Diver Exploits: Recreational Turned Professional at PDA

I have always wanted to work as diver, and at first I wasn’t sure what work was possible. I have always had an appetite for adventure, from when I was young spending weekends away with my dad in the Lake District climbing mountains to racing downhill mountain bikes and motorbikes. If there is a chance … Read more Diver Exploits: Recreational Turned Professional at PDA

Underwater Welding School: Learning Experience

If you’re considering underwater welding, training’s not an option. You need training in a professional environment, and underwater welding school can bring this to you in an affordable way. They offer multiple certifications, training on equipment, heavy-duty facilities and premium diving resources. Divers have different opinions on what constitutes the “best” underwater welding school. Most make the mistake … Read more Underwater Welding School: Learning Experience

Diver Exploits: In Midlife, Eric Makes a Career Switch

At 47 years old, I was after a complete change of career. I worked for over 20 years in the motor trade as a mechanic and business owner. I decided to take the plunge and train as a commercial diver. I looked into training at both The Underwater Center in Fort William and Professional Diving Academy (PDA) in … Read more Diver Exploits: In Midlife, Eric Makes a Career Switch

Holland College Commercial Diving: Instructors’ Backgrounds & Perspectives

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Diving Program The Commercial Diving program at Holland College provides graduates with all the skills and certificates required for immediate employment in virtually any jurisdiction in the world. Commercially trained surface supplied hard hat divers are referred to by many as underwater welders. The Holland College Marine Training Center’s program specializes in underwater welding. The … Read more Holland College Commercial Diving: Instructors’ Backgrounds & Perspectives

Diver Exploits: Billy’s Ocean of Opportunity at NU Polytech

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Keep progressing in what you love, and find excitement in the challenges. Growing up in San Diego, California, I was pretty much born loving the ocean. I spent my early years wasting my summers at the beaches. A buddy and I would even ditch school in the winter and take ice-cold swims. I love the … Read more Diver Exploits: Billy’s Ocean of Opportunity at NU Polytech