Aqua Pursuits

Newcastle Diving Centre

Newcastle upon Tyne: 3 Byker Bridge, NE1 2NS
Newcastle upon Tyne : Benfield Sport Center, Heaton, Tyne and Wear NE6 4NU
Gateshead: Friars Goose Water Sport Centre, Green Lane, NE10 0QH
Phone: 077 6929 0001 / 077 5404 5706


Amir Mousavipour is an excellent Master Instructor who is highly experienced. This comes from over 30 years of diving and 25 years Instructional experience. His strongest attributes are his counselling skills and technical knowledge; he has a unique way of relating information to each person making it easy to get the fundamentals across. Approved project manager in a wide variety of diving disciplines. 

He  has instructed at all levels of diver training which made him to become the highly skilled Master Instructor he is today. Most recently he received an award congratulating him on his 20 year achievement of contribution to the PADI system of education. 

He is certified as PADI, TDI, IANTD , RYA and First Aid Instructor.   
  • PADI Master Instructor #63553 
  • IDC Staff Instructor 
  • DSAT Tec-Deep Instructor 
  • TDI Advanced Nitrox Instructor 
  • Emergency First Response/CPR Instructor 
  • DSAT/TDI/IANTD Nitrox/Trimix Blender Instructor 
  • Skipper (Unrestricted) under 16.5m 
  • Level 3 Preparing to Teach in the Lifelong Learning Sector (PTLLS)
  • Postgraduate Certificate in Education (PGCE) in Science and Mathematics
  • Assessor and Examiner for RYA Short Range Certificate of competence
  • RYA Powerboat Level 2 Instructor
  • RYA - First Aid Instructor MCA / STCW 95 approved 
He is now embarking on achieving his dream of running his own dive center. He has an elite group of Instructors and Dive masters working along side him to offer flexible training days and times.