Saturday, 18 February 2012

List of Scuba Diving International Organisations/Organizations

This page lists Scuba diver training organisations/organizations. These include cave diving, commercial diving, recreational diving, technical diving, and other related organisations/organizations.


Cave diving training organisations/organizations


CDDA - Cave Divers Association of Australia
CDG - Cave Diving Group
GUE- Global Underwater Explorers
NACD - National Association for Cave Diving
NSS - CDS - National Speleological Society Cave Diving Section
PROTEC - Professional Technical Diving
PSAI - Professional Scuba Association International
UTD - United Team Diving


Surface supplied air training organizations/organisations:
International Diving Institute 

Scuba training organizations:
aa - Aquanaut Academy International 
ACUC - American Canadian Underwater Certifications 
ADAS-Autonomus divers association of scuba diving 
ADS - Association of Diving School 
AED - Associated European Divers 
ANDI - American Nitrox Divers International, also ANDI International
ANMP - Association nationale des moniteurs de plongée 
ATEC - Association of Technical and Recreational Scuba Diving Instructors 
AUSI - Associated Underwater Scuba Instructors 
BSAC - British Sub Aqua Club 
CEDIP - European Committee of Professional Diving Instructors 
CIMAS - Corporación de Instructores Mexicanos en Actividades Subacuáticas
CMAS - Confédération Mondiale des Activités Subaquatiques 
CMAS AMERICAS - CMAS AMERICAS - US Federation of CMAS 
DIWA - Diving Instructor World Association - International Federation of DIWA 
DFPA - Diving Friends Poland Association
FAUI - Formation of Australian Underwater Instructors
FFESSM - Fédération Française d'Études et de Sports Sous-Marins 
FIAS - Federazione Italiana Attività Subacquee 
FIPSAS - Federazione Italiana Pesca Sportiva e Attività Subacquee 
RUF - Russian Underwater Federation 
GUE - Global Underwater Explorers
HSA - Handicap Scuba Association 
IADS - International Association of Diving Schools
IAHD - International Association for Handicapped Divers 
IANTD - International Association of Nitrox and Technical Divers 
IDEA - International Diving Educators Association 
IDIA - International Dive Instructors Association 
ISDA - International Scuba Diving Academy
ISEA - International Scuba Educator's Association 
ISE - Inner Space Explorers Los Angeles County Underwater Instructors Association (Division of LA County Parks & Recreation) 
Microdive - Microdive Scuba Training Agency
NACD - National Association for Cave Diving
NASDS - National Association of Scuba Diving Schools (recently merged with SSI)
NASE - National Academy of Scuba Educators 
NAUI - National Association of Underwater Instructors 
NOB - Nederlandse Onderwatersport Bond 
PADI - Professional Association of Diving Instructors 
PDA - Professional Diving Association 
PDIC - Professional Diving Instructors Corporation International 
PROTEC - Professional Technical & Recreational Diving 
PSS - Professional Scuba Schools 
SAA - The Sub-Aqua Association 
SDI - Scuba Diving International
SEI - Scuba Educators International 
SRS - Sea Research Society 
SSAC - The Scottish Sub Aqua Club 
SSI - Scuba Schools International 
SNSI - Scuba Nitrox Safety International
TAC - The Aquatic Club - existed in the UK between 1982 and 1986. dissolved organization
UEF - Underwater Explorers' Federation 
UDI - United Diving Instructors 
UDT - Universal Diver Training 
USAS- United Sub Aqua Society 
UTD - Unified Team Diving 
WOSD - World Organisation of Scuba Diving 
YMCA SCUBA - dissolved organization

Scientific organizations/organisations:
AAUS - American Academy of Underwater Sciences
CAUS - Canadian Association for Underwater Science
The Scientific Committee of CMAS
SDSC - "Scientific Diving Supervisory Committee

Technical diving training organizations/organisations:
ANDI - American Nitrox Divers International 
ATEC - Association of Technical and Recreational Scuba Diving Instructors 
BSAC - British Sub Aqua Club 
DIWA - Diving Instructor World Association - International Federation of DIWA 
DRI - Dive Rescue International 
DSAT - Diving Science and Technology  - Merged into PADI in 2010
DFPA - Diving Friends Poland Association
FIAS - Federazione Italiana Attività Subacquee 
GUE - Global Underwater Explorers 
ANTD - International Association of Nitrox and Technical Divers 
IART - International Association of Rebreather Trainers 
ITDA - International Technical Diving Association 
LACUIA - Los Angeles County Underwater Instructors Association (Division of LA County Parks & Recreation) 
NAUI-Tec - NAUI Tec 
PADI - Professional Association of Diving Instructors 
PDIC - Professional Diving Instructors Corporation 
PRONRC - Professional Nitrox & Rebreather College 
PROTEC - Professional Technical Diving 
PSAI - Professional Scuba Association International
PSS Technical Training - Professional Scuba Schools 
TDI - Technical Diving International 
TXR - Scuba Schools International Technical Extended Range 
UDT - Universal Diver Training 
UTD - Unified Team Diving 

Other Scuba Diving Organisations/organizations
Active Divers Association
AISI- Association of Italian Diving Enterprises 
ARSBC - Artificial Reef Society of British Columbia
AUC - Alberta Underwater Council 
BFDC and North Carolina SCUBA/Wreck Diving
Chicago Aquanauts Scuba Association
DAN - Divers Alert Network 
DDRC - Diving Diseases Research Centre 
ERDI - Emergency Response Diving International
EUF - European Underwater Federation 
FRO - Frontier - THE SOCIETY FOR ENVIRONMENTAL EXPLORATION 
GLACD - Greater Los Angeles Council of Divers
Global Vision International - Diver Training combined with marine conservation 
GODIVECYPRUS - Cyprus Diver Training 
Historical Diving Society
HSA International [Handicapped Scuba Association] 
IADRS - International Association of Dive Rescue Specialists 
Israeli Diving Federation
Malta Professional Diving Schools Association
National Association of Black Scuba Divers 
Nautical Archaeology Society
New York State Diver's Association
Recreational Divers Association
Sea Research Society - Shipwreck consulting & underwater archaeology
TSA - Trimix Scuba Association
UKSDMC - UK Sports Diving Medical Council 
USDDA - United States Dental Diving Association, Inc.
Yomps - Diver Training all over the world and also marine conservation 
ITDA - International Technical Diving Association 



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