IDEST

Inspectorate for Diving Equipment Servicing & Testing

Accredited ISO/IEC 17024:2012


 Latest News:

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

 

Enquiries:

Please contact Pat Oates (pat@patoates.co.uk

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'

Visual Assessment Course (VAC) for Dive Centre Staff - click here              'Marking of Cylinders'

Technician Inspection Course Part1 (TIC1) - click here                                 'Testing Diving Cylinders'

 

Registration:

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 neil@neilminto.co.uk

Documents to download:

Testing & Inspection of diving cylinders after 1st July 2009

IDEST Policy Statement

Impartiality Statement

Appeals & Complaints Procedure

Complaints Form

UKAS Accredited Laboratories

Technical Information Sheets:           News Bulletins:

Guidance on workshop practices                                Keeping you informed

Personal Protective Equipment - T001                       News Bulletin - June 2012 

Gauge Calibration Sheets - T002                               News Bulletin - March 2014 

Oxygen Cleaning of Diving Cylinder - T003               News Bulletin - June 2015 

Cylinder Stamping - T004

Thread Gauge Classes - T005

Valve Maintenance at time of inspection - T006

Valve/Cylinder mismatch by THREAD - T007

Valve/Cylinder mismatch by PRESSURE - T008

Page last updated 21/07/2016                              

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