United Diving Instructors

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United Diving Instructors
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Abbreviation UDI
Motto The New Way to the Diving Instructor
Formation 1983
Headquarters Nuremberg, Germany
Membership over 130,000 dive professional, 6000 Dive Centers and Resorts
Leader Peter Dolezyk
Website http://www.u-d-i.de

The United Diving Instructors (UDI) is the diver training organization founded in 1983 by Z. Fisher and H. G. Golzing in California, USA.

Kids programs[edit]

  • Junior Diver *
  • Junior Diver **
  • Junior Diver ***

Recreational diving certifications[edit]

  • Pool Diver
  • Basic Diver
  • Open Water Diver
  • Advanced Open Water Diver
  • Special Diver

Specialty courses[edit]

UDI provide a range of specialty courses, examples of which include:

  • Orientation and Compass Diver
  • Night Diver
  • Deep Diver
  • Rescue Diver
  • Dry-Suit Diver
  • Drift Diver
  • Mountain Lake Diver
  • Cave Cavern Diver
  • Ice Diver
  • Diving Technician
  • Compress Diver
  • Wreck Diver
  • Mixed Gas Diver
  • Apnea Diver


Professional certifications[edit]

  • Open Water Instructor *
  • International Instructor **
  • Staff Instructor ***
  • Honorary Master Instructor ****

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