Ocean Corporation, The  (School for Commercial Diving and School for Non-Destructive Testing/Industrial Inspection) Ocean Corporation, The  (School for Commercial Diving and School for Non-Destructive Testing/Industrial Inspection)

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Ocean Corporation, The (School for Commercial Diving and School for Non-Destructive Testing/Industrial Inspection)

The Ocean Corp has been training highly qualified individuals for the Commercial Diving and Non-destructive industries for almost 50 years. Our name and the quality of our education are recognized by employers and professionals across our industries and the world. With over 10,000 alumni, many of our graduates find themselves working with or under other Ocean Corp alumni.

Our proud and distinguished history means you can be sure your program has been carefully crafted and specialized over the years to give you all of the tools you need to succeed.

We are an Industry Leader

The Ocean Corp is an undisputed leader in the advancement of Commercial Diving and Non-Destructive career training. Our unmatched record of achievements, advancements and industry firsts speaks for itself.

At Ocean Corp we don’t bloat our program with needless general ed. courses,; no filler material just to charge more. Our program is specifically designed to give you the essential information you need to go out and gain employment in the commercial diving or nondestructive testing fields in as little time as possible. Our program takes just 30 weeks to accomplish.

Program Name Credential Granted Upon Completion
Ultimate Diver Training Certificate
Nondestructive Testing/Inspection Training Certificate

Commercial Divingx  
Diver, Professional and Instructor  x
Industrial Inspection/NDTx  
Quality Control and Safety Technologies/Technicians, Other  x
Welding Engineering Technology/Technician  x

Campus Life

Classes meet Monday – Friday 7:30AM – 12:30PM or 1:00PM – 6:00PM

Campus Tours:

One of the best ways to discover if training and working in Commercial Diving or Non Destructive Testing is right for you is to come in for a personal tour where you can see divers in the water and hands-on NDT demonstrations.

When touring, you will get a first hand look at our facilities, including an elaborate dive tank complex, decompression chambers, diving bell, plus NDT projects, NDT equipment, welding machines and much more.

The Admissions Office conducts tours twice daily:

  • Monday through Friday at 10:30am
  • Monday through Friday at 1:30pm

You’re welcome to drop by and visit the school any weekday. We are located at:

10840 Rockley Road
Houston, Texas 77099

Visiting from out of town?

If you’re an out-of-town visitor planning to tour the school, we strongly encourage you to call in advance to schedule a tour time.

If you have any questions or need directions give us a call at 1(800) 321-0298.

Facilities and Resources

Students attending The Ocean Corporation will train at the school’s 4.2 acre campus in Houston, Texas complete with six diving tanks, a multi-station welding complex, six classrooms, and magnetic particle laboratory. The Ocean Corporation also shares a marine science campus with Texas A & M in Galveston, Texas where students will conduct openwater diving operations and Offshore Safety and Survival training.

Financial Aid / Tuition

The first step in the financial aid application process is the submission of the Free Application for Federal Student Aid (FAFSA). This process can be completed quickly and easily on the United States Department of Education’s website at www.fafsa.ed.gov. This application will determine your eligibility for Federal Pell Grants and federal student loans.

  1. Go to the FAFSA website
  2. Complete the FAFSA application with your personal information
  3. Add The Ocean Corporation’s school code #026002 for your school choice
  4. Sign the application using your 4 digit Federal Student Aid (FSA) ID
  5. Submit application

Your eligibility results will be sent to our Financial Aid Office within 5-7 business days. To discuss you eligibility results, call our Financial Aid Department at 1(800) 321-0298.


The Ocean Corporation is here to help guide you through the admissions process. Our admissions representatives work with candidates one-on-one to assess their qualifications and answer any questions.

In addition to physical and educational requirements, successful applicants must have a strong work ethic, a high mechanical aptitude for hands-on work and a love of the water. To ensure safety and quality of education, the Ocean Corp enrolls no more than 30 candidates for each class.

How to Apply:

Step 1

Complete the online application, come in and apply in person or fill out page 31 and 32 in our Catalog and mail, fax (281-530-9143) or email (admissions@oceancorp.com) them in; and pay your $100 application fee. Fee’s can be paid via cash, check or credit card.

*We do not currently support online fee payment.

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Step 2

Complete the FAFSA by going to www.fafsa.ed.gov and following the instructions there. Our school code is 026002.

For more information about the financial aid process please see our financial aid section.

Step 3

To complete your enrollment, we will need the following:

  • A copy of your High School Diploma or GED (transcripts are fine too).

Contact Admissions

Have questions about TOC? Want to know when the next class starts?

Our knowledgeable admissions advisors are here to help. Complete the form and we will give you a call. Or call us right now at 800.321.0298. Or request a free catalogtoday!

Other Cool Facts

The Ocean Corporation is approved and regulated by the Texas Workforce Commission (TWC) and accredited by the Accrediting Commission of Career Schools and Colleges (ACCSC).

For more information about our graduation rates, the median debt of students who completed the program, and other important information, please visit our website at, https://oceancorp.com/udt-training/ or https://oceancorp.com/ndt-training/

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