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'.
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:
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)
Diver Medic continuous personal development mobile application (app) is developed with the aim to help Diver Medic Technicians (DMTs) to maintain their competence. Ability to download the modules offline so as to learn anywhere at your own time and pace.
Sign up and complete the content each year, should you return back to KBAT for your IMCA Diver Medic Technician Refresher training, we will offset the amount that you have paid for the APP against your refresher course fee. This is to support individuals who are motivated to stay current on life saving skills by using the APP and saving costs on their Diver Medic Refresher training course. Read more.
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Please note all courses are provisional until formal confirmation and course joining details are sent.
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Virtual Learning Feedback: Instructor Wayne has shown the importance of basic to advance life support skills in first aid as well as being a diver medic technician using his teaching methods and skills and relating to case studies and his own experience. It was a great combination from him that set the training standards delivered to us and to keep the pace where everyone was in line with the training. No One Was Left Behind.
Enjoyed the way Wayne lectured, very in-depth and knowledgeable. He is the right lecturer I will follow for my next DMT course.
I enjoyed the hands-on training style, and the 'live' instant feedback from the CPR dummy. Overall, very enjoyable.
I enjoyed the course. The instructor, Wayne is excellent and superb. Keep it up.
I really enjoyed the course, especially the practical patient assessment module. Credit goes to our instructor.
The instructor is super friendly, and I’ve gained valuable knowledge.
The course is well laid out. Instructor is very knowledgeable and created a comfortable learning environment with good facilities.