DIWA is an abbreviation for “Diving Instructor World Association” and has been in existence for more than 30 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

Caro Giuseppe Marini, non siete soli in questo momento difficile

Posted on 01 Sep 2014
Caro Giuseppe Marini, non siete soli in questo momento difficile, tutti DIWA Istruttori dal mondo rimpiangere la morte di sua moglie. Si deve sapere che siamo tutti con te. Amore Silke riposo en Pace

Important Day 23 of Jan.2015

Posted on 31 Aug 2014
Dear instructor,   On the EXPO Boot 2015, DIWA will be represented with his own Stand again. And on the day Friday, all day carry 23/1/2015 we have one International Director and Instructor meeting at

Importante Fecha el 23 de Enero 2015

Posted on 31 Aug 2014
Nosotros la DIWA vamos estar otra vez en la Feria Boot 2015 en Dusseldorf/Alemania con nuestro propio Estante nuevo. Es Día 23 de Enero 2015 vamos realizar en nuestro Estante en la Feria un encuentro

Wichtiger Termin 23.01.2015

Posted on 31 Aug 2014
Liebe Tauchlehrerinnen und Tauchlehrer,   Auch 2015 sind wir wieder mit einem eigenen Stand auf der Boot vetreten. Im Rahmen der Tage auf der Boot werden wir am Freitag, den 23.01.2015 ganztägig ein T

Happy Birthday Jens Kulosa

Posted on 26 Aug 2014
Alles gute zum Geburtstag von Deinen DIWA TL.s Happy Birthday to you from all DIWA Instructors Feliz cumpleanos a ti de todo los Instructores de la DIWA.

DIWA Direktoren Deutschland,

Posted on 22 Aug 2014
Hier mal eine Info an unsere TL.s und Taucher, DIWA Deutschland ist fast komplett, TL./ToUWI. Peter Lange ist DIWA Direktor Deutschland-Nord,TL./ToUWI. Wolfgang Thoma ist DIWA Direktor Deutschland-Ost

Matthias Lang DIWA Director Deutschland-Süd

Posted on 22 Aug 2014
DIWA Director Deutschland-Süd Matthias Lang CD/ToUWI Nr. 1674 Zollnerhof 4 D-96120 Tütschengereuth Mobile: +49 (0) 15773215968 EMail: matthias@diwadiving.de EMail: matthias@tauchsport-bamberg.de   Mat

Peter Lange Direktor Deutschland / Nord

Posted on 20 Aug 2014
DIWA Director Deutschland-Nord Peter Lange, Instructor CD/ToUWI Ostsee Residenz 9 D-24351 Damp Mobile: +49 (0) 162.4305856 EMail: peter@diwadiving.de Email: Peter.Lange@Barrierefrei-Magazin.de Peter L

Wichtige Mitteilung, Importante Information, Urgent Info.

Posted on 18 Aug 2014
Wichtige Mitteilung, Importante Information, Urgent Info. Passwort Power Point ; diwa , ok. Wenn Ihr im Innerenbereich bei Power Point auf eine Passwort frage kommt, es ist : diwa ist das passwort Whe