ERDi, Emergency Response Diving instruction by the Midwest School of Diving for the areas surrounding the Minnesota Twin Cities of Minneapolis and St. Paul out of White Bear Lake, MN.Emergency Response Diving International (ERDI) offers courses for public safety officials. Participants can gain Awareness, Operations, and Technician level of qualification for courses like Emergency Response Diver, Tender Operations, and Contaminated Water Diver.

 

Public Safety Diving Full Face Mask Diver OPS

Procedures & Techniques Associated with Full Fcae Mask Diving

The Public Safety Diving Full Fcae Mask Diving Ops Course is designed to acquaint the certified Public Safety Diver with all procedures, techniques, and potential hazards associated with diving with a Full Face Mask. By becoming familiar with the diving techniques, tending procedures, communications, and buoyancy control, the diver will be able to plan and execute a full face mask dive with maximum safety.

 

 

Public Safety Diving I

First Level Emergency Response Diving Course

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.

Public Safety Diving II

Second Level Emergency Response Diving Course

The Public Safety DivingII Course furthers the public safety diver’s knowledge and advances skill sets for emergency response diving. The Public Safety DivingII Course will examine lifting techniques, encapsulation, a victim’s death, as well as, physiological changes a submerged body undergoes, mechanics of drowning, handling of remains, environmental issues, full face mask and dry suit use.

 

 

Public Safety DivingTender

Team Personnel Training Diving Course

The Public Safety DivingTender Course trains team personnel to properly line tend and participate within the public safety dive team in a non-diving roll. The Public Safety DivingTender role is so critical to the success of the mission and the team, some teams utilize their most experienced diver to fulfill the role.

 

Public Safety DivingDrysuit OPS

Dry Suit Diving Operations in Emergency Response

The Public Safety DivingDry 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.

 

Public Safety DivingSupervisor

Supervise Emergency Response Diving Teams

The Public Safety Diving Supervisor Course is to qualify the experienced emergency response divers to supervise emergency response diving teams. It also serves to develop leadership qualities as a prerequisite for Public Safety Diving Instructor.

 

 

Public Safety Diving Ice Diving Operations

Acquaintance with Hazards of Ice Diving

The Public Safety DivingIce Diving Ops Course is designed to acquaint the certified Public Safety  Diver with many of the hazards associated with ice diving, overhead environments, and how to plan and execute an ice penetration mission.

 

 

Public Safety Diving Contaminated Water Diver OPS

Assessment & Safety in Contaminated Waters

The Public Safety Diving Diving in Contaminated Water Ops Component is one of the most challenging public safety diver training programs.

 

Public Safety Diving Night Diver OPS

Procedures & Techniques Associated with Night Diving

The Public Safety Diving Night Diving Ops Course is designed to acquaint the certified Public Safety 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.

 

 

   

Personal instruction, Excellent price

Personal instruction, equipment they used was fairly new and well maintained.  We liked the instructor, explained everything so that we could understand...very patient with the students.  Excellent price for the open water course.

- Dakota, Minneapolis, MN

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