Join Dive Rescue International and the Baltimore City Fire Department for an incredible training series that will ready you or your agency personnel for public safety dive operations: Full Face Mask, Dry Suit Diver, and Dive Rescue 1 training over a 6-day series (March 30-April 4, 2020)
***Full Face Mask/Dry Suit Diving Encapsulation may be taken individually from Dive Rescue 1.***
After completing the Full Face Mask training program, Public Safety Divers shall be able to select, inspect, prepare, don and safely dive with a Full Face Diving Mask in an Open Water setting representative of their jurisdiction.
Dry Suit Diving instructs students about this proper protection from potentially hazardous diving environments, without which rescue/recovery operations may be hindered or, even worse, halted. One of the first steps to preparing for contaminated water or ice diving is learning how to dive in a dry suit. This program is conducted in a classroom, pool and an open-water site.
Training topics include: Dry Suit History • Types of Dry Suits • Dry Suit Accessories • Proper Sizing and Custom Adjustments • Emergency Procedures • Repairs, Care, and Maintenance
Dive Rescue International’s Dive Rescue 1 program is a must for all dive team members. From scene evaluation to incident debriefing this program covers it all. Diving and surface support personnel will learn to apply the latest techniques in underwater rescue and recovery to prepare them to respond effectively and safely to water incidents. Get started on your way to more advanced and trainer level programs with Dive Rescue 1. This program is presented in the classroom, pool and open water allowing students to become familiar with techniques prior to field scenarios.
Training topics include: Public Safety Diving Accidents • Drowning • Dive Team Organization and Management • Search Patterns • Scene Evaluation • Victim Retrieval • Service to Family, Media, and Other Agencies • Vehicle Accidents • Underwater Investigation