Steve Bateman


I hold a level two teaching certificate and i have gained a reputation second to none in the field of outdoor education and scuba diving. With over 1500 student certifications issued in recreational scuba diving. From Open Water to Instructor levels, including technical scuba diving. I'm also dive equipment service technician and compressor engineer. I can speak and teach in Spanish, I can also speak a little French and Arabic.


Number of dives (approx): 10,000+

Years Diving: 30 years+

Deepest Dive: 106m


I have been running an outdoor pursuits adventure company for over 25 years. I've taught and worked seasonally in Spain, Egypt, Malta and Cyprus.  My passion is a love of  photography and video, I've attained many awards and had many of my images published in books, magazines and on websites. My interests are deep and varied, including being a member of the magic circle! fire eating and holding a couple of world records!

  • BSAC Instructor 6698

  • PADI Master Instructor 619450

  • DSAT Tec Deep Instructor

  • DSAT Tec Trimix Instructor

  • DSAT Blender Instructor

  • PADI Speciality Instructor in the following areas:

  • Deep Diver

  • Wreck Diver

  • Cavern Diver

  • Boat Diver

  • Dry Suit Diver

  • Night Diver

  • Enriched Air

  • Sidemount Diver

  • Underwater Photography

  • Digital Underwater Photography

  • Multi Level & Computer Diver

  • Self-Reliant-Diver

  • Search & Recovery Diver

  • Underwater Navigator

  • Chamber Awareness

  • SMB Diver

  • Diver Propulsion Vehicle Diver

  • Ice Diver

  • Equipment Specialist

  • Aware Coral Reef

  • Aware Turtle Awareness

  • Project Aware

  • Underwater Naturalist

  • Underwater Videographer

  • Peak Performance Buoyancy

  • Drift Diver

  • Altitude Diver

  • First Aid (EFR) Instructor Trainer

  • First Aid at Work Instructor Trainer

  • Care for Children first aid Instructor Trainer

  • Oxygen Administration instructor

  • Defibrillation Instructor Trainer

  • EFR Manual Handling Instructor

  • ASSET Scuba Technician (servicing scuba tanks and regulators)

  • COLTRI SUB compressor service engineer

  • MLTB mountain leader certificate (MIA)

  • Caving Instructor (CIC)

  • Canoeing and kayaking BCU level 2 coach

  • GNAS archery coach

  • Industrial Rope Access Technician (IRATA level two)