SCUBA DIVING AND OPEN WATER SURF LIFESAVING PROGRAMS 

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Ocean Safety International (OSI)

Ocean Safety International is a multifaceted operation that comprises key aspects of open water lifeguarding, competitive surf sports and clean water initiatives, including costal water monitoring and testing. This division closley follows the Australian model. The division operates surf rescue teams in Baja California and the Caribbean. Candates must be able to swim 500 yards in under 14 minutes (open water through the surf) as a minimum entry level qualification. Volunteer members receive training and certification in open water surf lifeguarding, first aid and open water scuba at no cost. Contact us to start a team at your local beach, host or register for a course. This program can be tailored to fit local needs and protocols.  To request training email- lifeguard@oceansafetyinternational.org



NAUI Scuba Courses

From entry level scuba to advanced public safety diver, courses can be brought to your location. Contact us for sign up 480-742-3008. NAUI First Aid and Oxygen Provider courses are offered every Saturday and Sunday at our Phoenix location.



Cali-Baja Mega Region Lifeguard Marine Rescue Division

The division offers full NAUI dive training, aquatic rescue certification program, Open Water Lifeguard and First Responder Training. Response cadre are members of Cal Baja Fire Marine Rescue Division. The goal for the region is zero preventabe deaths or injuries in the coastal waters. For information about the region click here


Surf Rescue Team Assigned Watch Division. 

Assigned watch division is staffed by volunteers as a single role resource who have the ability and means to staff or establish local Surf Rescue Teams but do not reside permanently in the area of assignment. This is a great opportunity for certified lifesavers to travel and spend spring and summer as Surf Rescue Team memebers with local clubs. Minimum age is 16, civic youth groups are encouraged to apply. No hazard assignments are open to 14 to 18 year olds. This is program is great way to serve as lifeguard for a summer. 


Assignments can be as short as one week and up to 6 months. Assigned watch staff must be certified at a minimum in open water surf rescue, Advanced First Aid, CPR AED and Open Water Scuba Diver. Training takes place begining in Febuary at our western division headquarters. Training is open to all interested parties. There is a minimal cost of training and certification and candidates are encourge to have a sponsor or self sponsor. 



Aquatic rescue for first responder (opertional Level) 

This is a comprehensive course in Aquatic Rescue for First Responders. This is an open enrollment course. Prerequiste is mandatory swim test of 500 yards in under 12 minutes. Training is based on NFPA 1006. Dive certification is based on NAUI certification. This course requires books, PPE for inwater operations and skills testing. Students must have full Scuba gear. Open Water Lifeguards, special operations teams and those who want a serious understanding and confidence level working as a Water Rescue Operator should take this course. EMS personnel who want to expand their certifications will benifit from the program. This course is available in english and spanish. Online component is required prior to evolutions and hands on training. 

Special note. Participants must have access to full dive gear. Optional drysuit training can be included. Vulcanized Rubber Drysuit


Diver Paramedic. 

This course is a comprehensive course in aquatic medicine, Scuba and subaquatic emergencies, including hyperbarics, decompresion emergencies and ALS intervetnions. Paramedics working in ares that have aquatic activities and Scuba activities, this course will provide valuable training. Prerequisite: NREMT-P, State Licensed Paramedic, or international certification, rescue diver certification. Books Required. Course cost 695.00 Plus books


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We offer a spectrum of Scuba Diving courses using the National Association of Underwater Instructors (NAUI) programs. The credo at NAUI is "Dive Safety Through Education". Your individual and team training will refelect our commitment to training competent, safe, educated Scuba Divers.