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Do you have unused GI Bill Benefits? Learn how to use them to get scuba certified with us.

First things first. If you’re just getting out of the service, you are going to have a hard time convincing us to take your benefits. Go to college or get some job training. We will work with you in any way we can to make your scuba training more affordable. That said, you can use your GI Bill benefits to get scuba certified with us.

Viking Dives offers 5 VA approved scuba certifications and professional-level licenses. These programs cover a range of courses, from beginner scuba diving education to technical and instructor courses. Keep reading to see the full list of programs and learn how you can take advantage of this great opportunity.


Open Water Scuba Diver
Computer Nitrox Diver
Pre-Filled 22-0803 Form For This Course
Deep Diver
Underwater Navigation
Night/Limited Visibility Diver
Pre-Filled 220803 Form For This Course
Rescue Diver
First Response CPR
First Response Oxygen Administration
First Response Bloodborne Pathogens
First Response Airborne Pathogens
Pre-Filled 22-0803 Form For This Course
Pre-Filled 22-0803 Form For This Course
Assistant Instructor
Pre-Filled 22-0803 Form For This Course

How do I use my GI Bill Benefits to get Scuba Certified?

  • Call or email us. We can set you up immediately, or you can make payments on your program.
  • You pay for the course you want to take, up front, and upon successful course completion, you fill out the appropriate form and submit it to the VA.
  • You get reimbursed.

Did you know that scuba diving has been shown to reduce the symptoms of PTSD?

It hasn’t been extensively studied, but there is some published evidence that scuba diving can reduce the symptoms of Post-Traumatic Stress Disorder (PTSD). If you’d like to learn more about scuba’s effect on PTSD, you can read more about that in our blog post here.