Contaminated Water Diver

The PTRD Diving in Contaminated Water PSD specialty 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 and a proper attitude prior to certification. Dives incorporate hazard recognition and handling, use of specialized equipment; helmets and surface supplied air delivery systems require additional training.

Student Prerequisites
1. Minimum age 18
2. Certified as PSD 1 or equivalent
3. PTRD Dry Suit PSD or equivalent
4. PTRD Full Face Mask PSD or equivalent

Qualifications of Graduates
Upon successful completion of the PTRD Contaminated Water specialty, students will have developed the knowledge and skills necessary to plan and execute contaminated water diving operations.

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