You can use your G.I. Bill® to pay for many of our scuba Exams. We offer a wide selection of programs from which you can choose. Are you interested in learning to dive, improve your diving skills, and becoming a dive professional? The G.I. Bill® can help you accomplish this. Through this series of programs, you will learn the basics of diving and progress up this guided path to become a professional diver. We can help "Take You as Deep as You Want to Go!" Please contact us for the details on how to do this.
For Veterans and Active-Duty Service Members.
Use either the Post 9/11 or the Montgomery GI Bill® to get reimbursed for NAUI certifications and licenses.
Progress from no diving experience to becoming a NAUI Professional Instructor by only using six months of GI Bill® benefits or earn the certifications you want to recreationally dive.
Force-E Scuba Centers is a NAUI approved VA training and testing centers.
It’s easy to get started, check out the GI Bill® reimbursement details below.
This program is designed for veterans by veterans. Force-E Scuba Centers is an approved instructor development center for any service member, retiree, or family member(s) that have the G.I. Bill® benefits. Service members who qualify can be reimbursed for their certifications and licensing through Force-E Scuba Centers. Restrictions follow same guidelines as the VA licensing and certification reimbursement program – please refer to this website.
Service members are able to use one month of G.I. Bill® benefits per class and can progress as far as they want. Service members can use up to one month to six months of benefits to get scuba certified or become a professional.
Professionals are defined as Divemasters, Diving Instructors, Instructor Trainers, and Course Directors - all of these professionals licensing are considered true vocational programs. These licensing can provide full-time employment with lucrative pay.
GI Bill® is a registered trademark of the U.S. Department of Veterans Affairs (VA). More information about education benefits offered by VA is available at the official U.S. government website at http://www.benefits.va.gov/gibill
Force-E Scuba Centers is a NAUI Training Center & VA Testing Center
NAUI Skillbridge Program
For Active-Duty Service Members
Opportunity to gain valuable dive experience, dive certifications, dive shop business mentoring and ultimately become a dive professional before transitioning from the military.
Learn and work at a Force-E Scuba Center while still receiving your military pay and benefits.
Utilize the GI Bill® while on SkillBridge to get reimbursed for your certifications and licenses, become a licensed dive professional with no cost to you.
Already a Certified Dive Instructor? You can still participate in SkillBridge with NAUI as an instructor. If certified with another agency you may use your certification to crossover to a NAUI certification during SkillBridge.
NAUI Recreational Scuba Courses
We offer NAUI courses year round with experienced instructors.
We offer digital & printed NAUI academics for all courses.
Our training facilities are vetted by our staff so you will have an excellent experience.
Shore diving and Boat diving for training dives are available at all our locations, this gives you experience with all types of scuba skills.
We offer beginner level scuba courses to professional level scuba courses.
It’s easy to get started, contact one of the Force-E Scuba Centers.