What is IDI

Industrial Diving Institute is the only  IBEW  Institute.

smallIndustrial Diving Institute (IDI) joined forces with International Brotherhood of Electrical Workers (IBEW  LU# 177), Jacksonville Academy of Electrical Technology (JAET), and a 2nd generation member of IBEW Local 177.  IDI is the first and only Industrial Underwater Electrical Union Training Facility associated with IBEW. We pride our self  in producing true Craftsmanship where quality performance is Job 1.

Our Mission

Our goal is to accept, train and certify Inside Journeymen Wireman, Outside Lineman, and Apprentices in the International classification of Industrial Diving Wireman.




Industrial Diving Institute’s purpose is to provide quality education by instructing, training, and certifying IBEW Members in good standing to become competent members in a new international created classification of Industrial Diving Wireman.  This is an occupation that is in high-demand within the industrial underwater electrical industry.  It is our goal at Industrial Diving Institute to provide IBEW Contractors with graduates that will possess the knowledge and skills necessary to obtain employment as well as further their advancement within their respective field.


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  • IBEW 177
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