Scuba Diving International (SDI) was approved for RSTC Membership at the August 2004 meeting.

By unanimous vote, the RSTC Board of Directors welcomed its newest member. Scuba Diving International, which came into existence in 1999, will now join IDEA,PADI,PDIC,SSI and the YMCA in establishing minimum training standards at all levels of recreational scuba diving in order to promote public safety. RSTC training requirements are recognized around the world as the global industry standard.

“SDI is very pleased to join with the charter members of RSTC”, stated Brian Carney President of SDI. “We look forward to working together in the promotion of consistent and safe diver education for the benefit of future dive enthusiasts.”