ERD I (Emergency Response Diver Level One)
This first level Emergency Response Diving Course is designed to give the certified open water diver, or open water certified public safety 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.
- Minimum age 18
- SDI Open Water Diver certification or equivalent
- CPR1st and CPROx or equivalent
Duration: 3 days
Why ERD I?
Structured training that solidifies diver and tender abilities in the participation of planning and executing dive team operations
Operations of ERD I
The duration of the following Operations vary from one to three days, depending on the OPS
ERDI CONTAMINATED WATER DIVER OPS
The ERDI Diving in Contaminated Water Ops Component is one of the most challenging public safety diver training programs
ERD DRYSUIT OPS
The ERD Dry Suit Ops Course develops the knowledge and skills that are necessary for dry suit diving operations in emergency response diving. Introducing fundamental skills of dry suit diving and other important topics such as; encapsulation, contaminated environments, protecting portable water supplies and decontamination procedures
ERD FULL FACE MASK OPS
The ERD Full Face Mask Course provides the skills and knowledge for the ERD diver to utilize full face masks for emergency response diving
ERDI HULL INSPECTION OPS
This course is designed to provide information and hands on training to students and dive team members who may be called upon to search the hulls of vessels in port and at anchor as part of security screening, evidence recovery or other purposes.
ERDI NIGHT OPS
The ERDI Night Diving Ops Course is designed to acquaint the certified ERDI Diver with all procedures, techniques, and potential hazards associated with diving at night. By becoming familiar with the use of dive lights, and night diving techniques, tending procedures, communications, and buoyancy control, the diver will be able to plan and execute a night dive with maximum safety