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There are many more pulic safety programs than those listed below.

Call for additional information, pre-requisites, and pricing.

ERD Tender

The ERD Tender course trains team personnel to properly line tend and participate within the public safety dive team in a non-diving roll. The ERD Tender role is so critical to the success of the mission and the team.

ERD Tender students learn and master tending skills in both confined water and open water settings.

What you can expect to learn?

Team structure

Effective diver communication

Mapping and documentation

Scene evaluation

What’s in it for you and your team?

A stronger team structure that is better rounded and prepared to handle any situation.

This program is best combined with an ERD 1 class.

ERD 1 Diver

This first level emergency response diving course is designed to give the diver, the fundamental skills needed to safely function as part of an OSHA and NFPA compliant public safety dive team in both the diver and tender roles.

What you can expect to learn?

Equipment preparation and selection

Search patterns

Evidence handling

Dive skills including line signals

Victim recovery

Decontamination procedures


What’s in it for you and your team?

Structured training that solidifies diver and tender abilities in the participation of planning and executing dive team operations.

This program is best combined with an ERD Tender class.

ERD Full Face Mask

The ERD Full Face Mask course provides the skills and knowledge for the ERD diver to utilize full face masks for emergency response diving.

While basic full face mask topics and skills are presented, other topics and skills include encapsulation, communications with a full face mask, selecting proper masks for emergency response diving and decontamination procedures.

Full Face Mask OPS training is also part of the ERD II curriculum.

ERD Drysuit OPS

The ERD Drysuit OPS course is designed to develop the knowledge and skills that are necessary for drysuit diving operations in emergency response diving.

In addition to the fundamental skills of drysuit diving, other important topics include encapsulation, contaminated environments, protecting potable water supplies and decontamination procedures.


Prices will vary based on the group class enrolment, available facilities, and the option to bundle more than one program in to the training plan.

Call to discuss your specific needs.




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