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Sun, Oct 07


Kent Island Scuba

PADI Public Safety Diver Certification 10/7

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PADI Public Safety Diver Certification 10/7
PADI Public Safety Diver Certification 10/7

Time & Location

Oct 07, 2018, 4:00 PM

Kent Island Scuba, 605 Main St, Stevensville, MD 21666, USA


About the event

PADI Public Safety Diver Certification $300


Public Safety Diver Certification

Surface Support Specialist Certification

Become one fo the is the highest trained and certified Public Safety Divers in the world.

PADI PSD Diver is a certified:

  • Open Water Diver
  • Advanced Open Water Diver
  • Rescue Diver
  • Emergency Oxygen Provider
  • Public Safety Diver



The PADI Public Safety Diving course is designed to familiarize divers with the skills, knowledge, planning, organization, procedures, techniques and hazards of public safety diving. The course covers several key topics that include:

  • Introduction to Public Safety Diving
  • Public Safety Diver Readiness
  • Scene Size-Up
  • Medical Considerations
  • Body Movement In Water
  • Specialized Public Safety Diving Equipment
  • Communication Procedures
  • Public Safety diving Basic Search Technique
  • Witness Handling and Interviewing
  • Public Safety Diver Self-Rescue Techniques
  • Public Safety Diver Emergency Response
  • Attempting a Non-Diver Victim Rescue

Water skills include a variety of dive rescue skills as well as team diving roles as primary diver, safety diver, surface support, and dive supervisor. The program uses proven field techniques and both meets and addresses important National Fire Protection Association (NFPA) guidelines found in NFPA 1006 and 1670 (not including disciplines Ice, Surf, or Swift).

To take the course, you need to be an Advanced Open Water diver or equivalent. The required Rescue Diver course can be taken before or after your PSD training. If you need that certification, it can be taught as part of the course. Upon certification, you will be certified as a PADI Rescue Diver AND a PADI Public Safety Diver.

What's Included:

  • Academics
  • Open Water Checkout Dives
  • Rental Dive Gear (BCD, Regulator(s), Weights, etc...)

What's not included:

  • Personal Dive Gear (Mask & Fins)
  • Wetsuits (if necessary)

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