The Diver Medic Technician Course is an IMCA accredited course which comprises of 10 days duration which is 72 contact hours in class with practical based scenarios.
The certificate is valid for 2 years after which time a 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
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
- Managing Decompression illness
- Drugs and Pharmacology
- 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 2020
9th – 20th August 2021
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 £960.00 including VAT and meals.
Our new simulation diving vessel is due to start construction in September 2019 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.
The training simulator is nearly complete allowing divers to work in a pressurised environment. Work complete January 2020
Offshore Survival Centre
The Centre is nearly complete. The fire fighting facility is complete with the ship fire fighting simulator in place.
The training pools are nearly complete along with the out door life boat training rig.
All component parts of the course can be taught on sight allowing for a more comfortable learning experience.
For more information or to book on any of our training courses, please call us on 0151 638 3897.
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