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Public Safety

Diver Course

Designed for the Department Dive Teams

Course Objective:

If you are currently working with local authorities and apart of a diving rescue team, this course is designed for you. This course will give you the solid foundation of surface and underwater skills necessary to conduct safe diving procedures in the world of public safety diving.


  • 18 years old

  • PADI Rescue Diver

  • Affiliated with a public safety team

  • Complete the DIVER MEDICAL - Participant Questionnaire. Read the form carefully. If you are able to answer "YES" to any of the questions, a Physician must SIGN OFF and give APPROVAL for you to participate in diving activities.

  • It is also recommended that you have the Drysuit, Full Face Mask, and Night Diver Certifications

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What is Involved?

You will be introduced to special equipment, procedures, communications and documentation requirements for a public safety diving operation. Compass navigation, search patterns, rope-pull communications, and victim recovery will all be covered.

  • Knowledge Development (home study)

  • ​(4) - Open Water Dives

Required Course Materials:

  • PADI Public Safety Diver Manual

Required Equiptment:

  • Basic Scuba Equipment

  • Gloves

  • Additional Cutting Tool

  • Redundant Air Source

  • Other equipment will be necessary, but will be provided

How Many Students In The Course?

This course can have up to 4 participants

How Long Is The Course? 

This course is completed in 3 days.



Public Safety Diver Course --- $800

Includes: Rental Gear, Course Materials, Tuition, & Certification Fee

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