Navy Diver class “A” school is 15 weeks in duration, and it is located in Panama City, Florida. Before attending the class “A” school, a seven week preparatory school will be completed at Naval Training Center, Great Lakes, Illinois. The Navy Diver rating requires a minimum of a six year enlistment obligation.
All with the focus to achieve. The motto of Navy Divers is fittingly “We Dive the World Over.” As a member of this dedicated Special Operations force, you will travel the world, working everywhere imaginable.
The following U.S. Navy jobs are in high demand, as of September 2019.
Navy Jobs In Demand.
|Job Title||Average Base Salary (2019)||Job Outlook (civilian counterparts) 2019-2029****|
|Navy Diver||$57,444***||5%-7% (commercial divers)|
Yes Navy Diver training is hard, but nothing like BUD/S (Basic Underwater Demolition/SEAL) training where you become a Special Warfare Operator or SO). A “training day” is a good 8 hours and includes PT (Physical Training), classroom, and in-water training.
Navy divers perform a variety of tasks and missions in underwater environments. Navy divers might conduct operations anywhere in the world, including tropical environments and extremely cold water locations. … Assignments might require divers to be deployed for extended periods.
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Naval Special Clearance Team (NSCT) consisting of SEALs, SWCC, and EOD. … United States Navy SEALs – All trained as Combat Swimmers/Divers. The primary dive teams of the SEALs called SDV Teams use SEAL Delivery Vehicle to carry out advanced combat dive missions.
Entry Requirements include:
- Eyesight 20/200 bilateral correctable to 20/25 with no color blindness.
- Minimum Armed Services Vocational Aptitude Battery (ASVAB) score: AR+VE=103, MC=51.
- Pass a physical examination required for divers.
- Meet minimum ASVAB requirements.
- Be 30 years of age or younger.
Divers are used by most branches of the military (not just the Navy), but these are primarily involved in combat roles (and SAR).