia is a 112 meter (366ft) destroyer which was decommissioned and sunk on June 22, 1996 off the shores of Quadra Island just outside of Campbell River. This is the third naval destroyer to be sunk by the Artificial Reef Society of...

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What is DCBC? And why do we need it?

The DCBC - Diver Certification Board of Canada The DCBC is the only national occupational diver certification agency in Canada. The DCBC also audits and accredits diver training establishments in Canada and some of the USA, using the Canadian Standards Association's (CSA) competency and training standards as the basis for accreditation. All working divers in Canada are required to belong...

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COVID-19 YES, we are open!

COVID-19 YES - we are open! We are getting tons of inquiries asking if we are open. And the answer is a resounding "Yes we are up and running" and following strict guidelines for distancing and self isolating. As long as students follow the guidelines we can continue to train. An Occupational SCUBA Diver Class graduated today (June 25th). We...

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