Inspectorate for Diving Equipment Servicing & Testing

Accredited ISO/IEC 17024:2012

Latest News:

15/10/19 - Welcome to Flare Fire Safety Engineer Ltd, Aberdeen and to Gozo Aqua Sports, Gozo, Malta, IDEST's first Inspection Centre on the island.
29/09/19 - We sadly say good-bye to EPIC in Gt Yarmouth and wish them well for the future.
30/08/19 - Welcome to NCL Scuba Services in Kings Lynn, Norfolk who joined us earlier this month.
06/08/19 - Welcome to Orca Scuba Diving Academy in Basildon, Essex who joins IDEST this month.
24/07/19 - Welcome to Revolution Air Services in Tewkesbury to the list of IDEST test centres
22/06/19 - Flippas-n-Fins have changed their name to Poole Diving Ltd.
12/06/19 - Midland Diving have changed their email address to sales@midlanddiving.com
28/05/19 - Welcome to a new IDEST Test Centre - Divestay Ltd (9P) in Eyemouth, which has three technicians.

Remar Safety Services (2J) have moved premises to 17, Sir Alfred Owen Way, Caerphilly.

Landex Safety Services (2N) have changed their email address to simon.hann@gmail.com

30/04/19 - A Statement document concerning BS EN ISO 18119:2018 has been published today and is on the website www.sita.org.uk/idest/downloads
26/04/19 - IDEST has issued a Notification Sheet to Test Centres on BS EN ISO 18119:2018
26/04/19 - A revised version of Technical Information Sheet T004 has been posted on the website.
08/04/19 - J R Easy Divers in Cyprus has left the fold.  We wish them all the best for the future.
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
22/01/19 - Welcome back to both Lambay Diving Services (5D), Dublin and Northwest Dive Shop (7H), Manorhamilton, Co. Leitrim.
14/01/19 - We say good-bye to Jem Divers (7P) as they are off sailing around the world in their new yacht.
02/01/19 - IDEST launches Merchandising web page at www.sita.org.uk/idest/merchandising
02/01/19 - Kent Diving Services has moved to Unit A9 Imperial Business Park, Gravesend, Kent as of 01/01/19
02/01/19 - Welcome to a new IDEST Test Centre, Pressure Tech Maldives PVT Ltd in the Maldives.

 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 -  Pat Oates

Office hours: Tuesday - Friday 11am - 1pm

Training & Merchandising - Alistair Reynolds

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

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.

Email - Neil  or by phone 07956 699729 


Link Page last updated 15/10/2019