ERD 1 Course



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Product Description

Once students complete their eLearning, they complete your class and dives with one of our instructors.


  • Completion of ERD 1 Diver Technician eLearning
  • Minimum age 18
  • SDI Open Water Diver certification or equivalent
  • Current CPR, first aid, and oxygen administration certification

This course is for:

  • A certified open water diver who is currently a public safety professional
  • A certified open water diver who would like to operate and support persons within a dive team organization

Training will typically take place at Lake Pleasant over one weekend, Friday – Sunday.

The maximum number of students per session is 9 (3 teams of diver, tender, and backup diver – rotating each position)

What you can expect to learn:

  • Equipment preparation and selection, problem-solving, tender skills, responding to a call, search patterns, scene evaluation, environmental risks, evidence handling
  • Dive skills including line signals, diver communications, executing multiple search patterns, victim recovery, emergency procedures, and decontamination procedures
  • How to continue and transition your ERD I training into ERD Ops Components courses

What’s in it for you and your team?

  • Structured training that solidifies diver and tender abilities in the participation of planning and executing dive team operations

ERDI 1 Standards and Procedures


  • Diver evaluations
    • Demonstrate mastery of scuba skills, line signals, diver touch communications, and search patterns
    • 800-meter mask, snorkel, and fins swim, 500-meter distance swim no aids, 100-meter buddy tow-in scuba equipment
  • Tender swimming evaluations
    • 200-meter swim without aids, 100-meter buddy tow-in personal flotation device (PFD), 10-minute survival float
    • Demonstrate effective line communications with divers, proper tending techniques

Free Shipping Terms and Conditions:

  • Applies to orders greater than $100.00 on selected items. (Does not apply to tanks or weights)
  • Applies to UPS GROUND shipping rates only, within the Continental United States. Expedited shipping requests will be charged at applicable shipping rates.
  • Available only to the Continental United States.
  • Refunds for shipping on any returned items will be deducted by the amount charged for the non free shipped items only on the original order.
  • Valid with gift certificates & promotions.
  • We reserve the right to modify or cancel free shipping at any time.

Full Return Policy For Saguaro Products

New Product Returns: Your purchase can be returned within 90 days for a hassle-free exchange or refund provided that the merchandise is in its original saleable condition, in original packaging, and with the original receipt. Returns without the original receipt will be made at Saguaro Scuba Inc.’s discretion. Buyer will pay for return postage (except in cases of warranty). A refund will be issued within 2 business days of receiving the item(s) if the item(s) is deemed to be in returnable condition. Specific details and exceptions are as follows:

Product Exchanges: Saguaro Scuba does not offer product exchanges. Products must be returned (subject to Saguaro Scuba Inc.’s return policy) and replacement items purchased in a new transaction.

Regular Stock Product Returns: Regular stock products can be returned within 90 days of purchase to Saguaro Scuba Inc. There is no restocking charge when returning regularly stocked merchandise.

Special Order Product Returns: Special order items can only be returned within 90 days of purchase and are subject to a 20% restocking fee. All special order items will be clearly labeled both individually and on the shopping cart page for easy identification.

Non-returnable Products: Computers, Electronics & Cameras are returnable only if they have not been installed or used and if they are in new original saleable condition and packaging. Clearance items are non-returnable. eLearning codes are non-returnable.

Warranty Product Returns: Your purchase can be returned for a hassle-free replacement/repair provided that it is returned within the warranty terms and warranty period. The original receipt is required. Warranty returns without the original receipt will be made at Saguaro Scuba’s discretion. Products with a replacement warranty will be exchanged free of charge. Products with a repair-only warranty will be repaired in accordance with the manufacturer’s and/or Saguaro Scuba Inc.’s terms and conditions. Warranty claims are limited to replacement/repair of the product only. Saguaro Scuba Inc. not cover additional costs such as labor, incidental, or consequential damages.