Scuba Diving Education & Training

Core training issues and new technologies in Scuba Diving

Third Edition Of ‘Best Dive Job’ Contest To Launch Soon


The third edition of “The Best Dive Job In The World” contest will launch in the coming days, according to contest organizer and Indonesia-based dive outfit Blue Season Bali. The lucky winner will get to train for free to become a PADI-certified dive instructor on the island of Bali. As Blue Season Bali says in […]

James Rogers Joins RAID International

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Diver training agency RAID International recently announced that James Rogers has been appointed to the position of Distributor for the U.K. and Malta with responsibility for RAID business development in that region. Beginning on June 1 and based in Newcastle and London, Rogers has started to work alongside U.K.-based and RAID International Training Director Paul […]

PSI-PCI, Discovery Diving Announce New Veterans’ Training Program


Professional Scuba Inspectors/Professional Cylinder Inspectors (PSI-PCI) and Discovery Diving Co. have announced a partnership to conduct training programs for military veterans. Under the partnership, PSI-PCI will provide its Visual Cylinder Technician program. “Teaching baby bubblers the basics of cylinder safety is important. Cylinder safety is everyone’s business,” explains PSI-PCI owner Mark Gresham in a press […]

Mares/Head Finalizes Agreement To Acquire SSI

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As first reported last week by, Mares/Head announced today the finalization of an agreement to acquire Scuba Schools International, effective January 1, 2014. As the two companies said in a statement released this week: In recent years, SSI has become one of the fastest growing training agencies in the world. Dive Centers and Resorts […]

Free ‘Revive Your Dive’ Refresher Course To Take Place This Weekend In Florida


The Florida Keys Visitor Center will host the annual, free Revive Your Dive event this coming weekend, in advance of the upcoming lobster season. The July 20-21 2013 event will include a Scuba Refresher Course, Fitness to Dive Consultation, Scuba Equipment Inspection and Boat Voluntary Safety Check, according to organizer Reef Ministries’ website. Each year […]

Innerspace Explorers To Hold ‘Gas Bender’ Workshop


Innerspace Explorers plans to hold a “Gas Blender” workshop this weekend in Germany. According to the ISE website: This Workshop should not only introduce the participant to the concept of mixing Gas by the use of partial pressure but also to the math behind. Especially in the ‘field’ sometimes all the electronical crutches we are […]

Making the Leap Into Scuba Diving – Learn How to Dive for the First Time

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Whenever you talk to any experienced scuba diver, you’ll always hear the same things said about diving: that it’s exhilarating, adventurous, beautiful, and unlike any other experience in the world. Diving allows you to venture into a whole new world that’s teeming with life. If you are a nature lover, someone who enjoys the outdoors, […]