Veterans' Benefits

Become a SCUBA Professional with your GI Bill Benefits®


In our never-ending quest to provide the best professional diving opportunities around, we are excited to announce a new expansion to our catalog. We have been approved by the VA to provide professional level diving programs to eligible individuals wishing to use their GI Bill® benefits. Eligible members and their beneficiaries can now choose to take the following programs:


  • Divemaster:
    This course includes: open water diver, advanced open water diver, rescue diver, emergency first response, deep specialty diver, enriched air specialty diver, navigation specialty diver, night specialty diver, wreck specialty and diver.


  • Master Scuba Diver Trainer:
    This course includes: Assistant Instructor, Emergency First Response Instructor, Open Water Scuba Instructor, Deep, Enriched Air, Equipment Specialist, Night, and Wreck Specialty Instructor.


  • Instructor Development Course Staff Instructor:
    This course can also provide for the opportunity to staff an Instructor Development Course, for those looking for numbers for their Master Instructor or Course Director Rating.


  • Full Face Mask Instructor:
    This course includes: two specialty diver level ratings (PADI Full Face Mask Diver, PADI Integrated Diving Mask Diver), two specialty instructor ratings, and two full sets of the Ocean Reef Neptune III System allowing graduates to immediately start teaching the course to students who may not own a FFM yet.


When you are ready to enroll, please be prepared to submit the following:

  1. Medical form – signed by a physician available here
  2. Prior Credit Evaluation Form – available here
  3. Certificate of VA Eligibility – register here
  4. Application – available here
  5. Applicable Fees – $100 application fee (not covered by the VA)


Email our Director of Training at for more information about our veterans program and to receive a copy of our complete catalog.