Inspectorate for Diving Equipment Servicing & Testing
Accredited ISO/IEC 17024:2012
03/10/16 - Updated versions of our leaflets 'Marking Diving Cylinders' and 'Testing of Cylinders' have been uploaded to our website today.
29/09/16 - Lodge Scuba have returned to IDEST after a short period away. Welcome back to Simon and his team.
28/09/16 - Yorkshire Diving Services 5P have ceased to be an IDEST centre. We wish them well in their future business.
12/09/16 - Lodge Scuba, Scuba Republic and L S Marine in Donegal have ceased to be IDEST Test Centres. System 9 Services in Troon have changed their name to Troon Cylinder Testing.
21/07/16 - Three useful leaflets have been posted for download under 'Information Leaflets' below
18/07/16 - Safety Stickers for mismatch of valve to cylinder by PRESSURE are available from The Admin Office FOC to test centres
14/07/16 - Technical Information Sheets T007 and T008 addressing mismatch of valves to cylinders.
07/07/16 - Welcome to Aquasport International Ltd, Olton, Solihull, who join IDEST as a new Test Centre 8V.
06/07/16 - Scuba Republic, Welwyn Garden City and Marine Diving Services, Great Yarmouth have been removed from the list of certified IDEST Test Centres
27/06/16 - Training course information sheets added to website - see below...
10/05/16 - After a short investigation Derby Diving has been removed from the list of IDEST Test Centres
27/04/16 - IDEST Seminar summary now available for those who missed it - Read more...
06/03/16 - Welcome back to the fold Northwest Dive Services (7H) and Francis Jenkins.
18/01/16 - Poor quality VIP stickers for sale on e-bay - Read more...
18/01/16 - It is with regret that we have to inform everyone that ADT at Rochdale and Aqua Diving Services IOW will not be continuing to test cylinders and are therefore no longer IDEST certified test centres.
01/01/16 - Initial registration fees increased to £475
Please contact Pat Oates (email@example.com)
Meet the Committee
See who is on the IDEST Scheme Committee - click here
Training Courses; Information Leaflets
IDEST now offers training for the following course: 'All about IDEST'
Download and complete this application form: IDEST Application Form
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 firstname.lastname@example.org
Documents to download:
Technical Information Sheets: News Bulletins:
Guidance on workshop practices Keeping you informed