Our IMCA Accredited DMT Refresher Course is designed to update the knowledge and skills of individuals who have previously completed the DMT Full Course and whose certificate has expired or is about to expire.
The course is accredited by the International Marine Contractors Association (IMCA) and comprises 5 days of training with a total of 35 contact hours in the classroom, as well as practical-based scenarios.
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.
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
· Managing Decompression illness
· Drugs and Pharmacology
· Use of DMAC equipment
Learning Outcomes for the IMCA Accredited DMT Refresher Course
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.
Refresher Course Dates and Information
The IMCA accredited DMT Refresher course is running on the following dates:
31st July – 4th August 2023
25th – 29th September 2023
23rd – 27th October 2023
20th – 24th November 2023
8th – 12th January 2024
15th – 19th January 2024
5th – 9th February 2024
26th February – 1st March 2024
25th – 28th March 2024
The DMT Refresher course costs £690 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.
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.