NEW! Public Safety Diver - 5-Day Class ~ CANCELED~
May 24 - 28, 2021
8:00 am–5:00 pm
If you have the opportunity to work with local authorities and be part of a scuba diving rescue team, this is the course for you. The PADI Public Safety Diver Specialty course will teach you how to conduct search /recovery dives, assist with underwater criminal investigations and will develop your diving skills.
Students will be introduced to the special procedures, equipment, scene handling, communications and documentation requirements for a public safety diving operation. During 4 open water dives you'll practice compass navigation, knot tying, arc search techniques, victim recovery, rope-pull communications and rescue techniques for a distressed public safety diver.
Prerequisites and Equipment
To enroll in a Public Safety Diver course, you must be certified as a PADI Advanced Open Water Diver and at least 18 years old. You also need to earn your PADI Rescue Diver certification by the end of the course.
Non-divers may attend this course for a certification of “Diver Tender/Surface Support”
Student divers must supply their own diving equipment including:
· Wet suit or dry suit, with fins and gloves
· Mask (half face or full face)
· Weight system (if diving with half face mask) and Regulators
· 2 Cutting tools
· 2 Air cylinders (min 80 cu foot)
Lead Instructors / Dive Masters
Aaron Frisch, Lt. Toledo Fire
Blake Molnar, Lt. Toledo Fire
Alex Hennessey, Lt. Toledo Fire
$750 (includes PSD manual)