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