Entries by Gregory Toscano

SNSI Joins RSTC US Council

By unanimous vote, the Recreational Scuba Training Council (RSTC) US Board of Directors welcomes Scuba and Nitrox Safety International (SNSI) as a member. SNSI will join PADI, PDIC, SDI, SSI, NAUI and RAID as members of the RSTC US. In November 2015, the RSTC announced changes to its membership criteria. These changes will increase membership and allow more active participation from diver training organizations worldwide. Increased participation in the RSTC’s mission will have a continued positive impact upon diver safety.

Fulvia Lami, CEO of SNSI states, “We look forward to contributing and working with all the other members to increase the safety and popularity of our sport as we have done for the past 20 years as members of the WRSTC.” Dan Orr, RSTC Coordinator said: “We are very pleased to have SNSI join the Recreational Scuba Training Council US and we look forward to their active participation in the RSTC’s mission of developing worldwide minimum scuba training standards.”

RSTC minimum scuba training standards are recognized as the global industry standard. New members are assessed to ensure compliance with RSTC standards. Members must make an ongoing commitment to ensure compliance with RSTC standards.

Scuba training organizations interested in applying for membership with the RSTC may download membership information at https://wrstc.com/standards-downloads/

NAUI Joins RSTC US Council

By unanimous vote, the Recreational Scuba Training Council (RSTC) US Board of Directors welcomes the National Association of Underwater Instructors (NAUI) as a member. NAUI will join PADI, PDIC, SDI, SSI, RAID and SNSI as members of the RSTC US. In November 2015, the RSTC announced changes to its membership criteria. These changes will increase membership and allow more active participation from diver training organizations worldwide. Increased participation in the RSTC’s mission will have a continued positive impact upon diver safety.

Dallas Edmiston, NAUI Executive Director states “NAUI has always recognized the important role RSTC plays in the diving industry and we could not be happier to be accepted as a member of the council. As an established leader, we look forward to adding our voice in shaping the future of diving”

Dan Orr, RSTC Coordinator said: “We are very pleased to have NAUI join the Recreational Scuba Training Council and we look forward to their active participation in the RSTC’s mission of developing worldwide minimum scuba training standards.”

RSTC minimum scuba training standards are recognized as the global industry standard. New members are assessed to ensure compliance with RSTC standards. Members must make an ongoing commitment to ensure compliance with RSTC standards.

Scuba training organizations interested in applying for membership with the RSTC may download membership information at https://wrstc.com/standards-downloads/.