Guide Star Platinum level
Connecticut Scuba Academy is dedicated to training our public safety divers to the highest standards in the industry. This is why we choose to teach ERDI, the largest most recognized name in the industry.
ERDI is the only fully insured agency offering standardized public safety training that is OSHA and NFPA compliant, and also meets FEMA team standards.
The ERD Tender Course trains team personnel to properly line tend and participate within the public safety dive team in a non-driving role. The ERD Tender role is so critical to the success of the mission and the team, some teams utilize their most experienced diver to fulfill the role.
This first level Emergency Response Diving Course is designed to give the certified open water diver, or open water certified public safety diver, the fundamental skills needed to safely function as part of an OSHA and NFPA compliant public safety dive team in both the diver and tender roles.
The ERD Full Face Mask Course provides the skills and knowledge for the ERD diver to utilize full face masks for emergency response diving.
The ERD Dry Suit Ops Course develops the knowledge and skills that are necessary for dry suit diving operations in emergency response diving. Introducing fundamental skills of dry suit diving and other important topics such as; encapsulation, contaminated environments, protecting potable water supplies, and decontamination procedures.
The ERD Supervisor Course is to qualify the experienced emergency response divers to supervise emergency response diving teams. It also serves to develop leadership qualities as a prerequisite for ERDI Instructor.
he ERD Ice Diving Ops Course is designed to acquaint the certified ERD I Diver with many of the hazards associated with ice diving, overhead environments, and how to plan and execute an ice penetration mission.