• AWARDS

    Divecrew – Different

  • AWARDS

    Divecrew – Different

Unlike some dive centres, the owners of Divecrew were senior Directors in the Corporate World as well as highly qualified Scuba Diving Instructors (PADI Master Instructor). The Divecrew business strategy and investment has won many Business Awards and they just keep coming.

Unlike some dive centres, the owners of Divecrew were senior Directors in the Corporate World as well as highly qualified Scuba Diving Instructors (PADI Master Instructor). The Divecrew business strategy and investment has won many Business Awards and they just keep coming.

EMAIL: info@divecrew.co.uk

PADI 20 YEARS MEMBERSHIP AWARD 2017

Divecrew was awarded the PADI 20 Years’ Membership Award in 2017 which recognised their long-term commitment to delivering quality dive training and education programs. The Professional Association of Diving Instructors (PADI) is the world’s largest diving membership and diver training organisation. Divecrew is one of the few dive centres in the UK to have achieved this prestigious and industry-recognised award.

UK’S ONLY GOLD STAR IDC CENTRE

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.

PADI 5 STAR INSTRUCTOR DEVELOPMENT CENTRE

PADI Five Star Instructor Development Centres (Five Star IDCs) are dive centres that meet all PADI Five Star Dive Centre standards and offer PADI instructor-level training. In order to qualify as a Five Star IDC, a dive centre must have at least one PADI Course Director on staff – Divecrew have one Course Director plus five Master Instructors and two Staff Instructors. Divecrew excel in offering PADI Instructor Development Courses and continuing education opportunities to dive professionals, using the PADI System to introduce people to scuba diving and allowing individuals to progress on to the dive professional level.

PADI APPROVED YOUTH TRAINING CENTRE

Divecrew are qualified and experienced in teaching PADI youth scuba diving programs, having worked successfully with many top schools and youth groups across the country. Youth programs are a great way for children to be introduced to the adventurous world of scuba diving. Divecrew can work with the schools and youth groups to ensure training is relevant to the curriculum and badges. Divecrew’s Academy of Scuba Diving is legendary and provides the PADI Open Water as well as conservation programmes. The schools professional team are hand-picked, adaptive qualified, enhanced DBS licensed, Child and Adult Safe Guarding Certified and Level 2 NVQ certified in Mental Health. All sessions are fully insured with a lead Senior Instructor.

NATIONAL TRAINING CENTRE (ADAPTIVE TEACHING)

Divecrew offers training for the mentally and physically challenged diver and dive professionals looking to teach diving to individuals with visible or non-visible challenges. Adaptive diving courses are designed to educate and empower PADI Professionals who wish to make scuba and freediver training more accessible. Being mindful of the mental or physical challenges that can be encountered, Divecrew successfully adapts training to accommodate any student diver or trainee dive instructor. Divecrew is the only recognised Deptherapy National Training Centre for Professional Adaptive Teaching.

FSB WORLDPAY FAMILY BUSINESS WINNER 2017 and 2018

Divecrew were the category winners for the south-central England region of the FSB & Worldpay UK Business Awards in 2017, and again in 2018, showing the pedigree of Divecrew by securing an award for the category of Family Business of the Year for the Federation of Small Businesses.  The awards were won against stiff opposition with over 1,000 nominations, marking an incredible achievement that reflects the professionalism of the Divecrew Team.
Divecrew are different, they are acknowledged nationally and internationally for their work, commitment and business ethics as well as being the premier schools service provider. Divecrew now await a decision for the National Finals of the Federation of Small Businesses Family Business of the Year and they have also been nominated in the UK Business Enterprise Awards. 2018 is going to a busy year for Divecrew.

PADI RECOGNITION FOR WORK WITH INJURED SOLDIERS

Divecrew initially became actively involved with the true charity Deptherapy (no one is paid all volunteers), when they were in need of funding. One of the co-owners was so moved he personally sponsored an injured troop member. Divecrew turned out to be a stalwart supporter of Deptherapy, raising tens of thousands of pounds to assist injured troops in specially adapted scuba diving programmes which have been shown to have profound rehabilitation properties and health benefits. This was the recognition of PADI.

PADI 15 YEARS MEMBERSHIP AWARD 2004

Divecrew were awarded their PADI 15 Years’ Membership Award in 2004 and have continued to deliver quality education and training as outlined by the world’s leading scuba diver training organisation.

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‘A genuine 5 Star dive centre’ A quote from a PADI Senior Executive.

PADI 20 YEARS MEMBERSHIP AWARD 2017

Divecrew was awarded the PADI 20 Years’ Membership Award in 2017 which recognised their long-term commitment to delivering quality dive training and education programs. The Professional Association of Diving Instructors (PADI) is the world’s largest diving membership and diver training organisation. Divecrew is one of the few dive centres in the UK to have achieved this prestigious and industry-recognised award.

UK’S ONLY GOLD STAR IDC CENTRE

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 (insert hyperlink? http://www.deptherapy.co.uk/), 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.

PADI 5 STAR INSTRUCTOR DEVELOPMENT CENTRE

PADI Five Star Instructor Development Centres (Five Star IDCs) are dive centres that meet all PADI Five Star Dive Centre standards and offer PADI instructor-level training. In order to qualify as a Five Star IDC, a dive centre must have at least one PADI Course Director on staff – Divecrew have one Course Director plus five Master Instructors and two Staff Instructors. Divecrew excel in offering PADI Instructor Development Courses and continuing education opportunities to dive professionals, using the PADI System to introduce people to scuba diving and allowing individuals to progress on to the dive professional level.

PADI APPROVED YOUTH TRAINING CENTRE

Divecrew are qualified and experienced in teaching PADI youth scuba diving programs, having worked successfully with many top schools and youth groups across the country. Youth programs are a great way for children to be introduced to the adventurous world of scuba diving. Divecrew can work with the schools and youth groups to ensure training is relevant to the curriculum and badges. Divecrew’s Academy of Scuba Diving is legendary and provides the PADI Open Water as well as conservation programmes. The schools professional team are hand-picked, adaptive qualified, enhanced DBS licensed, Child and Adult Safe Guarding Certified and Level 2 NVQ certified in Mental Health. All sessions are fully insured with a lead Senior Instructor.

NATIONAL TRAINING CENTRE (ADAPTIVE TEACHING)

Divecrew offers training for the mentally and physically challenged diver and dive professionals looking to teach diving to individuals with visible or non-visible challenges. Adaptive diving courses are designed to educate and empower PADI Professionals who wish to make scuba and freediver training more accessible. Being mindful of the mental or physical challenges that can be encountered, Divecrew successfully adapts training to accommodate any student diver or trainee dive instructor. Divecrew is the only recognised Deptherapy National Training Centre for Professional Adaptive Teaching.

FSB WORLDPAY FAMILY BUSINESS WINNER 2017 and 2018

Divecrew were the category winners for the south-central England region of the FSB & Worldpay UK Business Awards in 2017, and again in 2018, showing the pedigree of Divecrew by securing an award for the category of Family Business of the Year for the Federation of Small Businesses.  The awards were won against stiff opposition with over 1,000 nominations, marking an incredible achievement that reflects the professionalism of the Divecrew Team.
Divecrew are different, they are acknowledged nationally and internationally for their work, commitment and business ethics as well as being the premier schools service provider. Divecrew now await a decision for the National Finals of the Federation of Small Businesses Family Business of the Year and they have also been nominated in the UK Business Enterprise Awards. 2018 is going to a busy year for Divecrew.

PADI RECOGNITION FOR WORK WITH INJURED SOLDIERS

Divecrew initially became actively involved with the true charity Deptherapy (no one is paid all volunteers), when they were in need of funding. One of the co-owners was so moved he personally sponsored an injured troop member. Divecrew turned out to be a stalwart supporter of Deptherapy, raising tens of thousands of pounds to assist injured troops in specially adapted scuba diving programmes which have been shown to have profound rehabilitation properties and health benefits. This was the recognition of PADI.

PADI 15 YEARS MEMBERSHIP AWARD 2004

Divecrew were awarded their PADI 15 Years’ Membership Award in 2004 and have continued to deliver quality education and training as outlined by the world’s leading scuba diver training organisation.

‘A genuine 5 Star dive centre’ A quote from a PADI Senior Executive.

YOUR SAFETY IS OUR PRIORITY

DIVECREW HAS BEEN OPERATING SINCE 1995

UK’S ONLY GOLD STAR IDC CENTRE

YOUR SAFETY IS OUR PRIORITY

DIVECREW HAS BEEN OPERATING SINCE 1995

UK’S ONLY GOLD STAR IDC CENTRE

EMAIL: info@divecrew.co.uk

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Call us now on 01344 771113