Accreditation and Licensure

DIT is accredited by the Accrediting Commission of Career Schools and Colleges (ACCSC, This commission is listed by the U.S. Department of Education as a nationally recognized accrediting agency under the provisions of Chapter 33, Title 38, U.S. Code and subsequent legislation. DIT is licensed by the Washington State Workforce Training and Education Coordinating Board (WTECB).

NOTE: This school is licensed under Chapter 28C.10 RCW; inquiries or complaints regarding this or any other private vocational school may be made to:

Washington State Workforce Training and
Education Coordinating Board

P.O. Box 43105
Olympia, WA 98504-3105
Phone – (206) 753-5673
Email – [email protected]


Initially audited in September of 2003, and again in July of 2008, DIT was found to be in compliance with CSA Z275.4 by the Diver Certification Board of Canada (DCBC). This certification is  recognized by the Health and Safety Executive (HSE)  of the United Kingdom and the  Australian Diver Accreditation Scheme (ADAS).  Most other international diving and national certifying regulatory agencies having reciprocity agreements with the aforementioned authorities. DIT is the first diving program in the U.S. to reach this goal. International Marine Contractors Association (IMCA) fully recognizes the DCBC certification our students receive without them having to log further dives after graduation.

Professional Standing

DIT is proud to be associated with and professional members of the following organizations: