Inspectorate for Diving Equipment Servicing & Testing

Accredited ISO/IEC 17024:2012

Latest News:

10/07/21 - IDEST is recruiting new inspectors.  If you are interested, please view our latest Facebook posting for details.
25/06/21 - It has come to our attention that there are fake IDEST Blue quadrant stickers appearing on cylinders now that the industry is opening up again.  The legitimate stickers are made from a 'tamper-proof' material and breaks up if attempts are made to remove it.  It They do not have a Centre number, no <H> or <V> and no company name.  Please contact IDEST on admin@idest.co.uk if you come across any.

Fake Blue Quadrant Sticker

24/03/21 - Technical Information Sheet T004 has been updated to the 2018 version of BS EN ISO 13769 Standard
23/03/21 - IDEST Tutorial No 3 uploaded to YouTube channel.
18/02/21 - IDEST launches YouTube Channel IDESTUKORG
15/03/19 - IDEST has an alternative web address - www.idestuk.org 
02/02/19 - Our warm Beanie Hat has been added to our expanding merchandising list

 For the following information click on the tab title...

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  • Downloads
  • A selection of important documents that technicians will find useful.  It contains the IDEST Code of Practice, List of Approved UKAS calibration laboratories and policy statements.
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  • Information Leaflets
  • Three leaflets that explain the work of IDEST, cylinder testing and marking.  All available from IDEST Administration Office FOC.
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  • Training Courses
  • Information about each of the four (4) training courses that are available through IDEST and its training centres.
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  • Training Centres
  • A list of our current Training Centres across the country with contact details and web addresses.
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  • Merchandising
  • A selection of the products available directly from IDEST.  It includes workshop items as well as general merchandising such as T-shirts, beanie hats and baseball caps.


Enquiries & Registration:

General Enquiries - contact IDEST Administration Office (tony.marshall@idest.co.uk)

Registration - simply download and complete this application form: IDEST Application Form

Training Enquiries - contact the IDEST Training Centres on the page above

Merchandising Enquiries - contact Alistair Reynolds (alistair.reynolds@uwclub.net)

Meet the Committee:

See who is on the IDEST Scheme Committee - click here

Complaints and Concerns:

If you have any complaints or concerns about IDEST or one of its certified test centres, please contact Neil Minto, IDEST Chief Engineer

Information provided will be dealt with in strict confidence but must be first-hand and not third-party reports.

Neil can be contacted on 07956 699729 or at neil@neilminto.co.uk


Link Page last updated 10/07/2021