Our IMCA accredited DMT Course is designed to provide comprehensive training and practical experience to individuals who are interested in providing medical support to divers. The course is accredited by the International Marine Contractors Association (IMCA) and comprises 10 days of training with a total of 72 contact hours in the classroom, as well as practical-based scenarios.

The IMCA accredited DMT Course certificate is valid for 2 years after which time a 5 day refresher course is required.

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 issued. A certificate of attendance will be issued from the centre.

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

· Catheterisation

· Managing Decompression illness

· Drugs and Pharmacology

· Suturing

· Use of DMAC equipment

Learning Outcomes for the IMCA accredited full DMT course

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.

Full Course Dates and Information

The DMT Full course is running on the following dates:

Please enquire.

10 day course, excluding Saturday and Sunday

The DMT Full course costs £980 including VAT, meals and refreshments.

Recommended accommodation is The Liver View Hotel which is around a 5-10 minute walk from the Training Centre with reasonable pricing, free parking and WIFI. You can contact them on 0151 639 5723.

Hyperbaric Chambers

On site we have our simulation diving vessel giving commercial diver the best simulation in medical education. Walking out of a classroom 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 24 years of unrivalled education with the most modern facility in Europe. All component parts of the course can be taught on sight allowing for a more comfortable learning experience.


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