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Transitioning from Tech to Commercial

Discussion in 'Commercial Divers' started by CAPTAIN SINBAD, May 3, 2020.

  1. Rich Keller

    Rich Keller Solo Diver

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    The focus of a commercial diving school is more towards teaching you enough to be a tender rather then a diver. Most commercial divers already have a useful skill before they start. You will learn the basics but you will not be proficient until you learn more on the job. I would suggest finding a commercial diving company that specializes in areas of interest to you and work with them. It is easier to teach a good welder to dive then it is to teach a diver to be a good welder. The only commercial divers I ever met who could not swim were both welders. The diving part is just the way you get to the job.
     
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