Supervisor Course Availability

As DCBC becomes aware of available courses we will post them here.

Commercial Diving Institute of Canada (CDI)
Inshore Air Diving Supervisor Course
June 3rd, 2024 - 0830 - 1630
6th - 8th, 2024 - 0830 - 1630
Taught via ZOOM
Facilitator:  Vern Johnston, DCBC IDSS

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Supervisor Course Description

A diving supervisor course will be of 36 hours duration, be taught by a diving supervisor with five years’ experience as a supervisor and three years’ experience as a teacher at an accredited diver training establishment, and will cover the following subjects:

(i) elements of supervising;
(ii) motivation and communication;
(iii) legal responsibilities under provincial/territorial and federal diving statutes and regulations;
(iv) health and safety programs;
(v) site emergencies and accident investigation; and
(vi) dive accident prevention and management planning;


Duration of Validity of Dive Supervisor Courses

Effective January 1, 2022, and following the guidance of Section 4.1.3 of CSA Z275.4, a supervisor course completion becomes invalid for purposes of certification after five years, unless the candidate has been working regularly as a supervisor during those five years.