Gold Star and PADI 5 Star IDC (Instructor Development Centre) status and the UK’s first and only Gold Star Centre for adaptive teaching. There are only three Gold Star IDC Centres in the World. Not only does this dive centre meet or generally exceed all the requirements for training PADI Instructors, but it is unique; it goes much further. Divecrew have Instructor Trainers that teach PADI Instructors how to deal with the physically and mentally challenged. Working through the charity Deptherapy, the Instructor Trainers include the Expedition Director and Deputy Expedition Director for the rehabilitation of injured troops. Most of the professional team are trained in adaptive techniques and also trained in child and adult safeguarding as well as Level 2 NVQ’s in Mental Health, Autism and Behaviour that Challenges. Deptherapy is acknowledged in the diving industry as world leaders in adaptive teaching techniques ensuring divers are PADI Divers, not disabled divers. These incredible teaching techniques are deployed by Divecrew to assist the local community too including the very nervous, non-weight bearing, the mentally challenged with ADHD, Aspergers and Autism. The results speak for themselves. A Senior Executive of PADI Described Divecrew as a truly genuine 5 Star Facility.