The Diver Medic Technician Refresher Course is an IMCA accredited course which comprises of 5 days duration including 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 2020 & 2021

10th – 14th May 2021

14th – 18th June 2021

26th – 30th July 2021

Ask the course coordinator to arrange your accommodation for you.

We have a number of places we can recommend, why not try the Liver View Hotel?

The Liver View Hotel is within walking distance of the centre. 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 all 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 £660 including VAT, meals and light refreshments.

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