Host a Program

Call (800) 248-3483 to request a sample hosting packet or complete the Contact Us form here.

Benefits of Becoming a Host:

Host a dive rescue training course

Partners in planning and savings

  • Dive Rescue International staff becomes your partner in planning and promoting the course
  • By bringing training to your site your team can save on travel, lodging and tuition

Customized training

  • Training is fine-tuned to fit the host’s environment
  • Dive Rescue International Instructors have the techniques needed to overcome obstacles in the host’s environment
  • The specialized equipment and instruction necessary to learn techniques is part of the hosting package

Savings

  • Once the preferred class size is reached the host receives a number of complimentary tuitions
  • Teams save on travel, lodging and tuition when hosting a class

Marketing assistance

  • Students call Dive Rescue International to register and our staff asks the right questions to ensure each student meets enrollment criteria
  • Dive Rescue International staff maintains close contact with students to keep students up to date on the class status
  • Dive Rescue International works with the hosting agency to publicize the course through traditional mailings, e-mail, and our online Training Calendar

Equipment discount

  • After successfully hosting a Dive Rescue International training program, the host department is given a one-time 10 percent discount on purchases from our training and equipment catalog*. The purchase must be made with in 90 days of completion of the class.
    *There are some items exempt from the 10% discount

How to Become a Host

HazMat Diver suit setup

  • Call Dive Rescue International
    800 248-3483. We’ll send you a sample hosting package
  • The hosting agency chooses a course
  • The hosting agency chooses a date
  • Together we finalize the paper work
  • Hosting agency secures a swimming pool (not necessary for non-diving courses)
  • Hosting agency secures a classroom
  • Hosting agency secures an openwater site (except for classroom only courses)
  • Hosting agency checks the mandatory equipment list to ensure the equipment is available during the course
  • Brochures are finalized and published on the Dive Rescue International’s website

Required Classroom Equipment

  • Classroom seating (tables and chairs for each student)
  • Screen
  • Video tape player and monitor
  • Overhead projector
  • Whiteboard with markers
  • PowerPoint projector and laptop computer with DVD player

Individual Course Equipment
Contact us for Course Equipment lists

How to Start a Dive Team
Start A Dive Team IADRS.org