Admission Requirements

If you are considering a career in diving with Central African Diving institute the following minimum requirements have to be met:

Failure to meet any of these requirements will result in a student not being permitted to commence training:

Be at least 18 years of age

A valid, in-date commercial diving medical certificate performed by a doctor qualified in hyperbaric medicine (your recreational medical certificate is not acceptable). This certificate must be valid for the duration of your course.

Be a competent swimmer: competence will be demonstrated by completing 300-meter freestyle swim and breath hold for a minimum of 20 seconds, swim 25m underwater, recover an object from 5m underwater and tread water for 1 minute.

Be able to add, subtract, multiply and divide whole numbers, decimals and fractions, calculate percentages, and solve simple formulas i.e., gas laws.

Must be competent in the English Language: Understand written and verbal communications in English and be able to communicate with other people.