Unrestricted Surface Supply Diver

The Big Kahuna!

Do you want to be able to weld underwater, work offshore, engineering diver, marine construction diver? - This is the program to take.

One course, three certifications! Our most popular course prepares you for a complete career in commercial diving. Get prepared for work welding underwater, engineering inspections, marine construction diver, and other offshore work.

Complete practical, hands-on training with world-renowned commercial divers who prepare you for an underwater career. Boost your skills and your confidence in the ocean, as you train for real-world scenarios under close supervision. Upon graduation, divers receive DCBC (Diver Certification Board of Canada) international certification to the CSA standards for Unrestricted Surface Supply Diver 50m along with Occupational SCUBA and Commercial Nitrox certifications.

Career opportunities include seafood harvesting, aquaculture, underwater welding, underwater engineering inspections, archeological investigation, police operations, underwater film production and emergency services rescue operations, offshore oilfield diver, burning, jetting, underwater construction, bridge inspection, heavy construction, dam maintenance and repairs, salvage work, hull inspections, pipeline maintenance and many more.

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Course hours: 840hrs. Full-time
8:00am to 5:00pm Monday to Friday with weekend and evening homework required

Program also includes:

Occupational SCUBA Diver
Top Side Welding with North Island College
Under Water Welding
1st Aid for Divers (WHMIS, Oxygen therapy, 1st aid)
Dive Accident Management
Enriched Air Diver
Ghost Net Retrieval
Kirby Morgan Helmet Technician Repair Course

Program Components

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

Program Fees

Train for real-world situations with a 100% in-ocean course.

Non-refundable Online Study Materials - $2950 + GST
Books - $460.00 + gst
Tuition - $26,750- (Prices will increase for summer intake)
Certification Fees - $170.00
Other costs: $8000 - this is an approximate cost for personal dive equipment

Certification: 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

January 9th, 2023May 31st, 2023Full
July 10th, 2023December 1st, 2023Accepting applications
January 8th, 2024May 31st, 2024Accepting applications

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