PUBLIC SAFETY DIVING
Steel City Scuba is the only shop in the area offering a comprehensive Public Safety Diving Certification that goes above and beyond PADI requirements to provide you with the real life skills you will need to be a Public Safety Diver!
The Public Safety Diver Course is tailored to your level of experience. You can become a PSD if you are brand new to diving or if you already have certifications.
At the end of this course, you could have as many as 14 certifications and up to 4 Non PADI Certifications! More Details Below.
Take This Course If You
Work in search and rescue
Work for or volunteer at a Fire Department
Are an EMT or 1st Responder of any sort
Work with local authorities
Want to be part of a rescue team
Want to assist in underwater search and rescue operations
PADI Public Safety Diver Course Meets
NFPA Standards 1006 Standard for Technical Rescue Personnel Professional Qualifications
NFPA Standard 1670 Standard on Operations and Training for Technical Search and Rescue Incidents
OSHA 1910 Subpart T: Commercial Diving Operations
Begin your Public Safety Diver
Minimum age: 18
Minimum requirements for entry: Open Water & Advanced Open Water
Minimum requirements for PSD Certification: Rescue Diver, PSD required dives
Steel City Scuba recommends the following PADI Certifications
to become a capable Public Safety Diver.
Advanced Open Water
Peak Performance Buoyancy
Search and Recovery
Self Reliant Diver
Full Face Mask
Surface Support Specialist
Non PADI Classes
DAN - DFO Pro
Evidence Collection and Preservation
Large Object Recovery
Moving Water Diving
There are additional courses you may want to consider adding to your PSD total certification
based on your personal preferences and/or location/environment where you will be diving.
Contact Scott at Steel City Scuba for more information.