The ERD II program is designed to enable the student to develop detailed knowledge and advanced skills in emergency response diving. It also serves as a base to develop experience and as a prerequisite for ERD II level Ops Components and ERDI Supervisor. This course may be taught in conjunction with ERD I Diver at the discretion of the instructor.


  • ERD I or equivalent
  • Minimum age 18
  • CPR 1st or equivalent
  • CPROx or equivalent
  • 10 or more logged public safety dives either training or operational dives beyond ERD I with a recognized public safety dive team *

Qualifications of Graduates

Upon successful completion of this course, ERD II Divers may engage in rescue and recovery operations and activities under the direct authority of a sanctioned emergency response team provided that the activities, geography and environmental conditions do not exceed the level of training.

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