Download the Dry Suit Diving Trainer Application
Without the proper protection from your potentially hazardous diving environment your rescue/recovery operation 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.
The Dry Suit Diving Trainer program is conducted in a classroom, pool and an open-water site to allow students to practice their new skills in a controlled environment before the field scenarios.
- Dry Suit History
- Types of Dry Suits
- Dry Suit Accessories
- Proper Sizing and Custom Adjustments
- Emergency Procedures
- Repairs, Care and Maintenance.
The Dry Suit Diving Trainer program is presented in a classroom, a pool and at an open-water site.
3 days (24 hours)
Current Public Safety Scuba Instructors and Dive Rescue I Trainers
- Sponsorship by a public safety agency, current Public Safety Scuba Instructor or current Dive Rescue I Trainer
- 21 years of age
- 10 Dry Suit dives
- Current First Aid certificaton
- Current CPR certification
- Paramedic or EMT certification is applicable
- This program is designed for personnel who are physically fit. Participants are encouraged to participate after successfully completing the IADRS Watermanship Test or testing to a fitness level of 13 MET (Metabolic Equivalents) or greater. Participants with aerobic fitness questions or concerns should consult their physician prior to in-water training.