Dive Boat Coxwain Certificate

This course introduces and develops the skills necessary to take charge of a powerboat that is deploying and recovering divers on inland and coastal dive sites, by day, on waters with which the coxswain is familiar.It is not a diving course, as the divers the coxswains are transporting and deploying should be responsible for the planning and implementation of all in and underwater activities.

Previous experience / knowledge required

Participants must hold the ISA National Powerboat Certificate or an equivalent certificate.It is strongly recommended that participants hold a first aid certificate and the Short Range (SRC) VHF radio operator’s certificate.