Public Safety Diver Specialty course gives you a solid foundation to build upon and teaches you both surface and underwater skills that you may need on the job.

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You’ll be introduced to the special procedures, equipment, scene handling, communications, and documentation requirements for a public safety diving operation. During four 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, plus plenty more.

Certifications Earned

  • Public Safety/SAR Diver

Student Prerequisites

    • Be at least eighteen (18) years old.

    • CPR & AED or equivalent. 

    • Have a desire to be a rescue swimmer

    • Pass TRC1 Indoctrination Day 

    • Must be certified as a PADI Advanced Open Water Diver

    • You also need to earn your PADI Rescue Diver certification by the end of the course


    • NFPA Swim Test

    • DAN Insurance

Upon successful completion of this course, graduates are qualified to enroll in:

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