We at Underwater Works Inc. Ltd will like to inform you of the Public Safety Diver Training and Certification
course that is provide by the Institute.
Public Safety Diving is the term used to describe the underwater work conducted
by law enforcement , fire rescue and search and rescue/recovery dive teams. Public Safety Dive Teams face some of the
most difficult and demanding scenarios of any rescue group. Typically diving in low visibility or even black-out conditions,
in contaminated waters, racing to save a life or methodically searching the bottom for evidence.
is not recreational diving, nor is recreational dive training adequate to answer the demands of these underwater
activities. Public safety divers receive specialized training for conducting search patterns, recognizing hazards,
conducting risk/benefit analyses, diving in zero visibility, using dry suites that utilise surface supplied air with communication
systems, and recovering evidence that is admissible in courts.
The Public Safety Diver gets a Public Safety Diver Certification, which includes, one
(1) Rescue Certificate, one (1) Recovery Certificate and one (1Underwater Crime Investigation certificate.
for this course are:
All the above certifications are available through the Institute.
Water SCUBA Certification
- Advance Open Water SCUBA Certification
- Basic First aid Certification
- Oxygen Administration certification
Listed below is a table with the cost and duration of each course:
Open Water Scuba
3,200.00 inTrinidad or
4,500.00 in Tobago
Aid/CPR/AED & O2 Administration
Public Safety Diver
Classes, 3 hours each &
Special pricing is offered for group training.
The training promises to be very intense, educational and practical
packed with plenty of team working and knowledge sharing opportunities. Physical skill components MUST be
demonstrated before certification cards are issued.
All the above certifications provided by Underwater Works Inc. Ltd are internationally recognized
and the Public Safety Dive Certification is through Rescue International.
Call Glenn Cheddie for further information on the above.