Chattahoochee Scuba
Public Safety Diver Instructor- Learning to Teach Public Safety Divers:

Throughout this course you will learn to train others in the rigorous skills demanded of a Public Safety Diver. You will be tested on your knowledge and expertise in this area. If you think you have the adequate public safety dive experience and abilities as a diving instructor, consider taking this next step. Please contact us for the details on how to do this. Professional Dive Course Financial Assistance is available. Click here for more details.

Some of the skills that are covered are:
  • Rescue readiness.
  • Teaching how to manage an emergency.
  • Course equipment considerations and familiarization.
  • Rapid response techniques.
  • Underwater emergencies.
  • Total course hours: 30 hours
  • Minimum Age: 18
  • Prerequisite: Master Scuba Diver Trainer, Dry Suit Specialty Instructor, Full-Face Mask Distinctive Specialty Instructor, three additional PADI Specialty Instructor ratings (search and recovery, night, underwater navigator, emergency oxygen provider, and/or limited visibility distinctive), current Emergency First Response Instructor, proof of affiliation with a public safety diver team, with proof of experience with 10 missions and proof of Incident Command Training Level 200