Training Agencies

There was a time when diving equipment was bought and put together in a hardware store. It was also the time when diving knowledge was acquired by word of mouth. The little knowledge available at the time came from the military. There were no standards or practices and the demand kept on increasing.

  • SDI – Scuba Diving International

    In 1998 after strong demand at TDI for courses aimed at recreational and sports diving, SDI or Scuba Diving International was founded. It has roots in the technical aspect of diving but is meant to be for a broad audience. Training offered: Recreational Website: Email: Headquarter: United States of America Address: 1321 SE … Read more

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  • SNSI – Scuba and Nitrox Safety International

    SNSI or Scuba and Nitrox International was founded in 1995. It was the first agency to bring the use of Nitrox in Italy. SNSI included in its founding members pioneer Italian diver Umberto Pepoli. Training offered: Recreational, Technical, Wreck Website: Email: NA Headquarter: Italy Address: Viale IV Novembre 22, Borgo San Lorenzo (FI), Italy … Read more

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  • SSI – Scuba Schools International

    Founded in the United States of America in 1970, SSI has expanded to include more than 30 Service Centers, is represented in more than 110 countries with over 2,800 International locations, and has materials printed in more than 30 languages. It is now the second largest diving certification agency. Training offered: Recreational, Technical Website:

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