Public Safety


BAUER’s proprietary Public Safety Training classes are conducted by our in-house Diving Team Leader – Joe Darling. Joe has over 25 years of Dive Industry experience and has conducted training, education and service to 50+ federal, state and local public safety dive teams – as well as lead the training/education for 6,000+ divers.

Training Programs cover:

  • Design concepts and materials used in all components.
  • SCUBA service tools and test equipment.
  • Bench procedures for cleaning and inspecting.
  • Methods of equipment disassembly and reassembly.
  • Creating and maintaining service records for the Public Safety Dive Team.
  • Written and Practical Exam - Both must be passed before a class certificate is issued.


  • Regulators: 1st/2nd/Octo
    • Unbalanced/Balanced
  • Tanks and Valves
    • Din/Yoke
  • FFM: Full Face Masks
    • OTS Guardian/Interspiro AGA
  • Dry Suits: Intake/Exhaust
  • BCD: Dumps/Inflators
  • Inflator/Octo/Shoulder dumps/Rear dumps
  • Save A Dive Kit: Why/What/When
    • Spare equipment/tools
    • Troubleshooting in the field


  • Norfolk, VA - BAUER Public Safety Division headquarters
  • We can also come to you at your location
  • Most “Equipment” classes last approximately 8 hours
  • Minimum number of participants = 6 participants
  • Please call for details on having an equipment class scheduled at your location
  • Fees are paid directly to “BAUER COMPRESSORS, INC.”
  • Sign up by calling BAUER Public Safety +1 (757) 739-7733