CDA Technical Institute's Commercial Diver Program


Dive training at CDA Technical Institute's 40 Fathom Grotto

Our Program

CDA Technical Institute (CDA), formerly Commercial Dive training at CDA Technical Institute Diving Academy, is the only fully-accredited diver training program with IMCA-recognized training, on-campus housing and a full meal plan. All courses are taught in English.

CDA offers the most comprehensive and rigorous program (20 weeks) of all the accredited commercial diver training schools.


CDA’s graduates may earn certifications from the following:Gearing up to dive at CDA Technical Institute

  • Association of Diving Contractors International
  • Diver Certification Board of Canada
  • Commercial Scuba endorsement from DCBC
  • Association of Commercial Diving Educators
  • National Center for Construction Education and Research
  • American Welding Society
  • Hazwoper Environmental Training
  • National Board of Diving and Hyperbaric Medical Technicians
  • National Academy of Scuba Educators
  • National Registry Emergency Medical Technician

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