CDA would like to thank everyone who has helped us recover from Hurricane Irma. Our academy is fully operational and classes are currently in session. We would also like to send a very special thanks to all the first responders and emergency work crews that helped our community through the storm recovery.
After a successful career in the Army as an Army Ranger and Special Forces Combat Diver, CDA Technical Institute not only gave me a second-to-none education but they gave me the tools to be a successful, internationally-certified commercial diver! With CDA's education, the right attitude and the right work ethic you will be successful in this field!
CDA Tech goes way past anyone’s expectations of a trade school. From the very first day this staff will be with you step-for-step making sure you feel exactly like family and helping you to succeed. I loved this school and everyone here. So take it from me: Come join the CDA Tech commercial diving family and be a part of this awesome industry!
I went to a trade school and got my welding certification and that was not enough. I found CDA technical Institute online and decided to become a Commercial Diver because of my love for the water. I had the best time going through CDA Technical Institute and I would definitely recommend this school to anyone looking for a career in Commercial Diving.
I would recommend CDA Technical Institute to anyone interested in a career in commercial diving. They have amazing hands-on learning and really give you the experience you need to prepare for future jobs. CDA was everything that I was hoping for and more. Is it a hard 5 months? Sure, but it’s an experience I wouldn’t trade for anything.
My favorite things about CDA Technical Institute are the realistic environment where we train and that the instructors really do care about you and try their best to help you learn and understand the material. It also helps that the water isn’t too cold! I really enjoyed the salvage class, because lifting 1100lbs when you’re only 140lbs is pretty cool.
Going to CDA Technical Institute was truly one of the best times in my life. I enjoyed the camaraderie of being part of a small class along with the personal instruction you get. The instructors are great. They’ve been in the industry and know the real deal—and how to teach it!
I can't begin to express my gratitude for all you've done to find me placement in this industry. You stayed with me and helped me to identify companies that fit my requirements. Your placement team ROCKS! They’re an incredible asset to Commercial Dive Academy and a gleaming representation of CDA's commitment to their students, both current and alumni. Thank you for keeping me in the industry I love.
Thanks to the training I received through CDA Tech’s Maritime Welding program there hasn't been a task I can't complete. TIG…Flux…Mig…Copper to Nickel Brazing…Working the plasma torch—you name it, I do it. Since graduating, I have overhauled 32 different naval vessels and USCG ships. My employers say hands down I am the next generation welder.
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