DIWA is an abbreviation for “Diving Instructor World Association” and has been in existence for more than 40 years.

oneDear Divers & Dive Instructors

DIWA is critical as its members and its own art/way to think about its members and their training.  DIWA is independent, but is committed to its members.  DIWA has concrete expectations when it comes to Training and Customer Service, it repects critique and controversial views.  DIWA is considerate about Training practices and Dive Instrucotrs with alternative Instruction methods, but pays close attention that all DIWA security regulations are met. DIWA is a cooperation between qualified, and responsible Dive Instructors, that have made it their goal, to develop and maintain standard global Training practices and communicates that to its members. DIWA certification is well accepted internationally ! Besides the standard Certification Levels:

  • Open Water Diver
  • Master Scuba Diver
  • Chief Scuba Diver
  • Team Leader

DIWA offers permanent series of Special Courses for Dive Instructors & Divers:

  • First Aid
  • CPR
  • Oxygen sharing
  • Underwater photography
  • Archaeology
  • Cave to Mountain Lake diving
  • Environmental Sustainability
  • Seminars for Compressors and Diving equipment and technologies

Regular DIWA Meetings offer interesting Facts, Contributions and Presentations for Dive Instructors and Dive experts,who are considering to certify for Dive courses. We highly recommend that you become a member of DIWA. We particpated in the first Oxygen circulatory equipment courses in cooperation of the German Armed Forces departments organized for DIWA Dive instructors. DIWA is always here for you! DIWA reports about the modern constructive Training methods.  DIWA engages itself to constantly maintain and enforce those training standards. DIWA acts Internationally and does not compete with national associations.  DIWA compensates the Divesport across national boundaries. DIWA is politically neutral, innovative and creative when it comes to constructive Training practices and methods. There is more! That you can find out by becoming a member and joining one of our Dive Instructor meetings.

Diwa News

Happy Birthday Edy Wiget DIWA Director SWITZERLAND

Posted on 24 Oct 2014
Alles gute zum Geburtstag lieber Edy von allen DIWA Instructoren. Feliz Cumpleanos Edy de todo los Instructores de la DIWA. Auguri Edy, de tutti Instrutore della DIWA. Happt Birthday Edy from all DIWA

DIWA International bei der Arbeit

Posted on 21 Oct 2014
DIWA bei der Arbeit, hier mit Investor und Hotelier, neues Tauchprogram erstellen, fuer Karibik Urlaub. DIWA on the Job, Meeting whit Investor and Hotel Manager for bringing new Dive-Package for Carib

Tauch Team Kremstal Informiert

Posted on 17 Oct 2014
“Multimediavortrag über eines der faszinierendsten Tiere der Welt” präsentiert von Tauch Team Kremstal und Sharkproject!   // Freitag 24.10.2014, 19 Uhr Dorfstub’n Inzersdorf //   Wo

DIWA Divers to it bedder

Posted on 10 Oct 2014

Stojan Bogosavljev ,Instructor for Handicap – Diving

Posted on 01 Oct 2014
Stojan Bogosavljev our DIWA Director in Serbian is doing his special Jop, Stojan Bogosavljev unser DIWA Direktor in Serbien bei seiner speziellen Arbeit, Stojan Bogosavljev el DIWA Sdirector en Serbia

V International Underwater Film Festival

Posted on 01 Oct 2014
Vth DIVING DAYS V International Underwater Film Festival III International Underwater Photography Festival Dear,On 01 November 2014, we are organizing a V International Underwater Film Festival III In


Posted on 30 Sep 2014
Bitte alle Instructoren die noch keinen Login zum Internenbereich haben, bitte email an mich senden Please all Instructors how have at this time not the Login for Internpage of DIWA please send email

DIWA Meeting auf Ruegen

Posted on 30 Sep 2014
Wolfgang Thoma DIWA Direktor Deutschland – Ost hat ein Seminar auf Ruegen abgehalten, Robert Roeske, Andreas Richter, Andre Thinibel, Thomas Wätzold, Wolfgang Thoma, Volkmar Elfert haben daran teilgen

Instructor für Handicap – Diving

Posted on 30 Sep 2014
Einleitung Du bist Dir nicht sicher, ob das Tauchen das Richtige für dich ist? Probiere es mit uns bei unserem Schnuppertauchen. Dort hast du die Möglichkeit in ca. 32 Grad warmen Wasser in einem Schw