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Public Safety Diver Instructor

Course Overview

Malibu Divers believes that a career in public safety diving is a rewarding, and challenging and changing profession. We are focused on your success and growth as a professional diver and trainer. Our programs are tailored to cater to your individual goals and needs. To us, you are more than a number or just another student; you are the future of the public safety business. We take our commitment seriously. We will do everything in our power to aid you in more than meeting your goals. We will help you exceed your own expectations.
The Course typically is a progressive and iterative process that requires your joint participation with us to ensure success. Prior to arriving, you must have completed the necessary pre-requisites for PSD Instructor. Capturing and sharing the learning is at the center of the process. By leveraging what is already learned from past experiences, we can accelerate your time to value and improve the rate of return of your investment. 
Course Prerequisites
To be eligible to participate in the Public Safety Instructor Course, you must meet the following requirements:
  • Instructor Prerequisites: (these courses can be arranged in conjunction with this program)

  • • PADI Master Scuba Diver Trainer
    • PADI Dry Suit Specialty Instructor
    • PADI Full-Face Mask Distinctive Specialty Instructor
    • Any three of these PADI Specialty Instructor ratings:
    o Search and Recovery
    o Night Diver
    o Underwater Navigator
    o Emergency Oxygen Provider
    o Limited Visibility Distinctive
    • Current Emergency First Response Instructor (or qualifying rating)
    • Medically evaluated and cleared for diving by a physician within 12 months
    • Proof of affiliation/employment with a public safety team (law enforcement, fire, paramedic, EMT, dive rescue team, etc.)
    • One year public safety diving experience with:
    o Twenty public safety diver missions,* OR,
    o if a Public Safety Diver Instructor, 10 missions* and 10 public safety diver certifications issued
    • Proof of Incident Command Training Level 200 (or regional equivalent).

    *Missions may include simulations or dive team exercises.
To register: contact Malibu Divers by phone at 1-310-456-2396 or email us.

Please note - practical sessions require a minimum number of participants. The schedule may be subject to change or cancellation. Please do not make travel arrangements before you are a confirmed participant.