Ice Diver

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Ice Diver

Introduction

Diving under ice presents hazards not common to the emergency response
diver and special training is required. The purpose of this course is to acquaint the diver with many of the hazards associated with ice diving and how to plan and execute an ice dive.

Prerequisites

  1. ERD I or equivalent
  2. Minimum age 18

Graduation Requirements

1. Open Water Dive l

  • Review of scuba skills on land
  • Test lights and equipment
  • Set up shelter
  • Cut hole in ice and secure
  • Dive plan
  • Descent and line considerations on land
  • Line handling and short line signals on land
  • Ten minute familiarization
  • Enter
  • Each diver must rotate and practice both surface support and safety diver
  • Exit
  • Log dive

2. Open Water Dive 2

  • Set-up and dive plan
  • Enter
  • Line handling and simulated lost diver procedures
  • Fifteen minute exploring under the ice
  • Exit
  • Log dive
Image of ERDI Ice Divers after having completed their Ice Diving Certification Course
Ice-Diver
James Warnet

Congratulations 2020 ERDI Ice Divers

We would like to be the first to congratulate our 9 new ERDI Ice divers. The class went great and all the students did amazing. Turning Training Into Responding Mahwah Res1cueParsippany Rescue and Recovery UnitWayne Hose Company #1 Stony Point Fire DeptJ’s Doc Dive Shop LLCERDI – Public Safety Diving #turningtrainingintoresponding #erdidivers #icediving #undertheice #publicsafetydiver #publicsafetyinstructor #blackmaskdivers

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Ice-Diver
James Warnet

Two New Ice Diver Technicians

Big congratulations to Parsippany Rescue and Recovery Unit two newest ERDI Ice Technicians.John Bota and Fransico Munoz: You guys worked hard all weekend through tough weather. Be proud of yourself you both worked hard to accomplish your goal!!! A special NePSD thank you to QC SCUBA for running such a great operation. It was great working with you and we look forward to next year. ERDI – Public Safety DivingDUI Public SafetyGuardian Full Face MaskNorth Jersey Regional Scuba Task Force

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