Master Scuba Diver Trainer

PADI Master Scuba Diver Trainer Mick Sutcliffe









When and where was your first dive ?

Turkey, Dalyan in 1997.

What  made you want to become a professional diver ?

To allow me to turn my hobby into a job which meant I could finish my present work as a fireman.

Favourite type of diving ?

The challenges of technical diving.

Best Dive ?

My best dive experience has to be my worst dive experience ‘Blue Hole, Belize’.

Dream diving destination ?

On my hit list is to cover Indonesia and Micronesia.

Favourite piece of dive equipment and why ?

My favourite piece of dive equipment would have to be my Apeks regulators for their extreme performance and reliability.

Favourite marine life ?

This has to be a John Dory, a fish I didn`t know existed even though I had photographed it extensivley.

If you could choose any buddy who would it be ?

Nuno Gomez, I would extract as much knowledge as possible.

What is your next diving goal ?

Staff Instructor.

Best water related joke ?

Why do scuba divers roll backwards off a boat……. Because if they rolled forwards they would still be in the boat!

Professional Certifications

Master Scuba Diver Trainer 17 October 11
Open Water Scuba Instructor 17 December 10
Divemaster 28 July 10
EFR Instructor 07 October 10
Fish Identification Instructor 21 July 14
Cavern Instructor 10 March 14
Tec Rec Trimix Diver Instructor 19 February 14
Night Diver Instructor 26 October 13
Wreck Instructor 26 October 13
Tec Rec Deep Instructor 08 May 13
Sidemount Instructor 12 April 13
Digital Underwater Photography Instructor 17 October 11
Search & Recovery Instructor 17 October 11
Deep Instructor 04 August 11
Dry Suit Instructor 04 August 11
Enriched Air Instructor 04 August 11
Emergency Oxygen Provider Instructor 04 August 11
Underwater Navigator Instructor 04 August 11
Peak Performance Buoyancy Instructor 17 December 10
Project Aware Instructor 17 December 10
AWARE Coral Reef Conservation  Instructor 17 December 10
Care For Children Instructor 07 October 10


Non Professional Certifications

TDI Full Cave 20 December 2013
Tec Rec Trimix Diver 10 November 2013
SIDEMOUNT DIVER 28 February 2013
Enriched Air Diver 12 November 2008
Tec Rec Deep 15 March 2012
EFR – Primary Care (CPR) & Sec Care (1st) w/ AED 31 January 2010
Advanced Open Water Plus 13 June 1998
Open Water 06 June 1998