Seneca College

Underwater Skills

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Program Information

School:Seneca College
Field of Study:Diver, Professional and Instructor
Marine Maintenance/Fitter and Ship Repair Technology/Technician
Description:Students receive training and practice in underwater skills relating to construction and salvage work in rivers, lakes, canals, and in inspection and repair work related to the offshore oil industry. The students receive instruction in the safe use and maintenance of commercial diving equipment.

Graduates may be employed world wide in underwater construction, inspection, and repair work for both offshore oil and onshore construction industries.
URL:Underwater Skills at Seneca College
Length:35 Week(s)
Cost per year:*
National: $3,611
Careers:Commercial Divers

Admission Requirements


These courses are intended as guidelines. Speak to your guidance counsellor to see what courses are offered at your school.

  •  Grade12 English 
  •  Grade12 Mathematics 
  •  Grade11 Physics 

Applicants must have an Ontario Secondary School Diploma with a majority of senior credits at the College Preparation (C), University Preparation (U) or University/College Preparation (M) level or Mature Student Status (age 19 or older). A Recreational Scuba Diving Certificate from an approved organization and successful completion of an approved commercial diving medical prior to the beginning of the program is required. Applicants must also have a minimum of 10 hours bottom time and 20 dives.

* We make every attempt to provide accurate information on prerequisites, programs, and tuition. However, this information is subject to change without notice and we highly recommend that you contact the school to confirm important information before applying.

Modified on April 06, 2012