About CDI

The Commercial Diving Institute of Canada (CDI) is a dedicated Sub-Sea Training Provider accredited by the Diver Certification Board of Canada, International Marine Contractors Association, Kirby Morgan Diving Systems International, DESCO Dive Equipment Manufacture and the Private Training Institutions Branch of British Columbia, Canada.

Our Mission

We are a specialized ‘Technical Institute’ providing the highest level of dive career training that is internationally recognized and promotes initiative, confidence, responsibility, courage and integrity for students and graduates actively pursuing a career in the commercial diving industry.

A note from the Director of Operations, Vern Johnston

CDI is recognized as a Global Leader in the training of Civil & Offshore Divers. As a prospective student your formula for educational success is quite simple. Learn and engage with a school that has been built by staff that have worked the planet as Civil, Offshore & Closed Bell divers. In support of the personnel that you will learn from while at CDI, know that the school is always moving forward by ensuring our Supervisors are continually taking specialized training to further enhance CDI programming.

Put your career on track by making CDI your home for Commercial Diver Training.

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