The International Association for Handicapped Divers (IAHD) is a professional, international training organisation. The IAHD has developed its courses according to the guidelines set out by the International Organization for Standardization (ISO). As a result the IAHD courses adhere to the highest possible international standards for safety, knowledge and skill development.

These guidelines are documented in several standards:

ISO EUF certificateISO 11121 Recreational diving services – Requirements for introductory training programmes to scuba diving.

ISO 24801-1 / EN 14153-1 Recreational diving services – Safety related minimum requirements for the training of recreational scuba divers – Part 1: Level 1 – “Supervised Diver”.

ISO 24801-2 / EN 14153-2 Recreational diving services – Safety related minimum requirements for the training of recreational scuba divers – Part 2: Level 2 – “Autonomous Diver”.

ISO 24801-3 / EN 14153-3 Recreational diving services – Safety related minimum requirements for the training of recreational scuba divers – Part 3: Level 3 – “Dive Leader”.

ISO 24802-1 / EN 14413-1 Recreational diving services – Safety related minimum requirements for the training of scuba instructors – Part 1: Level 1.

ISO 24802-2 / EN 14413-2 Recreational diving services – Safety related minimum requirements for the training of scuba instructors – Part 2: Level 2.

ISO 11107 Recreational diving services – Requirements for training programmes on enriched air nitrox (EAN) diving.

ISO 24803 / EN 14467 Recreational diving services – Requirements for recreational scuba diving service providers.

The IAHD has received for all of the above diving courses an ISO recognition.
Obtaining this ISO recognition means that the IAHD courses are recognized by more than 163 countries in the world.