The objective of this training is to secure these underwater explosives or hazardous devices, remotely raise them to the surface, and then render safe or dispose of them on shore. This class also provides training in how to properly conduct a thorough and detailed underwater post blast or arson investigation.
Law enforcement personnel or fire fighters, who are this training are then called upon to recover explosives or devices underwater, require specialized and proper training and equipment to carry out this dangerous task in as safe a manner as possible.
Students should be at a minimum a PTRD 3 Star Diver or equivalent. In addition, the student must be a member of an Official Explosive Disposal Unit departments.