IMCA Diver Medic Technician Course Singapore, UAE | KBAT

Commercial Diving

IMCA - Diver Medic Technician (DMT)

About This Course

The IMCA Approved Diver Medic Technician Course provides participants with the skills, knowledge and the confidence to administer the Life Support techniques learnt during the training effectively and safely. Attendees will be taught how to assess the casualty promptly and provide resuscitative measures with up to date emergency first aid equipment. This course will provide the attendees with IMCA approved DMT certification that is recognised internationally by the industry.


To train commercial divers to be certified IMCA Diver Medics. It is a known requirement by IMCA to have one member of a dive team who is not diving, other than the supervisor, trained in advance first aid - generally referred to as a 'diver medic'.

At the end of the course, delegates will be able to:

  • Perform Basic Advanced Cardiac & Trauma Life Support.
  • Understand the Medical, Legal & Ethical aspects of a DMT.
  • Correct handling & assessing of patients with diving related injuries in a Hyperbaric Chamber.


2 weeks (Full DMT course) - 60 Contact hours


A minimum class of eight (8) divers is required to run this course while the maximum at twelve (12) for courses conducting in countries outside of Singapore. KBAT has the rights to cancel the course should the minimum class size is not met.


The Diver Medic must be fit to enter a chamber in an emergency and must hold a valid diver's certificate of medical fitness and maintain a personal logbook in which to keep the certificate and record details of any entry into the compression chamber.

Anyone can attend the course, irrespective of their background and qualifications. However, only IMCA-Recognised certificates shall be issued to students who meet the following criteria:

  • The student must hold an offshore qualification in diving. This can be an LSS, LST, Diving Supervisor, or Diver qualification recognised by IMCA (which is at an offshore grade)
  • The student must hold a valid diving medical as suitable to go under pressure in a chamber. Sports diving are not acceptable. Certificates for those not meeting the above criteria will not refer to IMCA in any way.
  • Please Click Here to view the list of certificates that are currently recognised by IMCA for offshore diving under the IMCA International Code of Practice for Offshore Diving (IMCA Information Note: IMCA D 16/16).

Course Only

  • 2 x Coffee and snacks each day
  • 10-Day IMCA DMT Course
  • Emergency Medic Manual
  • KBAT DMT workbook
  • First-Aid Certification
  • Oxygen Provider Certification
  • Local Hospital attendance for practical observation


Note: With effect from 1st July 2013, IMCA Diver Medic Technician / Refresher training will be valid for only two years instead of the three years. Upon expiry, the candidate has to attend the refresher course in order to remain certified. Click here for 'Changes to Diver Medic Training Validity Period' (Information Note IMCA D 05/13)

DMT Skill Training Kit For Rental:

The KBAT DMT Skills Training Kit has been established to meet the ‘on-site skills’ training needs and encourage DMTs to stay current and familiar with the medical techniques that may be required in an emergency. The training manikins are provided to cover each skill set outlined in IMCA D020. It has been proven during recent accidents offshore that the IMCA Diver Medic has been pivotal in saving lives. Click Here for the Brochure.

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Application Form Entry Pre-Requisites

To register your place in the next scheduled course, please complete and FAX this form to us.

To be completed and sent to KBAT with the registration form above.

Course Schedule

Malaysia KUALA LUMPUR - Full Time (10 days)
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SGD $ 2083.30
Malaysia - KUALA LUMPUR - Full Time (10 days)
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SGD $2083.30
Singapore Full Time (10 days)
12 Nov - 23 Nov 2018
SGD $ 1947.00 Apply
Singapore - Full Time (10 days)
12 Nov - 23 Nov 2018
SGD $1947.00
United Arab Emirates SHARJAH - Full Time (5 days)
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AED 8500.00
United Arab Emirates - SHARJAH - Full Time (5 days)
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