SDI TDI 5 Star Professional Development Centre

ScubaQuest are proud to be recognised as a SDI/TDI Five Star Professional Development Centre. It is a clear demonstration that the company is ready to invest in the training of dive professionals and prepare talent for the future.

The quality of the training a scuba diving student receives is invariably driven by the quality of their instructor. This is well understood at ScubaQuest as a key factor in maintaining our hard earned reputation for training excellence.

SDI TDI Professional Development Centre

At ScubaQuest our SDI Course Director, Mark Culwick, manages and oversees the Divemaster and Instructor Development Courses. Instructor candidates are prepared to the required high standards of excellence in readiness for their Instructor Exam, which is carried out in partnership with Mark Powell.

Mark Culwick
ScubaQuest SDI & TDI 5 Star Professional Development Centre
Mark Powell Dive Tech

Mark Powell is a TDI Instructor Trainer and a member of TDI's Global Training Advisory Panel. Mark represents TDI on the British Diving Safety Group and the HSE Recreational Diving Industry Committee, as well as being a member of the Diver Training and Breathing Apparatus committees at the British Standards Institute.

TDI (Technical Diving International)
ScubaQuest SDI & TDI 5 Star Professional Development Centre
Scuba Diving International (SDI)

Below are the SDI and TDI Courses we offer at ScubaQuest.

HSE First Aid at Work

This First Aid at Work course focuses on cardio-pulmonary resuscitation (CPR), first aid and automated external defibrillator (AED) use combined into one program. It is designed to teach currently accepted first aid practices to safely administer, CPR, first aid, oxygen and utilise an AED in emergency situations involving infants, children, and adults for the purpose […]

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HSE Emergency First Aid at Work

This course is cardio-pulmonary resuscitation (CPR), first aid, and automated external defibrillator (AED) use combined into one program. It is designed to teach adults and minors the currently accepted first aid practices to safely administer CPR, first aid, and utilise an AED in emergency situations involving infants, children, and adults for the purpose of complying […]

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FRTI Adult & Child Emergency Care

This Adult & Child Emergency Care course covers cardio-pulmonary resuscitation (CPR), first aid, and automated external defibrillator (AED) use combined into one program. Taught over 1 day, you will learn to administer CPR, first aid, and utilize an AED in emergency situations involving infants, children, and adults. With cardiac arrest being one of the leading […]

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FRTI Workplace CPR/AED

CPR training is important for everyone as it can provide you with the skills to save the life of your children, parents, friends or even a stranger. Taught over one evening, this Workplace CPR/AED course focuses on CPR administration and AED use for children, infants and adults. Skills you will learn include: how to recognize […]

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FRTI Oxygen Administration

Taught over one evening, this FRTI Oxygen Administration program covers the theory and practical elements of equipment and procedures for administrating oxygen as an emergency procedure to a breathing or non-breathing casualty. Also included is equipment selection and use for decompression illness emergencies and is therefore highly recommended for any diver. Duration This course requires […]

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FRTI Bloodborne Pathogens

This ILCOR compliant Bloodborne Pathogens course, taught over one evening will provide the theoretical and practical skills required for dealing with pathogens that can be encountered through bodily fluids. You will be taught about hazards, prevention, and solutions for fluid events including the correct application and removal of personal protective equipment (PPE). Reporting and logging […]

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Open Water Diver (PADI/SDI) & Dry Suit Speciality

The Open Water Diver course with Drysuit Speciality teaches you the foundational knowledge and skills you need to dive with a buddy, independent of supervision anywhere in the world, to a maximum of 18 meters, limited to 12 meters for Junior divers aged between 10 – 14 years old. Earning your Open Water Diver certification […]

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Open Water Diver (PADI/SDI)

The Open Water Diver course teaches you the foundational knowledge and skills you need to dive with a buddy, independent of supervision anywhere in the world, to a maximum of 18 meters, limited to 12 meters for Junior divers aged between 10 – 14 years old. Earning your Open Water Diver certification is the beginning […]

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Open Water Scuba Referral (PADI/SDI)

Learning to scuba dive has never been more convenient! So you want to learn to dive but would prefer to do the course somewhere warmer than the UK. On the other hand, you don’t want to spend days of your holiday completing the theory and confined water portions of the course. ScubaQuest has the perfect […]

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Scuba Review (PADI/SDI)

SDI Inactive Diver / PADI ReActivate Diver Haven’t been diving lately and want a quick scuba refresher? Update your dive skills and knowledge with a quick scuba refresher from the Open Water diver course before jumping back into the water. The SDI Inactive Diver or PADI ReActivate programmes are the perfect way to update your dive knowledge and […]

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Try Dive

Have you ever thought about scuba diving to see what it’s like? The ScubaQuest ‘Try Dive’ experience is a great way to find out. Using all the equipment you would use as a qualified diver, it is an easy and relaxed introduction to scuba diving and the underwater world, letting you try it for yourself, […]

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Assistant Instructor Course

Are you looking to do something extraordinary? To do something only others dream of? Take a step into the world of teaching others what you love… scuba diving! The road to becoming an SDI or PADI Instructor can be intense and not everyone has the time to complete the Instructor Development Course (IDC) all at […]

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Divemaster (SDI/PADI)

Your adventure into the professional levels of recreational diving begins with the SDI Divemaster program. Working closely with an SDI or PADI Instructor, in this program you expand your dive knowledge and hone your skills to the professional level. Divemaster training develops your leadership abilities, qualifying you to supervise dive activities and assist instructors with […]

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Instructor Development Course (IDC)

Ever wanted to share the thrills and fun of diving with others? Being an SDI or PADI Divemaster isn’t enough for you? Then become an Open Water Scuba Instructor. The Open Water Scuba Instructor (OWSI) rating is the first Instructor level attained by dive professionals. During your IDC training (or OWSI training if your already […]

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Introduction to Technical Diving (TDI)

During the past few years there has been an explosion in interest in the field of technical diving. Have you ever wondered why people jump into the water with so much complicated looking kit? Why do they do it? Where are they going? How do they manage it? Well the objective of this course is […]

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CCR Air Diluent Diver (TDI)

If you have got to this page you have probably done some research on Closed Circuit Rebreathers (CCRs), seen people diving them, are curious as to what they are all about or indeed maybe you have even had a go, if not it is something we can arrange for you The reasoning behind using CCRs […]

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Advanced Nitrox & Decompression Procedures (TDI)

The Advanced Nitrox & Decompression Procedures course is the foundation course in technical diving. All technical dive training taken after this course is completed builds on the skills and attitudes learned while undertaking the Advanced Nitrox & Decompression Procedures course. The Advanced Nitrox & Decompression Procedures course examines the theory, methods, and procedures of planned […]

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Advanced Nitrox & Helitrox (TDI)

The Advanced Nitrox & Helitrox course is similar in nature to the Advanced Nitrox and Decompression Procedures course with all the same skills and a depth rating of 45meters but utilising enriched air nitrox and helium mixtures not exceeding 35% helium content or breathing less than 21% oxygen content. This will give the diver a […]

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Extended Range Technical Diver (TDI)

As with the stepped philosophy that TDI training programmes implement, the Extended Range Technical Diver course serves to build on prior knowledge and skills to enhance your diving capabilities and leaves you qualified to take on more challenging and adventurous dives. The Extended Range course will reinforce much of what has previously been learned, but […]

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Trimix Technical Diver (TDI)

As your motivation to explore progresses you may find you wish to go deeper to dive that historical wreck or cave system that you have read so much about. Alternatively, you may just want to continue your journey and learn new skills and techniques. One of the limiting factors of diving deeper is gas narcosis; […]

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CCR Air Diluent Decompression Procedures (TDI)

The TDI CCR Air Diluent Decompression Procedures is the certification course for divers wishing to utilise a Closed Circuit Rebreather (CCR) for air diving. The objective of the CCR Air Diluent Decompression Procedures course is to train divers in the benefits, hazards and proper procedures for diving a Closed Circuit Rebreather (CCR) and to develop […]

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CCR Helitrox Decompression Procedures (TDI)

The TDI CCR Helitrox Decompression Procedures course is the second entry-level certification course for divers wishing to utilise a Closed Circuit Rebreather (CCR) for mixed gas diving, using a Helitrox diluent. The objective of the course is to train divers in the benefits, hazards and proper procedures for diving a CCR and to develop basic […]

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Technical Diving Crossovers (TDI)

TDI Helitrox » TDI Closed Circuit Rebreather Helitrox » TDI Helitrox Students are permitted to utilise Enriched Air Nitrox and Helium mixes with no greater than 35% Helium content, and up to 100% oxygen for decompression diving provided the gas mix is within their current certification level. Breathing gas mixtures containing more than 35% Helium […]

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Advanced Open Water Diver (PADI) / Advanced Adventure Diver (SDI)

Once you have qualified as an Open Water diver you will have the skills necessary to dive safely, however, you may now want to explore special diving interests and gain experience. In Open Water, you learned the basics of how to scuba dive. The Advanced Adventure/Open Water programme enhances your skills and allows you to […]

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Computer Nitrox Diver (SDI) / Enriched Air Diver (PADI)

Diving with enriched air nitrox (EANx) is one of the most popular SDI & PADI specialities. The principle behind this programme is that it enables you to safely extend your no-stop time beyond the no-decompression limits for air at a given depth. Enriched air used conservatively can also reduce the risk of decompression sickness. So, […]

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Deep Diver (SDI) / Deep Speciality (PADI)

Why dive deep? Maybe it’s a wreck that attracts you that’s just below 30 metres, or a giant fan or a sponge on a wall reef.  Whatever the reason, to scuba dive safely, with confidence at depths down to 40 metres you require additional knowledge and skills that are provided in the SDI and PADI […]

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Wreck Diver (SDI) / Wreck Speciality (PADI)

Wrecks are where past and present meet and are fascinating for divers to explore. Whether they are lost in war and steeped in history, lost in accidents or purposely sunk, the call of a wreck is nearly irresistible to divers.  Wrecks offer amazing opportunities and rewards for divers while often having the added bonus of […]

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Dry Suit Diver (SDI) / Dry Suit Speciality (PADI)

Do you only dive through the summer months? UK waters have some of the best diving, and most divers like the opportunity to dive all year round, however, the winter and spring water temperatures are often off-putting for those who dive in a wetsuit. If you want to stay warm and toasty when diving and […]

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Underwater Navigation (SDI) / Navigation Speciality (PADI)

Underwater navigation allows divers to make their way back to a special spot discovered on an earlier dive. They use the tricks and techniques of navigation to find an ideal exit point at the end of a dive without the need for an uncomfortable surface swim. When everyone’s buzzing about a reef or checking out […]

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Advanced Buoyancy Control (SDI) / Peak Performance Buoyancy (PADI)

Many divers master their buoyancy skills the long and hard way – wasting valuable dive time, often over or incorrectly weighted and then using up more air than is required trying to control their buoyancy and trim, which limits their underwater time. The SDI Advanced Buoyancy Control/PADI Peak Performance Buoyancy Diver Speciality will teach you […]

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Night-Limited Visibility Diver (SDI) / Night Diver (PADI)

As the sun sets, you don your dive gear, slip on your mask and bite down on your regulator. A deep breath and you step off the boat – and into the underwater night. Although you’ve seen this reef many times before, this time you drop into a whole new world and watch it come […]

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Search & Recovery Diver (SDI)

You drop under the water on a mission to find lost sunken treasure… ok, not really. However, the Search and Recovery course can be a useful program to search for marks ‘unidentified wrecks,’ to cover ground, to seek dropped equipment or to lift that porthole that you have found, one person’s trash is another person’s […]

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Solo Diver (SDI)

At one point or another, many divers have found themselves alone during a dive, whether it was intentional or not. SDI’s Solo Diving is the practice of self reliant scuba diving without a dive buddy. Solo diving, once considered technical diving and discouraged by most certification agencies, is now seen by many experienced divers and […]

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Rescue Diver (SDI / PADI)

The SDI and PADI Rescue Diver programmes are a pivotal step in expanding your knowledge and experience. You will learn to look beyond yourself and to consider the safety and well being of other divers. You will learn how to recognize and prevent a diving accident, assess risk and how to respond if an accident […]

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Technical Divemaster (TDI)

The TDI Technical Divemaster Course is the first professional level certification in the TDI leadership levels. During the Technical Divemaster training course you will be challenged and learn what it is like to work with divers as they begin or continue their technical diving experiences. You will learn how to manage divers, work as land […]

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