RAID Logo Use

James Rogers

James Rogers

Managing Director at RAID UK & Malta
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For the past four years we have been growing fast as a company and now have a new partnership with Kalkomey Enterprises, things are moving even quicker. This is providing fantastic opportunities to further develop the RAID brand and also brings a need for RRO’s to control certain slightly better. With this in mind we must now draw your attention to the licensed use of the RAID logos.

Diver Medical Questionnaire

Robyn Black

Robyn Black

Membership Services Coordinator at RAID UK & Malta
Robyn has been diving since she was 13 years old. She's a RAID IT and avid marine biologist with a passion for UK diving. Robyn also handles all membership activities for RAID UK & Malta.
robyn@diveraiduk.com
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RAID Professionals are now required to complete the online medical questionnaire every 12 months and upload any accompanying documents onto their profile as required.

V54 Training

James Rogers

James Rogers

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General (Training Procedures)

Administration

If a student does not complete the online course Quick Quiz or Exam in front of the RAID Instructor and the Instructor was not always in attendance during the Quick Quiz or Exam, then the student must complete the appropriate Quick Quiz at the Dive Centre to demonstrate knowledge and confirm that the academic work was done by them.

Point 8 page 7 – RGDS V54 4.6

RAID General Diving Standards (RGDS) Version 54.4.7 Released

Robyn Black

Robyn Black

Membership Services Coordinator at RAID UK & Malta
Robyn has been diving since she was 13 years old. She's a RAID IT and avid marine biologist with a passion for UK diving. Robyn also handles all membership activities for RAID UK & Malta.
robyn@diveraiduk.com
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These standards reflect RAID’s ISO ratings and are designed to the highest industry standards.

Areas of immediate new interest within the standards are RAID’s change, like other mainstream training agencies, to allow training to start at 10 years old for junior divers. Instructors training junior divers are encouraged to visit our blog, in addition to reading the new standards, as the use of training credits varies from 10-11 year old who will use a junior open water credit and 12-15 year old who will use a open water 20 qualification with various junior diver restrictions.

Other new additions alongside the new look and feel of the document are the new RAIDaptive courses including an entry-level program, a buddy diver program and a specialty program. In the technical area RAIDs new OC Deco 40, 50 and 60 diver and instructor programs will catch the eye and need review.

Again with RAID these standards are out of date if downloaded off your professional log in profiles, they continue to appear on the log in page for you, the look and feel is greatly improved with index hyperlinking for ease of document navigation.

RAID RGDS are just that now, the instructor ‘how to teach’ guides are all freely available to qualified instructors through their instructor login profiles through the course materials held there.

Don’t delay! Get online and review this great new document and remember it is a standard to review the course standards before teaching.

Discounted Annual Membership For Committed Professionals

James Rogers

James Rogers

Managing Director at RAID UK & Malta
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RAID UK & Malta have made an unprecedented approach to rewarding the hard work of their member base. In return for conducting the highest quality courses in the industry, RAID UK & Malta have made a commitment to discount annual membership fees!

It seems that other training agencies deem a letter with a “pat on the back” message as appropriate for a year’s hard graft. How many times have instructors received their “elite” status and wished they could be rewarded with something more worthwhile than a cert card sticker. After all, the members are the heart of any training agency – we recognise that without you, our agency will never reach it’s potential.

We take all suggestions from our members seriously. RAID Instructors and Dive Centres are actively invited to critique courses and put forward improvements. This also extends to membership services. RAID may not be the largest training agency in the world, and nor do we strive to be. Instead we are a close-knit family where every instructor is valued, members are a name and not just a number. When a new idea is proposed or concern aired, RAID listen.

RAID UK & Malta want to reward their members for their hard work and dedication to RAID. Within the renewal period of October to October;

  • Any RAID Instructor that certifies 25 students will receive a 50% reduction on their online renewal fee for their next renewal
  • Any RAID Instructor that certifies 50 students will receive FREE membership for their next renewal
  • Any RAID Dive Centre that certifies 100 students will receive FREE Dive Centre membership for their next renewal

If you meet these criteria then do not hesitate to apply this discount to your next renewal, due in October. There can be no retrospective discounts given, so contact the office to renew now! 

James Rogers, Director of RAID UK & Malta explained his decision. “Our goal is to support our members. By building this great incentive programme, a committed RAID Dive Centre or Instructor does not need to spend huge sums on Membership Renewals each year to continue training RAID divers. How refreshing!”

Once again RAID are leading the way in the diving industry. With renewals on the horizon, there is no better time to get in touch. If you are considering becoming a RAID Instructor, regular Instructor Development Programs and Cross Over courses are held throughout the region.  Special crossover rates available for bespoke Dive Centres and Instructor teams delivered at your location.