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UK HSE Standards

ITDA were orginally approved in 2005 after an audit from UK-HSE and we rewrote many UK standards in order to gain approval for our Sports Diving and Professional programs... We have maintained our status since with annual updates and compliance with UK HSE Diving regulations... Which also includes EU Directives...  Due to BREXIT we now operate in Europe with training partners on a Country by Country basis. (From our Businesses in UK. Spain and soon EIRE / IRELAND)...

Please NOTE after Brexit things may change with ITDA UK and being a part of ITDA Europe.... Watch this space for updates...  We are looking at forming a corporation in Ireland to meet the new fast growing needs of our expanding E.U. business... Plus we have introduced a move to expanding our unique  ITDA membership programs and New academic programs with Higher Education partners in the EU and UK from Sept. 2024 



Standards UK HSE

About our Standards (ITDA UK / ITDA Europe)

Not all Training agencies are the same!  


Our programs are designed to maximize safety while offering a challenging and exciting diving experience.

We both recognize and accept the standards that other organizations offer as in: PADI, CMAS, BSAC, SSAC, NAUI, SSI, IANTD, TDI/SDI & TDI/SDI Europe, GUE, ANDI, IDEA, VSDT, FEDAS, NASDS, PDIC, RAID, YMCA and the standards that others have set and we offer "Equal" training levels for those wishing to cross over to our Agency. 


Standards for Entry Level diver certifications please download below... EN and ISO Level 1.


Standards for Sports Diving to Rescue and Advanced Download below... Diver level 2 EN and ISO Standards


ITDA and Diver Leadership level 3 Diver... EN and ISO Standards download below..


Dry Suit Standards




ITDA also promote our unique Multi-Agency Programs, where we allow instructors from other agencies to train and certify our programs...


See Multi-Agency page for details..


ITDA-IHMP International Standards


ITDA-IHMP International are totally unique in setting and maintaining standards at both National and International levels, for both Warm Water (Resort) and Cold Water diving environments with 60+ Specialist Diving Levels plus: Occupational Diver, Commercial and Public Safety Diver Standards for Professional divers...

Our UK Operating Company is: International Technical Diving Agency (ITDA) Europe Ltd. Reg.No. 08900893  International Business Company: ITDA Group International Inc. Ltd. Registered in Hong Kong No. 1519638

Sports & Technical Standards


For many Countries they still still do not have standards for Sports/Recreational Diving and generally International Standards are adopted from the Industry or Government Standards like UK HSE are widely considered to be of the highest standard as diving in the UK is regulated by law...  UK HSE vet and assess every training agency they approve to operate in the UK.  ITDA has held UK HSE approval since 2005... And we are currently developing ISO agreements for approvals of the following ISO Standards and others:


International Standards ISO 11121:2009, Recreational diving services – Requirements for introductory training programs to scuba diving, and ISO 11107:2009, Recreational diving services – Requirements for training programs on enriched air Nitrox (EAN) diving, answer the needs of this expanding market where competent training is essential.


ITDA-IHMP International  - ITDA Asia Pacific and Asia S.E. - ITDA Europe. International Technical Diving Agency (UK) and ITDA Middle East, ITDA USA and Canada meet and exceed these and many other national and International standards....

Download ITDA-IHMP ISO / ANSI/EN Standards by programs here!


Compliance Statement...

The ITD-IHMP International Co. Ltd. Traiding as the ITDA "International Technical Diving Agency", Also operating the trading body of "ITDA Europe". Hereby state that our "International Standards" will meet with, comply and exceed any and all state, federal, national and International standards requirements for safety in diving instruction, education and the application of safe diving practice and procedures for diver and professional training and certification. To ISO / ANSI eqviliance Standards as shown on certifications issued and to National and International Standards as required by our operating Countries and ITDA International regional offices.

Occupational & Commercial

As Occupational and / or Commercial Diving is not covered under the ISO Standards or Diving Directives, we adopt and meet the standards for UK HSE, IDSA and ADAS for Occupational Diving and In-Shore, In-Land Diver and Professional Rescuer Training Standards. Plus the CDIB Construction Board of Malaysia has approved our standards with IDA and TSTC... ITDA Training Partners in Malaysia and Brunei.  See ITDA Occupational Diving Page


IHMP First-Aid and Medical Training

Our Training Director; Stephen J. Craig-Murray is a member of; United Kingdom Resuscitation Council Membership Number: 854697

Learn More: Standards Updates - ITDA ISO,  ANSI/EN Standards, IDSSC, UK-HSE, Others and Federations (SUF) Any inquires re standards please contact us:

ITDA and IHMP, training scuba diving, advanced and technical, training professional divers, from diver to instructor, plus IHMP first-aid and IHMP instructor, plus, our unique divepro opportunity.

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