Diver Medical Training – Full Course

The Diver Medical Technician Course is an IMCA accredited course which  comprises of 10 days duration with 72 contact hours in class with  practical based scenarios. The certificate is valid for 2 years after which time a DMT (Refresher) course is required.

DMT (Full) Course Eligibility

To qualify for an IMCA Diver Medic qualification, applicants must:

Hold an offshore qualification in diving. This can be an LST, diving supervisor or commercial diving qualification recognised by IMCA (Offshore grade) or the Health and Safety Executive.

Candidates attending the course must ensure they are fit and healthy and free of any existing injuries. The course can be quite arduous and is mentally and physically demanding. Candidates must be in possession of an in-date diving medical.

Sport divers can attend the course however, an IMCA certificate will NOT be issused. A certificate of attendance will be issued from the centre.


DMT (Full) Course content

Just some of the content covered on the course:

  • Casualty Handling Under Pressure
  • Care of Medical Equipment/Record Keeping
  • Diving Related Illness: Barotrauma
  • Advanced Life Support
  • Control & Management of Dive Related Injury or Illness
  • Insertion of Chest Drain
  • Patient Examination
  • Basic Anatomy & Physiology
  • Intraosseous Infusion
  • Use of Defibrillator
  • Oxygen Administration
  • Catheterisation
  • Managing Decompression illness
  • Drugs and Pharmacology
  • Suturing
  • Use of DMAC equipment

DMT (Full) Learning Outcomes

  • A qualified DMT (Diver Medical Technician) should :
  • Be capable of administering advanced first aid and emergency treatment.
  • Be efficient in carrying out the directions of a doctor in a diving environment.

DMT (Full) Course Dates and Information 2019

4th – 15th February 2019

1st – 12th April 2019

10th – 21st June 2019

12th – 23rd August 2019

9th – 20th September 2019

7th – 18th October 2019

Ask the course coordinator to arrange your accommodation for you. We have a number places we can recommend.

The Liver Hotel is with in walking distance of the college. its prices are very reasonable with free parking and WIFI.

Contact Dave at the Liver Hotel on 0151 639 5723.


DMT (Full) Course Cost

Our IMCA approved DMT (Full) course is £930.00 including VAT and meals.

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New Ship Simulator

Our new simulation diving vessel is due to start construction in September giving Commercial diver the best simulation in medical education. Walking out of a class room into a diving support vessel with a saturation diving spread, Diving bells for CPR training and a Medical Centre will provide our divers with the best simulation possible. We aim to continue 22 years of unrivalled education with the most modern facility in Europe.


Offshore Centre Building Work

We are well underway with the construction of The Medical Centre, Hyperbaric Control Rooms, Plant Rooms and Equipment Drying Rooms. The fire fighting equipment is now in place along with the breathing apparatus. Two new compressors have been ordered to facilitate the quantity of compressed air required for the students needs.

The Life Boat is a new design life boat giving students the best in education and training. 


Booking Enquiries

For more information or to book on any of our training courses, please call us on 0151 638 3897.
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