The PSD 2 Technician program is designed to enable the student to develop detailed knowledge and advanced skills in emergency response diving. It also serves as a base to develop experience and as a prerequisite for PSD 2
level Specialties and PSD Supervisor. This course may be taught in conjunction with PSD 1 at the discretion of the instructor.
1. PSD 1 Assistant and PTRD Advanced Professional Diver or equivalent
2. Minimum age 18
3. Current BLS, first aid and oxygen administration certification
4. 10 or more logged public safety dives either training or operational dives beyond PSD 1 Assistant with a recognized public safety dive team.
Qualifications of Graduates
Upon successful completion of this course, Public Safety Diver 2 Technician may engage in rescue and recovery operations and activities under the direct authority of a sanctioned emergency response team provided that the activities, geography and environmental conditions do not exceed the level of training.