Occupational Scuba Diver

Do you want to start work as a Commercial SCUBA Diver fast!? Make $300-$350 per day the day after Graduation? This is the course for you!!

Your Occupational SCUBA Diver certification is the first step to becoming a Commercial SCUBA Diver and is integral to working in Aquaculture, Scientific Diving and so much more!

Are you ready to begin your underwater career? The Commercial Scuba Diver course is a short, but thorough program that will give you the training and expertise to enter your chosen career with confidence. Upon completion, graduates are certified to CSA standards as an Occupational Scuba Diver, allowing them to conduct commercial diving operations using scuba equipment to a maximum depth of 30 metres (100 feet).

Career opportunities include aquaculture diving, seafood harvesting, engineering, environmental inspections, archaeological investigation, public safety diving, search and recovery, police operations, small vessel maintenance, and underwater film/video production.

Kerr Robert Birdhouse

Course hours: 200 hours. Full time 8:30am to 5pm (Monday to Friday). Some weekend work may be required. Online e-learning outside of the regular program hours.

Program includes:

Dive Accident Management
1st aid for Divers - Oxygen therapy
1st aid for Divers - WHMIS
1st aid for Divers - EFR

What you will learn...

Be the best you can be...train in the ocean!

Program Fees

Be the best you can be...train in the ocean!

Online Study Materials - $1750 + GST
Books - $295 + GST
Tuition - $7995 (price increasing for courses after March 2023)
Certification Fees - $110
Other Fees: $7000 - this is an estimate - for personal diving equipment

Certifications: DCBC (Diver Certification Board of Canada) certification, DIVESAFE International certifications

This program is approved by the :
DCBC(Diver Certification Board of Canada)
PTIB (Private Training Institutions Branch)
Ministry of Advanced Education, Skills & Training (AEST).

Note: Tuition fees are tax exempt. T2202A CRA tax forms will be sent to students in February after your graduating year.

Program Schedule

March 6, 2023March 31, 20211 Seat Available
June 5, 2023June 30, 20235 Seats Available
October 9, 2023November 3, 20237 Seats Available

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