Diver Medical Training – Refresher Course

The DMT (Diver Medical Technician) Refresher Course is an IMCA accredited course and comprises 5 days duration with 35 contact hours in class with  practical based scenarios. The DMT certificate is valid for 2 years.

DMT (Refresher) Course Eligibility

To qualify for an IMCA DMT (Diver Medical Technician) 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.


DMT (Refresher) 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 (Refresher) Learning Outcomes

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

DMT (Refresher) Course Dates and Information 2019

4th – 8th February 2019

18th – 22nd February 2019

25th February – 1st March 2019

4th – 8th March 2019

11th – 15th March 2019

18th – 22nd March 2019

25th – 29th March 2019

1st – 5th April 2019

24th – 28th June 2019

Ask the course coordinator to arrange your accommodation for you. We have a number of places we can recommend however, try the Liver View Hotel

The Liver View Hotel is within walking distance of the college. Its prices are very reasonable and offer free parking and free WIFI.

The Hotel has recently under gone a full refurbishment offering fresh and spacious rooms with en-suite. Following an audit from guests who have used the hotel, they gave it a big thumbs up.

Contact Dave Tracy on 0151 639 5723.


DMT (Refresher) Course Cost

Course Price £630 including VAT, meals and light refreshments.

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