Resume


Below is a short summary of my diving qualifications, history and experience.






Diver Training Programme (DTP) 

·       Ocean Diver
24 Jul 03
·       Sports Diver
22 Oct 03
·       Dive Leader
29 Jun 05
·       Advanced Diver
18 Jun 07
·       First Class Diver
3 Oct 16


Skill Development Courses (SDCs)

·       Lifesaver Award
1 Feb 05
·       Advanced Lifesaver Award
14 Mar 12
·       Boat Handling
18 Nov 06
·       Nitrox Diver
11 Apr 07
·       Advanced Nitrox Diver
2 Jun 07
·       Compressor Operator
23 Sep 07
·       Oxygen Administrator
2 Feb 08
·       Practical Rescue Management
3 Feb 08
·       Diver Coxswain
27 Mar 08
·       First Aid for Divers
27 May 08
·       Search and Recovery
25 Jun 08
·       Underwater Archaeology
20 Aug 08
·       Diving Disability Awareness
17 Sep 08
·       Extended Range
4 Jan 09
·       Chartwork and Position Fixing
13 Mar 12
·       Automated External Defibrillator
31 Mar 12
·       CCR Inspiration Evolution/Vision Diver
1 Jun 12


Instructor 

·       Assistant Instructor
6 Mar 07
·       Assistant Open Water Instructor
25 Apr 07
·       Practical Instructor
27 Apr 07
·       Theory Instructor
27 Apr 07
·       Open Water Instructor (OWI)
27 Apr 07
·       Assistant Advanced Instructor
22 Jun 08
·       Advanced Instructor (AI)
15 Oct 09
·       National Instructor (NI)
12 Sep 17


Approved SDC Instructor

·       Nitrox Diver
6 Jul 08
·       Accelerated Decompression Procedures
29 Dec 09
·       Open Circuit Mixed Gas Instructor Explorer Mixed Gas
12 Apr 10
·       Mixed Gas Blender 
26 Jul 11
·       Automated External Defibrillator
31 Mar 12
·       Boat Handling 
4 Mar 14
·       Diver Coxswain 
18 Mar 14
·       Sea Survival 
20 Oct 17


SDC Instructor Trainer

·       Accelerated Decompression Procedures
29 Dec 09
Note: This is for SDCs that require an IT.  Most SDCs, including approved instructor SDCs (for example Boat Handling and Diver Coxswain) can be signed off by myself after co-teaching a course (providing they meet the standards) 



Instructor Trainer (IT)

·       Assistant IT
12 Nov 11
·       IFC/OWIC IT
2 Dec 12
·       PIE/TIE Examiner
6 Nov 12
·       IFC/OWIC (Senior Instructor/Boss)
22 Apr 18
·       PIE/TIE (Senior Examiner/Boss)
16 May 18
·       AI IT
10 Sep 19
·       AI Examiner
13 Sep 19



PADI Syllabus

·       Rescue Diver
1 Feb 05


TecRec Syllabus

·       Tec Sidemount
25 Mar 13


PADI Instructor

·       Assistant Instructor (AI)
1 Jun 08
·       Open Water Scuba Instructor (OWSI)
8 Jun 08
·       Master Scuba Diver Trainer (MSDT)
30 Dec 13


PADI Speciality Instructor

·       Enriched Air
25 Jun 08
·       Deep Diver
25 Jun 08
·       Wreck Diver
25 Jun 08
·       Dry Suit
25 Jun 08
·       Search and Recovery
25 Jun 08
·       Underwater Navigation
25 Jun 08
·       Twinset Diver
25 Jun 08
·       SMB Diver 
27 Sep 09
·       Boat Diver
27 Sep 09
·       Emergency Oxygen Provider
27 Sep 09
·       Night Diver
27 Sep 09
·       RescuEAN
27 Dec 13
·       Drift Diver
27 Dec 13
·       Self-Reliant Diver
27 Dec 13
·       Diver Propulsion Vehicle
27 Dec 13
·       Sea Survival
20 Oct 17
·       Equipment Specialist
5 Mar 18


TecRec Instructor

·       Tec
19 Jun 15


Emergency First Response (EFR)

·       Emergency Responder
27 May 08


EFR Instructor

·       Emergency Responder
9 Jun 08



Scuba Diving International (SDI)

·       Diver Propulsion Vehicle
27 Aug 10


SDI Instructor

·       Open Water Instructor
12 Nov 09
·       Computer Nitrox
12 Nov 09
·       Computer Diver
12 Nov 09
·       CPR1st
12 Nov 09
·       CPROX
12 Nov 09
·       Boat Diving
12 Nov 09
·       Diver Propulsion Vehicle
22 Jun 15
·       Drift Diving
12 Nov 09
·       Dry Suit Diving
12 Nov 09
·       Night-Limited Visibility Diving
12 Nov 09
·       Buoyancy
12 Nov 09
·       Deep Diving
12 Nov 09
·       Underwater Navigation Diving
12 Nov 09
·       Solo Diving
12 Nov 09
·       Research Diving
12 Nov 09
·       Wreck
12 Nov 09
·       Shore and Beach Diving
12 Nov 09
·       Search and Recovery
12 Nov 09
·       RescuEAN
3 Aug 12
·       Sea Survival
20 Oct 17


Technical Diving International (TDI)

·       Draeger Dolphin SCR Diver
13 Jul 07
·       Advanced Nitrox Diver
28 Oct 07
·       Decompression Procedures Diver
28 Oct 07
·       Trimix Diver
13 Sep 09
·       Advanced Trimix Diver
14 Sep 14
·       Cavern Diver
2 Apr 10
·       Intro to Cave Diver
23 May 10
·       Full Cave Diver
23 May 13
·       Equipment O2 Service Technician
10 Jun 11
·       Advanced Gas Blender
14 Jun 11


TDI Instructor

·       Intro to Tech
12 Nov 09
·       Nitrox
12 Nov 09
·       Advanced Nitrox
12 Nov 09
·       Decompression Procedures Diver
12 Nov 09
·       Helitrox
6 Dec 16
·       Technical Diver Propulsion Vehicle
4 Dec 19


First Response Training International (FRTI)

·       Airborne Pathogens
30 May 20


FRTI Instructor

·       Child, Adult & Infant Emergency Care
16 Dec 18
·       Workplace CPR/AED
16 Dec 18
·       Child and Infant Emergency Care
16 Dec 18
·       Oxygen Administration
16 Dec 18
·       Bloodborne Pathogens
16 Dec 18
·       HSE Emergency First Aid at Work
4 Feb 20
·       First Aid at Work
4 Feb 20


Other Diving Qualifications

·       Nautical Archaeology Society (NAS) Introduction to Foreshore and Underwater Archaeology Course
18 Aug 08
·      Nautical Archaeology Society (NAS) Certificate in Foreshore and Underwater Archaeology
20 Aug 08
·      Royal Yachting Association (RYA) Marine Radio Short Range Certificate (SRC) 
23 Sep 08
·      Professional Scuba Association International (PSAI) Expedition Mixed Gas Diver (Level 2)
23 Aug 09
·       Global Underwater Explorers (GUE) Fundamentals
30 Aug 12
·       The Human Diver Micro Class
27 Mar 16
·       The Human Diver 2 Day Course
25 Oct 16


Caving Qualifications

·       Cave Foundation
9 Sep 16
·       Single Rope Techniques (SRT)
3 Feb 17


Service Technician

·       Apeks
2 Mar 15
·       Aqua-Lung
22 Feb 16
·       TDI Equipment O2 Service Technician
10 Jun 11


Diving Locations

Countries Dived

·       Ascension

·       Cyprus

·       Croatia

·       Egypt

·       Florida (Keys & cave)

·       Gibraltar

·       Kenya

·       Maderia

·       Maldives

·       Malta

·       Mexico (Socorro and Guadalupe Islands)

·       UK



Expeditions Organised

·       Ascension


·       Cyprus


·       Egypt


·       Gibraltar
Link and Link

·       Malta


·       Florida


·       UK
Falmouth (Porthkerris)


Isle of Wight


Lundy Island


Malta


Plymouth


Portsmouth


Scapa Flow


Swanage


Weymouth



Projects

·       Jurassic Shark 2. To electronically tag 20 White Sharks, Whale Sharks and Hammerhead Sharks; providing scientists with evidence about both the habits and distribution, as well as position new radio receivers
2008
·      Battle Back.  Teaching diving to injured service personnel as part of their rehabilitation
2008
·       HMHS Glenart Castle.  To lay a plaque on the centenary of here sinking as the Tri-Service Mess for those serving at the Royal Centre Defence Medicine, Queen Elizabeth Hospital Birmingham has been named after the Hospital Ship.  Link and Link
2018
·       TEKCamp Safety Diver
2014
2015
2016
(invited 2013 and 2017 but unable to attend)


Honours and Awards

·       Duke of Edinburgh’s Prize for the British Sub-Aqua Club awarded for Jurassic Shark 2
11 Nov 09
·       AP Diving Award awarded for the most admirable performance in the First Class Diver exam
21 Oct 17


Publications

·       TDISDI UK blog

·       BSAC Course Development
Primary Donate SDC
Advanced Wreck SDC
Diver Propulsion Vehicle SDC
Sidemount SDC




Presentations

·       London International Dive Show
AED
31 Mar 12
·       East Cheshire Sub-Aqua Club
Primary Donate
31 Aug 17
·       Birmingham NEC Dive Show
Equipment Configuration
Equipment Configuration
Equipment Configuration
Shutdowns
22/23 Oct 16
21/22 Oct 17
27/28 Oct 18
26 Oct 19


Useful, Non-Diving Related Qualifications

·       BCS Level 2 Award in IT User Skills
8 Mar 11
·       CMI Level 3 Diploma in First Line Management
31 Aug 10
·       CMI Level 5 Certificate in Management and Leadership
31 Aug 10
·       CMI Level 6 Diploma in Management and Leadership
3 May 17
·       ILM Level 4 Award in Management of Equality and Diversity
3 May 18
·       City & Guilds Level 2 Award in Working in High Risk Confined Spaces: Water
20 Jan 10
·       City & Guilds Level 4 Award in Top Man/Person for High Risk Confined Spaces: Water
20 Jan 10
·       City & Guilds Level 3 in Education & Training
4 Nov 16
·       City & Guilds Level 3 Award in Coaching
4 Nov 16
·       Security Clearance (SC)
20 May 13
·       Trauma Risk Management (TRiM) Practitioner & Leader
26 Sep 19

In addition I have over 20 years of military experience.


If you require a full CV please email me at tim@rectotec.co.uk

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