Students attend Commercial Diving Academy in Jacksonville, FL, a large city. The school is a private, for-profit institution. Commercial Diving Academy degrees go up to the Certificate.
The school is known for its programs in transportation.
Applicants to Commercial Diving Academy appreciate its open admissions policy.
There are 176 students at the school (as of 2007-2008). Commercial Diving Academy has a large minority student population. A very high share of students at the school are male.
Commercial Diving Academy offers dorm rooms to a higher percentage of its students than do most colleges. The school offers students meal plans.
The school reports its educational mission is:
"Commercial Diving Academy exists for the purpose of providing the commercial diving industry with entry level and post graduate personnel who excel in knowledge and skills, safety, and work ethics. The training is comprehensive, rigorous, and designed with individual student career objectives, abilities and interests in mind. The gateway to commercial diving is in the heart of the South-the Atlantic Ocean and the St. Johns River. The Academy is strategically situated on the Atlantic and serves as a major training center for Florida, Alabama, the Gulf Coast region, and the southeastern United States. The faculty consists of educators with years of experiences ranging from offshore diving in the oilfields of the South China Sea, Indian Ocean, North Sea and Gulf of Thailand to rivers and lakes around the world. Small classes allow for individualization in an environment that fosters intellectual exchange and practical, hands-on instruction. In assuming its role in the development of professional divers/tenders, the Academy is keenly aware of its responsibility in promoting an unyielding commitment to the highest standards of safety and offering the most up-to-date methods and practices in the field. To this end, the Academy is committed to continuing to develop and maintain strong partnerships with businesses in the region and making use of state-of-the-art technology and training resources with the industry."
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