Diving Qualifications

Joel-Dom-Ascent-2014.jpg-2Since 1988, Joel has completed over 6,400 dives. More thanĀ  3,000 have been on shipwrecks all over the world. He has extensive experience with un-teathered mixed-gas diving in the open ocean.

Diving TrainingĀ  — Development of diver certification training curricula; course standards, texts, support materials, etc. for instructors, assistant instructors, divemasters, and divers of all levels including nitrox and technical diving applications. Evaluation and comparisons of various agency certification programs on all levels. Duties and responsibility of instructors, assistant instructors and divemasters to students in training and diving tours. Industry standards and protocols for diver conduct.

Diving Operations (Recreational, Scientific, Commercial, Military, Filmmaking Projects) – Specific protocols for dive vessel operation and safety; crew and dive staff training; emergency response and rescue practices; field medical protocols; tracking of divers through crew observation and log keeping; search & rescue; resort diving including shore and pool activities; contingency planning and responses; compliance with diving-specific vessel regulations for crew and passengers; regional standards of practice and operation; conduct of training activities from vessels or shore based facilities.


Scuba Diving International (SDI) # 0125
Technical Diving International (TDI) # 0125

  • Advanced Trimix Instructor TrainerJoel-FFM
  • Advanced Wreck Diver Instructor Trainer
  • Extended Range Diver Instructor Trainer
  • Decompression Procedures Instructor Trainer
  • Advanced Nitrox Diver Instructor Trainer
  • Nitrox Diver Instructor Trainer
  • Advanced Mixed Gas Blender Instructor Trainer
  • Nitrox Gas Blender Instructor Trainer
  • Scuba Instructor Trainer
  • Dive Master Instructor Trainer
  • Assistant Instructor Trainer
  • Rescue Diver Instructor Trainer
  • Surface Supplied and Full Face Mask Trainer
  • Visual Cylinder Inspection Instructor Trainer
    • Air Diluent Rebreather – Dive Master
    • Mixed Gas Diluent Rebreather – Dive Master
    • Technical Diver Master for all levels

Professional Association of Diving Instructors (PADI) # 41733

  • Master Scuba Diver Trainerjoel-monitor-2004
  • Dive Master
  • Assistant Instructor
  • Rescue Diver
  • Wreck Diver
  • Limited Visibility Diving
  • Night Diver
  • Nitrox Diver


  • National Association of Cave Divers
    • Cavern Diver
    • Full Cave Diver
    • Mixed Gas Cave Diver