About Us

We train in the toughest conditions. This means our students are ready for anything.

Located in Summerside, Prince Edward Island, Atlantic Commercial Diving Centre is the only certified commercial diving school in Eastern Canada. Our staff have a combined 200+ years of industry experience and our facilities boast the latest in equipment and technology.

 

We are proud of our high success rate from our carefully crafted programming, combining in-class lectures with hands on experience. We know our  graduates are eager to begin their career upon graduation. We are proud that employers look to us to provide the commercial diving industry with highly trained and dedicated talent. Our students train in the tidal waters of the North Atlantic, preparing them to work anywhere in the world. Our ACDC graduates are in demand, working on everything from deep water drill platforms to bridges, aquaculture environments, ships and more.

Meet Our Team

Kimball Johnston

ACDC Founder and  Director

Toby Arsenault

Commercial Diving Instructor

Graduated from commercial diving school in 1993 and has been involved in the industry ever since. Expertise is saturation diving.

Certifications include:

Unrestricted Surface Supply Diver

Mix Gas Diver

Diving Supervisor

Diver Medic

Barry Doyle

Commercial Diving Instructor

Trained by military, in 1981

became ships diver, trained as a clearance diver in 1982, moved to role of search and rescue diver in 1988.

 

First Aid and CPR instructor,

Diving Supervisor

Founder of ACDC and with over three decades of experience , Kimball is passionate in ensuring his graduates are best in class. He graduated from Commercial Diving in 1987 and welding in 1985. His expertise includes welding/UW welding, marine construction, demolition, salvage, ship repair and maintenance. Kimball's certifications include: USS diver, USS supervisor, KMDSI Technician, Red Seal welder, Diver Medic

Joe George

Diving Instructor

Ian Rodd

Diving Instructor

Eldon Murphy

Diving Instructor

Started diving in 1990 and trained as a combat diver in the military. In 2005 Joe became a certified commercial diver with ADC International and has been involved in the industry since with 13,000 logged dives. Expertise include Occupational SCUBA, Public Safety Diving, Underwater demolitions and conventional munition disposal. Certifications include: DCBC Unrestricted Surface Supply Diver, First Aid and CPR instructor

Graduated from commercial diving school in 1980 and has been involved in the industry since. Expertise is Saturation diving. Hazards and Legislation Certifications include: Unrestricted Surface Supply Diver Mix Gas Diver

Graduated from commercial diving school in 1973 and has been involved in the industry since. Expertise is marine construction and demolition, salvage, and Ship repair and maintenance. Certifications include: Unrestricted Surface Supply Supervisor KMDSI Technician Red Seal Welder

Contact Us

 100 Industrial Crescent, Summerside, 

Prince Edward Island

C1N 5N6

Email: info@acdcpei.com

Telephone: 902-888-9393

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