ERDI Courses

Any personnel looking for Public Safety Diving training and/or certification must be currently employed as a Peace Officer, Firefighter, EMS, or volunteer groups that perform these functions for government entities with valid and verified identification.  Additionally, Public Safety applicants must possess a basic SCUBA certification from a recognized agency.

Proper training and skill development can assist your team in executing their missions more effectively and efficiently, leading to more successful resolutions.


  • The first level for a PSD Diver. Diver will learn basic PSD skills, Tender Roles, Search Patterns, Scene Management and Safety,  and Basic Evidence Collection. 


  • This 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

ERD Tender

  • This course will prepare the PSD for the role as a tender, which is a critical part of any PSD team. The tender will be responsible for logistics, recording information, PSD and scene safety,  and control and determine which search patterns will be utilized. 

ERD Drysuit Ops

  • This course will prepare the PSD to develop the knowledge and skills that are necessary for dry suit diving operations such as; encapsulation, contaminated environments, protecting portable water supplies and decontamination procedures.

ERD Hull Searching Ops

  • This course is designed to provide the PSD the knowledge and skills necessary  to search the hulls of vessels in port and at anchor as part of security screening, evidence recovery or other purposes. The PSD will learn to identifying hazards such as pollution, explosive recognition, contraband and the physical hazards such as overhead environment, intakes, exhaust, steering mechanisms and other dangers.

ERD Full Face Mask Ops

  • The ERD FFM course provides the skills and knowledge for the ERD diver to utilize full face masks for emergency response diving. Skills include donning, clearing, communications, and problem solving techniques. 

ERD Confined Space Ops

  • This PSD course is designed to develop the knowledge and skills necessary for limited confined space operations in emergency response conditions. This course complies with NFPA 1006 and 1670, OSHA, and FEMA for water rescue.

ERD Contaminated Ops

  • This PSD course is one of the most challenging public safety diver training programs. Students must demonstrate proficiency of all contaminated water skills and techniques, a high level of awareness of environmental conditions, and recognition and handling the use of specialized equipment; helmets and surface supplied air delivery systems require for contaminated environments

ERD Small Boat Ops and Basic Marine Operations

  • This PFDI specialty course is designed to expand a diver’s knowledge in Small Boat Operations and is primarily intended to provide the basic knowledge and skills for the proper operation of a small craft, such as basic operations, safety, and local marine laws. 

ERD Rigging and Recovery Ops (ERDI - PFDI - Code 3 Specialty Course)

  • This PFDI-Code 3 Divers specialty course is designed to give the certified open water 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 in underwater rigging and recovery operations.

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Fire Services Courses

Fire Instructor I

Fire Service Course Delivery

Fire Instructor II

Fire Service Course Design

Fire Officer I

Building Construction Company Officer

Fire Service Course Delivery

Firefighting Tactics and Strategies I

Fire Officer II

Fire Service Course Design

Firefighting Tactics and Strategies II

Fire Prevention Practices

Private Fire Protection Systems I

Fire Safety Inspector I

Fire Prevention Practices

Private Fire Protections Systems I

Fire Service Building


Construction Documents and Plan Review

Code and Standards

Small Boat Operations

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EMS Instruction

American Heart Association Classes

ACLS (Advanced Cardiac Life Support)

PALS (Pediatric Advanced Life Support)

BLS (Basic Life Support)

Oxygen Provider Courses

Additional Courses

Technical Classes

TDI Advanced Nitrox

TDI Decompression Procedures

TDI Extended Range

TDI Trimix

TDI Advanced Trimix

TDI CCR Air Diluent

TDI CCR Air Diluent Deco

TDI CCR Mixed Gas

TDI CCR Advanced Mixed Gas

PADI Tec 40

PADI Tec 45

PADI Tec 50

PADI Tec Deep

PADI Tec 65

PADI Tec Trimix





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