James Warnet

James started Carribean diving in 2013 and northeast public safety since 2015 as part of the Mahwah Fire Rescue Co #1 dive team. To date, James has logged over 100 operational and training public safety dives in a wide variety of unsavory rivers, lakes, and reservoirs and received a number of specialty dive certifications to include ice diver, night diver, and underwater criminal investigation.

contaminated water diver training

ERDI Contaminated Water Operations Online

Sunday, October 18, 2020 at 6 PM – 9:30 PM If there is one category of diving that will separate the PSD from a recreational diver, it’s contaminated water. And if you are diving operations such as a body recovery, vehicle recovery, or even stagnant water, then you’re in contaminated water. We dive contaminated water, we should be trained for contaminated water. Good news! NePSD has been given permission to offer the ERDI Contaminated Water Operations certification course online! As a refresher, course certification levels are Awareness -> Operations -> Technician. Now is the time to get the e-learning and …

ERDI Contaminated Water Operations Online Read More »

Tender Operations Online

Sunday, November 1, 2020 at 10:30 AM – 12 PM This course is the full-scale ERDI Tender Operations certification course conducted entirely online. Students will be taught live-lecture format by one (or more) of our highly qualified and experienced instructors, and the course will carry the full ERDI certification card for Tender Operations. That means a graduate of this course can be an immediate value to their team the moment they complete this course. If you have the desire to join the ranks of Public Safety Divers, then you have to start somewhere. That somewhere is by being a Tender. …

Tender Operations Online Read More »

ERDI Ice Diver Course

Feb 5, 2021 at 6 PM – Feb 7, 2021 at 3:30 PM It’s time divers! Have you ever wanted to dive under the ice? Want the certification that goes with it? The reality is, unsuspecting victims fall through ice multiple times a year in every jurisdiction that gets cold enough…As public safety divers, our job is to be prepared, trained, and willing to venture under that ice to either save a life or bring the victim home. Trust us, diving under ice IS NOT “just another overhead environment.” We find the ice, and bring all the gear to set …

ERDI Ice Diver Course Read More »

Fall ERDI 2 and Full PSD Program

***Course FULL*** If you, or your divers, need this course, let us know and we’ll do another one! This course is our full PSD package which includes Full Face Mask, Dry Suit, Tender Technician, ERD I & ERD 2 dive technician. This is a lecture and hands-on intensive course and fully immerses students in the public safety diving world. Throughout the course, sound operation methods will be reinforced, meaning students will both learn how to dive as well as be a critical piece in the operational puzzle. Students will complete ERDI e-learning prior to the course start, followed by several …

Fall ERDI 2 and Full PSD Program Read More »

ERDI Tender Operations Online July

As the lockdowns continue, so do our online training courses. This course is the full-scale ERDI Tender Operations certification course conducted entirely online. Students will be taught live-lecture format by one (or more) of our highly qualified and experienced instructors, and the course will carry the full ERDI certification card for Tender Operations. That means a graduate of this course can be an immediate value to their team the moment they complete this course.If you have the desire to join the ranks of Public Safety Divers, then you have to start somewhere. That somewhere is by being a Tender. Before …

ERDI Tender Operations Online July Read More »

Full ERDI Public Safety Diver Course

**Course Full** This course is our full PSD package which includes Full Face Mask, Dry Suit, Tender Technician, and ERDI I technician. The course is lecture and hands-on intensive and fully immerses students in the public safety diving world. Students will complete ERDI e-learning prior to the course start, followed by a number of lectures and demonstrations. After students are comfortable with the material, they will begin practicing critical skills in a closed pool environment while instructors critique and assist with skill development. The final day is the completion of skills in open water. At the completion of the program, …

Full ERDI Public Safety Diver Course Read More »

Contaminated Water Technician

CURRENTLY FULL This course has been generously sponsored by Black Mask Divers, your leading source for comfortable and durable PSD clothing and apparel. Don’t forget to visit BMD (https://blackmaskdivers.com/) and use the code NEPSD10 for 10% off your entire order (one use per customer) This course will certify Public Safety Divers in how to operate in the contaminated water environment. Topics to be covered will include hazardous materials familiarization, proper barriers to contamination, and decontamination procedures following a contaminated dive. Classroom and practical dives required. https://northeastpsd.com/courses/erdi/contaminated-water

Contaminated Water Operations Online

**Update: Well folks, we’re pulling out all the stops on this one. With a very generous sponsorship opportunity from ERDI – Public Safety Diving, we are offering this OPERATIONS-level course at 30% off for the first 15 students to confirm their seat. Once we have 15 students locked in, this deal expires.** If there is one category of diving that will separate the PSD from a recreational diver, it’s contaminated water. And if you are diving operations such as a body recovery, vehicle recovery, or even stagnant water, then you’re in contaminated water.We dive contaminated water, we should be trained …

Contaminated Water Operations Online Read More »