Supervisor Course Availability

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

 

The Underwater Skills Institute is running a supervisor course from April 2-5, 2024:
Judy Dan Research and Treatment Centre
North York General Hospital
555 Finch Avenue West, 2nd Floor
Toronto, ON M2R 1N5
The course cost is $850
Contact Aaron at griffin@underwaterskills.ca for details

 

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.