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

Happy Birthday Uwe Fleischmann

Posted on 20 Jul 2014
Alles gute zum Geburtstag lieber Uwe Fleischmann, gruesse von allen DIWA Tauchlehrern, Happy Birthday dear Uwe Fleischmann from all DIWA Diving Instructor,s Feliz Cumpleanos Amigo Uwe Fleischmann, de

Gruss an unseren neuen Kollegen Peter Lange

Posted on 16 Jul 2014
Peter Lange von der Ostseetauchschule Waabs ist unser neuer Mann im Norden, hier mal seine Daten   Vorname: Peter Nachname: Lange Status: CSI Instructor N°: 4013   Hier seine Webseite schaut mal rein,

First DIWA ITC en Serbia

Posted on 02 Jul 2014
Stojan Bogosavljev , our DIWA Director in Serbia is planing the first ITC-Instructor Training Course in his Country, we will informe you whit Date and all info .   Stojan Bogosavljev, unser DIWA Direk

Tauchsport Bamberg informiert

Posted on 19 Jun 2014
Tauchertage im Freibad Hallstadt. Reinschnuppern, Informieren, Fachsimpeln. Am 21. und 22. Juni besteht die Möglichkeit für aktive Taucher ihr Hobby Freunden und Bekannten einmal näher zu bringen. Wir


Posted on 19 Jun 2014
DIWA News         Liebe Instructoren, in Kürze erhaltet Ihr wieder ausführliche News. Vorab möchten wir aber Euch schon auf eine paar Termine hinweisen und neue DIWA Instructorenvorstellen. Siehe Anla


Posted on 19 Jun 2014
© DIWA International DIVING INSTRUCTOR WORLD ASSOCIATION Liebe DIWA Instructoren, im Vorfeld zu den nächsten DIWA News möchten wir Euch schon mal vorab neue Tauchlehrerkollegen vorstellen: Holger Albr


Posted on 19 Jun 2014
DIVING INSTRUCTOR WORLD ASSOCIATION Dear DIWA instructors, Before we send you the next DIWA news, we want to present you the new colleagues: Holger Albrecht OWSI Germany Tomaso Amelio OWSI Germany Sto

Lerne Tauchen mit Tauchsport Bamberg

Posted on 13 Jun 2014
Matthias Lang· Tauchertage vom 21. – 22. Juni im Freibad Hallstadt. Mehr unter www.tauchsport-bamberg.de   Lerne Tauchen mit Tauchsport Bamberg, die Top Tauchschule mit Tauchshop. Mache deinen&#

Achtung Termin, ITC-Instructor Training Course

Posted on 27 May 2014
  ITC, Instructor Training Course   In Deutscher Sprache.   Wann: 1. Termin Juni vom ( 16.-06 ) 18.06 bis 22.06.2014   Oder: 2.termin Oktober vom ( 13.10 ) 15.10 bis 19.10. 2014   Wo: Kroatien, 23211