Dive Industry Technician Course
DITC Dive Industry Technician Course: This is a 10 day (ASSET / SITA / IDEST approved) course, covering all aspects of service, repair and workshop operation.
The course has a 9-module curriculum supported by a Dive Industry Technicians Handbook. The training is designed to give as much emphasis on practical knowledge and skills with a large proportion of the course devoted to ‘hands on‘ practical work in a real scuba workshop. Syllabus Includes:
- Physics of diving related plant and equipment
- Regulator service and repair
- Equipment theory – design and construction
- Compressor, air banks – operation and air quality
- Setting up a professional workshop
- Warranties and customer care
- Working practices, standards and procedures
- Regulations and standards
- Cylinder testing
The training is conducted by an instructor with 25+ years of engineering and scuba repair experience.
Dive Industry Technician Course Benefits:
The course material is fully illustrated with high quality detailed pictures and example cutaway pieces of equipment are available for students to view.
This course is an ideal way for a Divers Life Support Equipment Technician or diving professional to gain the only Nationally recognised qualification in SERVICE AND REPAIR OF SCUBA DIVING EQUIPMENT and become a qualified, highly skilled and sought-after technician.
PADI Instructors – The DITC training is recognised by PADI for Equipment Specialist Instructor rating. It fulfils PADI’s requirements for the training. Simply send your certificate of DITC training to PADI to gain the OWSI Equipment Specialist Instructor qualification.
For Dive Center owners and those planning to set up in business the comprehensive Dive Industry Technician Course will enable you to offer scuba equipment maintenance and scuba tank testing services to your customers. The DITC is the only course that is approved by the 3 major standards and representative bodies in the industry:
ASSET – Association of Scuba Service Engineers & Technicians
IDEST – Inspectorate for Diving Equipment Servicing and Testing
SITA – Scuba Industries Trade Association
In addition the British Health and Safety Executive (HSE) have stated they consider this course to be a core training program for their diving inspectors.
Provides a thorough background in Dive Equipment repair for the scuba technician.
Dry-side scuba technician skills learned can be used for scuba diving centre employment.
Increasingly dry-side skills are of importance to diving professionals.