Professional Diving Academy


Professional Diving Academy LogoEstablished by industry experts to counter poor quality diver training and continuing to lead where other schools try to follow, the Professional Diving Academy (PDA) has a global reputation for delivering high quality HSE approved commercial diver training courses. Their internationally recognized diving qualification means that PDA delegates are currently working on subsurface diving projects around the entire globe in a career full of challenge interest and excitement.

As one of the newest and most modern diver training schools in the world, the PDA has a unique link to the diving industry through its sister diving company, Shearwater Marine Services, Ltd. (SMS). SMS is one of the United Kingdom’s largest marine civil engineering diving contractors. This vital and envied interface with the commercial diving world means that PDA delegates will complete an industry relevant training programme that covers highly essential subsurface skills in a real world working environment.


Tuition: £12,395 (Premier Career Package)

Financial Aid:

  • Career Development Loans
  • ELCAS Accredited (Forces Personnel)
  • Industry (Diving Company) Sponsorship
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  • Premier Career Package (11 Weeks)
  • Standard Offshore Career Package (9 weeks)
  • Subsea Mechanical Rigging and Lifting (1 week)
  • Underwater Coded Welder (2 weeks)



+44 (0)1369 701 701

Unit 19, Sandbank Business Park,
Sandbank, Dunoon,
PA23 8PB