About Us

Put your recreational diving experience to work and learn from industry leaders with more than 40 years’ experience.

Professional Divers Training Academy (PDTA) is part of the Professional Divers Group, and is an industry leader in the training and education of commercial divers.  PDTA in partnership with its sister company Professional Diving Services, have applied over thirty years of occupational diving industry experience and expertise along with highly professional training staff to offer you first class occupational diver training.

Professional Divers Training Academy is where you will be taught by ADAS certified instructors with decades of experience in the occupational diving industry, whether entering the Underwater Construction, Scientific or Aquarium diving industry.

PDTA prides itself on keeping class sizes to a minimum to optimise teacher student interaction. Professional Diving Services continues to employ a selection of students from PDTA courses and actively encourages students to follow a rewarding career path in the industry.

PDTA have completed 78 occupational diver programs and trained over 550 students.

Our past student testimonials speak for themselves:
“The course gave me a great understanding of safe diving practices that I will use moving forward.”
“Huge pool of knowledge and experience from Instructors. Passionate teaching – genuine love of the industry.”
“Staff were impressive – knowledge, experience. The facilities are currently the best in Australia and well above the expected standard”
“Learning from experienced instructors in all types of diving scenarios. It was very easy to apply the theory to the practical aspects of the course.”
“Great setting, Good pace, clear expectations, good instructions”
“Very practical course offering a very good introduction to commercial diving. Excellent instructors with enormous experience and easy to understand. A credit to PDTA.”

About Australian Diver Accreditation Scheme (ADAS)
The Australian Diver Accreditation Scheme aims to provide people who are required to carry out diving as part of their occupation with the means to have their competency measured and registered. It also aims to provide people and organisations that may need to utilise divers with a quality assurance that the person they engage has all the skills necessary to carry out the required tasks to the agreed standards of competency and safety.

A world leader in providing career paths in occupational diving, ADAS is proudly one of a small number of internationally accepted and sought after certifications. All ADAS courses are conducted under stringent quality controlled environments that exceed industry requirements while emphasising occupational health and safety.
Find out more about ADAS on their website www.adas.org.au

About Professional Diving Services (PDS)
PDS has been an industry leader in the implementation of innovative commercial diving solutions for more than four decades. Since its inception, PDS has established itself as one of the leading onshore commercial diving companies in Australia and built a strong reputation as a provider of quality services whilst meeting and exceeding the occupational diving industry’s highest quality and safety standards.

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