Since the formation of IAHD, it has been a major priority that our courses and innovations are of the highest possible quality. Various international organs recognize and certify this fact. IAHD is internationally regarded as the leader in disable diver training. As a guarantee for our high standards, IAHD is certified and recognized by the international organs listed below.
Recognition by the Chilean Navy
Recognition of the IAHD training programmes and the IAHD standards and Procedures for the entire Chilean national waters.
IAHD was the first international dive organisation for divers with a disability to have its courses certified to ISO standards.
Acceptance by the European Underwater Federation (EUF)
IAHD was the first international dive organisation for divers with a disability to have a seat in the EUF.
Recognition by the Chamber of Diving and Water Sports (CDWS)
IAHD was the first international dive organisation for divers with a disability to be fully recognised in Egypt.
Recognition by the City Council and the Board of tourism, Puerto Madryn, Patagonia, Argentina
Professional Recognition for the IAHD instructor level courses relating to people with disabilities.