IMCA Diver Medic Technician Course | Singapore, UAE, Malaysia | 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 01/18).

Course Only

  • 10-Day IMCA DMT Course
  • Emergency Medic Manual
  • KBAT DMT workbook
  • First-Aid Certification
  • Oxygen Provider Certification


    - Full-Time training will be delivered over 10 days of classroom-based learning with examinations on the last day of the course.

      - Full-time training Now Available at Healing Chambers of Asia Sdn. Bhd., Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia  

    This option is an online instructor-led class, conducted LIVE via Zoom over 5 days. GST fees are not applicable. The remaining 5 days will be carried out at the approved Local practical training and assessment centre. This practical and assessment fee is to be paid directly to KBAT local partner in the country of assessment. For details on KBAT local partner fee in your area, please contact us. Please click here to view our virtual learning course flyer.


  • Singapore - KBA Training Centre Pte Ltd
  • Balikpapan, Indonesia
  • Brunei Darussalam
  • Dubai, United Arab Emirates
  • Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia
  • New Delhi, India


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)


 Mode of Study  Full-time or Virtual Learning
 Course Fees  SGD$ 2574.77 (exclusive of GST)

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Please note all courses are provisional until formal confirmation and course joining details are sent.

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