Why Study at the New Zealand School of Commercial Diver Training?

  • Industry standard dive equipment and work platforms
  • Highly respected diver educators of the offshore Industry
  • 95% employment outcomes for our students
  • Preferred supplier of divers to Industry

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“I completed my ADAS part 3 with NZSCDT. The foundation attained at the NZSCDT stood me in good stead to enter the industry. I have been working consistently offshore since November last year, predominantly onboard a DP DSV off Taranaki earning in excess of NZ$1300 a day.”

Luke Hunt
Ex Student

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Welcome to the New Zealand School of Commercial Diver Training (NZSCDT), New Zealand’s ONLY commercial diving school reaching offshore level.

Operating out of New Zealand, the school was started by Alan Strong in 2000. Since its inception we have trained divers from New Zealand, Australia and around the world who now work in a vast range of onshore and offshore environments in New Zealand and internationally.

The school has gone from catering to the domestic commercial diver market, to becoming a preferred global provider of diver training.

All of our courses are ADAS (Australian Diver Accreditation Scheme) accredited and, IMCA (International Maritime Contractors Association) recognised, providing graduates with employment opportunities around the world.

We pride ourselves on our focus on real life and industry related training. We consistently receive feedback from industry to ensure we continue to produce graduates who meet industry needs and who find employment when they leave our school. As a result, we regularly have students sent direct to us from industry employers both domestically and internationally.

We let our reputation speak for us ………