The ERD Ice Diving Ops Course is designed to acquaint the certified ERD I Diver with many of the hazards associated with ice diving, overhead environments, and how to plan and execute an ice penetration mission.

Who this course is for:
  • The certified ERD I Diver who conducts missions in/near frozen bodies of water
  • The certified ERD I Diver who penetrates ice during dive operations
  • The certified ERD I Diver who enters an overhead ice environment
Course prerequisites:
  • Minimum age 18
  • ERD I or equivalent
  • SDI Dry Suit or ERD Dry Suit Ops component
What you can expect to learn:
  • Aspects of cold-water diving, appropriate equipment for ice diving, surface support procedures as well as scene preparation and lost diver drills
What’s in it for you and your team?
  • Vital information necessary to safely deploy and complete dive operations under and on top of ice evniornments
ERD Ice Diving Ops minimum requirements:
  • Complete two open water dives executing diver skills