"VIS UNITA FORTIOR - STRENGTH UNITED IS STRONGER"
PROFESSIONAL DIVER: A SPECIALIZED TRADE | A CAREER | A LIVELIHOOD
DEFINING A PROFESSIONAL:
Engaged in one of the learned professions
Characterized by or conforming to the technical or ethical standards of a profession
Exhibiting a courteous, conscientious, and generally businesslike manner in the workplace
Participating for gain or livelihood in an activity or field of endeavor often engaged in by amateurs
Having a particular profession as a permanent career
Engaged in by persons receiving financial return
Following a line of conduct as though it were a profession
The International Association of Dive Professionals, is the only international union/association of quality oriented diving professionals in the world.
It regroups, individuals, businesses and organizations intent on addressing global issues, in a corporate dominated industry.
Our members are active professionals in various sectors of the industry such as: Training and Exploration, Research, Manufacturing, Education, Commercial, Media, Public Service and Rescue. They are either full time or part time active in the industry, but abide by a strict code of conduct and ethics; separating them from them from the rest of the pack.
The IADP provides it's members with services and products aimed at enhancing their careers and outlook; such as: Lobbying, Legal Support, Group Insurances, Benefits and Continuing Education. Since it's first inception as discussion groups in 2007, the DIVE PROFESSIONALS project has been aimed at uniting professional divers regardless of their profession, or industry sector. Enabling them to voice their opinions, get access to continuing education, enhance their careers, and meet online with peers.
DIVE PROFESSIONALS Is the world's largest independent professional divers network with more than 40,000 followers, users and members in 5 Oceans and 7 continents.