This course is designed to certify experienced commercial divers in one component of the 4(four) components to achieve dive supervisor certification.

Graduates of this course will have the theoretical training in order to apply for supervisor status when they also have the other components that are required.

This course emphasizes leadership skills, risk assessment, industry regulations, and professionalism. Certification is required for supervisors in some provinces.

Course Curriculum

Here's What You Get When You Sign Up

  • 1

    Introduction

  • 2

    Chapter 1 Elements of Supervising

    • What is a Supervisor?

    • What is a Manager?

    • What is a Leader?

    • Leadership Styles

    • Situational Leadership

    • Motivation

    • Communication

    • Conflict Resolution

    • Chapter 1 Quiz

  • 3

    Chapter 2 Occupational Healthy and Safety

    • Occupational Health and Safety

    • Regulations and the law

    • Standards

    • Supervisor Responsibilities

    • Supervisor Considerations

    • Supervisor Tools

    • Record Keeping

    • WorkSafe BC Part 24: Diving and Fishing Regulations: General Requirements

    • WorkSafe BC Part 24: Diving and Fishing Regulations: Scuba Specific

    • WorkSafe BC Part 24: Diving and Fishing Regulations: Surface Supply Specific

    • Chapter 2 Quiz

    • Delta P

  • 4

    Chapter 3 Operational Planning and Accident prevention

    • Operational Dive Planning

    • Job Site Planning

    • Hazard Analysis and Risk Assessment

    • Accident Management/Emergency Evacuation planning

    • Copy of Chapter 3 Quiz

    • Plan the Dive, Dive the Plan

  • 5

    Chapter 4 Accident Preparation and Planning

    • Accident Prevention and Planning

    • Assessing Risk

    • Prevention

    • Dive Supervisors

    • Companies and Contractors

    • Safe Diving Practices

    • Emergency Contacts and Communications

    • Chapter 4 Quiz

  • 6

    Chapter 5 Dive Accident Management

    • Accident Management first aid

    • Water Rescue

    • Neurological Assessment

    • Evacuation Procedures

    • Post Accident Management

    • Abbreviated Neurological EXAMINATION

  • 7

    Chapter 6 Dive Physics

    • Dive Physics

    • Definitions in Physics

    • Matter and Energy

    • Definitions in Physics

    • Pressure Calculations in Diving

    • Underwater Effects

    • Exercise Physics Basics

    • Exercise (answers) Physics basics

    • Properties of Gases

    • Boyle's Law

    • Charles's Law

    • Gay-Lussac's Law

    • General Gas Law

    • Dalton's Law

    • Henry's Law

    • Real World Examples

    • Helmet Pressure requirements

    • Air Consumption Calculations

    • Exercise Physics advanced

    • Exercise(Answers) Physics advanced

    • Assignment - Dive Physics

  • 8

    Chapter 7 Physiology

    • Introduction

    • Basic Human Anatomy

    • Circulatory System

    • Nervous System

    • Other Body Systems

    • Respired Gas Conditions

    • Hypercapnia

    • Carbon Monoxide Poisoning

    • Thermal Regulation

    • Hypothermia

    • Hyperthermia

    • Exercise Human Physiology

    • Exercise Human Physiology (Answers)

    • Assignment Dive Physics

    • Squeezes

    • Lung Squeeze

    • Sinus Squeeze

    • Ear Squeeze

    • Tooth and Intestinal Squeezes

    • Man-Made Air Spaces

    • Lung Over-Pressure Injuries

    • Indirect Effects of Pressure

    • Decompression Sickness

    • Decompression Sickness Predisposition Factors

    • Treatment Tables

    • Exercise Dive Physiology

    • Exercise Dive Physiology Answers

    • Assignment Physiology

  • 9

    Appendix

    • Risk Assessment Check List

    • The 5 Minute Neurological Exam

    • Hazard Recognition