Premiere Public Safety Diver Training & Certification
Northeast Public Safety Divers
Turning Training, Into Responding
We Train to the Same Standards We Dive
All of our staff divers are current public safety divers and dive supervisors on active emergency dive teams.
We bring 100% of that experience to our students.
Northeast Public Safety Divers (NePSD) is a full-service public safety diver training service, that is fully mobile to bring dive courses right to you.
We are 100% committed to elevating the craft of public safety divers through proven training programs backed by the leading certifying agency for public safety divers, Emergency Response Diving International (ERDI).
We Refuse To “Just Teach Skills”
All of our courses come packed to the brim with experience-driven operational techniques. Students learn exceptional dive skills, and where those skills fit into an emergency operation.
We teach the whole package. With passion.
“It was one of the most rigorous but rewarding classes I have ever taken“
“We hired Northeast Public Safety Divers to train our entire dive team to ERD 1, Tender Technician, Full Face Mask, and Drysuit. Their entire staff was not only well trained but very passionate about rescue diving, and professional in how they taught. They pushed you to be better while not demeaning or making you feel like you were a failure. They would spend as much time with you as was needed to make you a successful rescue diver…
…It was one of the most rigorous but rewarding classes I have ever taken.”
Learn More. Be Better.
Where Are We Training Next? What Are We Up To?
Welcome to the first steps towards shedding mediocrity and stepping up your underwater evidence collection game – We’re glad you’re here!! There is a lot of information contained on this page… so make sure you get to the bottom. What is this course about? The purpose of the ERDI Underwater Crime Scene Investigations program is …
ERDI Underwater Criminal Investigation Course Jan 7-8, 2023 Read More »
Tim, John, and Eric have been very busy the last few month working on completing their PADI instructor program. This past weekend they finished the program and are now certified as PADI instructors. As many know we are loyal to ERDI and the programs we built, we did this to be able to provide our …
NePSD Staff Finished PADI IEC Read More »
We got contacted by the Bergen County Historical Society https://www.bergencountyhistory.org/ to help search for their missing cannon. This place is packed full of history and we feel lucky to be able to help. This will be an on going project as the conditions are very challenging, we will only be able to dive the site …
Let’s Find A Cannon Read More »
After four years of planning and fund raising by the host team, our Canada trip is finally a wrap! And what a week it was! This trip had humble beginnings in the form of a simple email asking if Northeast Public Safety Divers would travel to Alberta, Canada to teach public safety divers in the …
NePSD Certifies Canadian Public Safety Divers Read More »
We are heading to the USCGC LILAC to help with the project. We will be doing a full hull inspection and mapping project with the intention of checking for damage , along with a couple target areas. Check out the link for more on the project : http://www.lilacpreservationproject.org/
We are very excited to bring our full ERDI PSD program to the NJ Transit Dive Team this coming fall. We will be conducting Full Face Mask, Drysuit, and Tender, along with ERDI 1. This is a lecture and hands-on intensive course designed to provide students with the necessary skills to be operational Public Safety …
NJ Transit ERDI PSD Program, Oct 9/10 & 22/23, 2022 Read More »
What Are We Doing Differently
All of the NePSD Staff divers are, at a minimum, Master SCUBA divers and ERDI Dive Supervisors, along with being active firefighters and heavy rescue technicians. Some of our divers are also deep tech divers, with thousands of wreck dives.
The combination of all that experience means students are “drinking from the firehose” during our courses.
Safety is non-negotiable at our courses. There will be staff divers, equipped, and in the water before a single student gets wet. Our staff is attentive and fully focused on a safe training environment.
To ensure the safest environment possible, we arrive fully equipped to conduct a safe diving operation. Secondary and tertiary rescue options are the norm.
Our Staff divers are not here for fame or fortune. We teach because we love to dive, and sometimes have to be told to shut-up to stop the flow of information.
We are also dedicated firefighters, EMTs, and heavy rescue technicians that put our skills to use every day helping others. Sharing those skills is something we deeply believe in.
Passion and Skill Are The Hallmarks of NePSD Training
“You and your instructors provide an excellent and consistent experience.”
“in 15 years of Public Safety (15 years ground search and rescue, and the last 2 in Fire and PSD) this past weekend was one of the best practical skills sessions I have ever participated in. You and your instructors provide an excellent and consistent experience.”
It’s Time to Elevate Our Craft.