MKI offers recreational diving programmes from open water to master scuba diver. Applicants are assessed on their swimming, physical and medical fitness prior to enrolling on the diving programmes. The programme duration is six months, including work-integrated-learning. On completion, candidates are issued with RAID certifications and a Certificate of Completion from the Moses Kotane Institute. Training for this programme takes place in Durban, Shelly Beach and Sodwana Bay.