DIT provides several commercial diving courses, including specialized training for aspiring dive medical technicians. The curriculum involves renewing CPR, first aid, and O2 skills before teaching students how to handle underwater emergencies. Hands-on instruction in the classroom and in the field help learners practice rendering life-saving aid to injured divers.
Programs & Courses
- Dive Medical Technician
- Scuba Diving Instructor
Seattle, WA 1341 N. Northlake Way, Suite 150 Seattle, WA 98103
Financial Aid Services
DIT offers a wide range of options to help students fund their education. They accept many different grants and scholarships to cover the cost of application fees, tuition, diving gear, and required physical examinations. Learners may also apply for private and low-interest federal student loans in order to pay for their trade school programs.
Students at DIT have several campus resources available to them to ensure their success. The school provides free dive manuals, work books, and dive logs for the duration of their program. They also offer access to tutors and allow learners to request a progress report from their instructor at any time to keep themselves on track.
DIT trade school students receive resume assistance and interview practice to help them hone their job-seeking skills. The school also hosts recruiters from inland and offshore diving companies year-round, allowing students to network with professionals.
Veteran and Military Services
Veteran owned and operated since 1968, DIT is committed to assisting service members with the academic processes. Through fee waivers and the post-9/11 GI Bill, students with military experience can cover class costs more easily. Veterans and active duty learners are also eligible for housing assistance throughout the length of their program.
Former students are encouraged to contact the institute if they need any job-related help after graduation. Alums can return to DIT and take reduced-cost refresher courses to stay current on diving regulations and technology. They can also enroll in specialized classes to gain credentials for an international or supervisory position in the industry.