Professional Diving Instructors Corporation

The Professional Diving Instructors Corporation (PDIC) is an international SCUBA training and certification agency. It has an estimated 5 million active recreational divers.[2]

Professional Diving Instructors Corporation
PurposeScuba Instructor training and recreational diving certification
Region served

Founded in 1969, PDIC was established out of the need to properly train SCUBA instructors.[1] After more than ten years of training exclusively instructors, the decision was made to offer training starting at the open water level.

PDIC is a founding member of the (United States) Recreational Scuba Training Council[3][1] and is recognised as a scuba training and certification provider by several state and national organisations in the USA.[4][5][6][7]


  1. "PDIC History". Professional Diving Instructors Corporation. Retrieved 2007-11-28.
  2. "PDIC". Professional Diving Instructors Corporation. Retrieved 2007-10-15.
  3. "Who we are". Professional Diving Instructors Corporation. Retrieved 29 October 2012.
  4. "Merit Badges". Boy Scouts of America. Retrieved 2012-06-14.
  5. "TMAR Search and Recovery Dive Team". The Maritime Regiment (TMAR) of the Texas State Guard (TXSG). Retrieved 2012-06-14.
  6. "Scuba diving". Pennsylvania state parks. Retrieved 2012-06-14.
  7. "Kentucky Administrative Regulation: 106 KAR 1:390. Search and rescue training requirements, Section 5". Kentucky state. Retrieved 2012-06-14.

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