National Academy of Police Diving

The Leader in Public Safety Diver Training since 1988

DIVE TENDER 60 HOURS
the purpose of this program is to train and certify an individual in basic underwater search and recovery, use of search pattern signals, equipment configuration, and dive team management.

SPECIAL RESPONSE DIVER 60 HOURS
the purpose of this program is to train and certify an individual as a public safety diver in a non-law enforcement role. The diver will be trained and certified in basic search and recovery, search patterns, line signals, equipment configuration, basic crime scene investigation and preservation, vehicle extrication and dive team management.

POLICE DIVER 80 HOURS
the purpose of this program is to train and certify law enforcement officers in basic search and recovery, search patterns, line signals, equipment configuration, basic crime scene investigation and preservation, vehicle extrication, general marine surveys and inspections of boat hulls, bridge, pier and docks.

CRIME SCENE PHOTOGRAPHER 32 HOURS
the purpose of this program is to train and certify public safety divers in the correct procedures for documentation, using photographs, of crime scenes and evidence for criminal investigations in underwater environments.

ADVANCED RECOVERY SPECIALIST 40 HOURS
the purpose of this program is to train and certify an individual in advanced lifting and recovery techniques beyond normal public safety diving.

SPECIAL RESPONSE DIVER INSTRUCTOR 72 HOURS
the purpose of this program is to train and certify an individual, who is already a certified Special Response Diver and a certified Scuba Instructor, in the procedures to teach the Special Response Diver curriculum.

POLICE DIVER INSTRUCTOR 92 HOURS
the purpose of this program is to train and certify an individual, who is already a Police Diver and a certified Scuba Instructor, in the procedures to teach the Police Diver curriculum.

ADVANCED RECOVERY DIVER INSTRUCTOR 52 HOURS
the purpose of this program is to train and certify an individual, who is already an Advanced Recovery Diver and a certified Scuba Instructor, in the procedures to teach the Advanced Recovery Diver curriculum.

SPECIAL RESPONSE DIVER INSTRUCTOR TRAINER 72 HOURS
the purpose of this program is to train and certify an individual, who is already a Special Response Diver Instructor, in the procedures to train Special Response Diver Instructor candidates.

POLICE DIVER INSTRUCTOR TRAINER 92 HOURS
the purpose of this program is to train and certify an individual, who is already a Police Diver Instructor, in the procedures to train Police Diver Instructor candidates.