Friday, December 9, 2022


About Safety & Training

The Safety & Training Department oversees:

  • Ratings and Licenses
  • Safety & Training Advisors
  • The Skydiver's Information Manual
  • The Instructional Rating Manual
  • Incident Reports
  • Waiver Requests
  • Demonstration Jumping
  • Training Resources

and much more! 

Safety & Training FAQs

USPA publishes the Skydiving Information Manual (SIM), which contains the most up-to-date information about skydiving. It contains everything from learning to skydive to obtaining all the skydiving licenses and ratings to extreme jumps. It’s available online.
There are currently over 200 USPA Group Member skydiving centers or “drop zones,” located within convenient driving distance of most major cities and towns. Find a Group Member DZ.
Anyone can become a member of USPA. You don’t need to be a pro skydiver to support the sport of skydiving and help keep it around for others to join in years to come. Learn about the benefits and join online.
Yes, the FAA regulates skydiving. USPA disseminates industry safety standards.