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PSD Level I Course
PSD Level II Course
PSD Level III Course

PSAI Level I Course
(Course Manual Included)

The PSAI Level I-Public Safety Diver Program

  • Why Public Safety Divers Die
  • Surface Support
  • Liability
  • Operations
  • Risk Benefit I Analysis
  • Scene Setup & Safety
  • Line Tending & Line Safety
  • Safety Contingency Training
  • PSD Basic Open Water Diver






PSAI PSD Level II
(Course Manual Included)


When in Recovery Mode/Operation(s), the PSD Team become an "Arm of Law Enforcement" and therefore must know the proper proceducer(s) for the recovery phase of any operation.

Our Program Covers:

  • Introduction For Dive Team Operations
  • General Search Procedures
  • Line Definitions
  • Basic(s) of Dive Operations within Currents
  • Guidance for Diving in Contaminated Waters
  • Pathogens
  • Industrial Toxic/Chemical Hazards
  • Equipment
  • Compressors
  • Pre-Dive Planning
  • Measurement and Monitoring
  • Levels of Protection
  • Qualitative Water Quality Categories
  • Personnel Qualifications/Training
  • Dive Station(s) Decontamination Procedures
  • Medical Support
  • Underwater Search & Recovery Techniques
  • Marking Objects
  • Underwater Navigation
  • Surface Navigation for Diving
  • Underwater Search and Rescue/Blackwater Dive Patterns
  • Reversing Tidal Currents
  • Stress Management for Public Safety Divers
  • Protecting the Scene
  • How to Support the NTSB
  • Cockpit Voice Recorders (CVR) and Flight Data Recorders (FDR)
  • Need to know them bones


Prerequisites for the Level II Course: PSAI Level I or Equivalent from a International/Nationally Recognized Agency

PSD Level III
(Course Manual Included)


PSAI PSD Professional Underwater Crime Investigation Manual
The most "Up-To-Date" U/W Crime Manual on the Market today and our most "Popular Course" !


(Chapters to include but not be limited to)

  • DROWNING-WHAT REALLY HAPPENS
  • BODY RECOVERY
  • INVESTIGATION OF DEATH
  • DROWNING-WHAT REALLY HAPPENS
  • BODY RECOVERY
  • INVESTIGATION OF DEATH
  • SCUBA FATALITY
  • ACCIDENT INVESTIGATION
  • FIREARMS RECOVERY
  • RECOVERING SKELETAL REMAINS
  • VEHICLE RECOVERY
  • BODY RECOVERY REPORTING PROCEDURES
  • DROWNING-WHAT REALLY HAPPENS
  • BODY RECOVERY
  • INVESTIGATION OF DEATH
  • SCUBA FATALITY
  • ACCIDENT INVESTIGATION
  • FIREARMS RECOVERY
  • RECOVERING SKELETAL REMAINS
  • VEHICLE RECOVERY
  • BODY RECOVERY REPORTING PROCEDURES
  • THE COLLECTION & PRESERVATION OF PHYSICAL EVIDENCE
  • TYPES OF EVIDENCE
  • COURT ROOM TESTIMONY


Prerequisites for the Level III Course: PSAI Level II or Equivalent from a International/Nationally Recognized Agency

PSAI Level IV PSD Training



This is the "First and Only" Encyclopedia of Forensic Diving, Based on 2013 National and International Forensic Guidelines/Standards.

Our Program Covers;

  • The Basic History of Forensics
  • Crime Scenes
  • Best Practices for Assessing, Collecting and Packaging Evidence
  • Bloodstain Pattern Analysis
  • Standards Employed To Determine The Time Of Death
  • Crime Scene and Evidence Photography
  • Fingerprint Recognition And Comparison
  • Practical Exercises
  • Firearm Deaths
  • Blunt Trauma
  • Sex Crimes
  • Auto Break-In
  • Processing Evidence On Scene
  • Dress For Success
  • PSAI Pre-Course/Annual PSD Watermanship Test
  • PSD Level I-III Review


Prerequisites for the Level IV Course: PSAI Level I-III or Equivalent from a International/Nationally Recognized Agency


PSAI PSD
Instructor Course
The Instructor Course Covers Levels I-IV
Instructor Candidates will receive:

  • PSAI PSD Instructor Materials
  • Level I-IV Student Manuals
  • PSAI PSD Standards


Note:
Current PSD Instructor(s)/Dive Teams from a Nationally Recognized PSD Agency may be eligible to Crossover to our PSD Program. Due to ISO 9001 Standards/Requirements, eligible candidates/dive teams must submit to an "Audit and Quality" Review by PSAI International Director for PSD Training Programs.

Contact us at coursedirector@scpsdi.net
for more information.


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