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Simon Exley


Simon is a IANTD Advanced Recreational Trimix Instructor as well as a BSAC Open Water Instructor, he is also qualified as an Ocean Reef Full Face mask instructor, Compressor Operator InstructorBSAC Diver Cox AssessorBSAC Boating Instructor and a Trimix Gas Blending Instructor. As an RYA Powerboat Level 2 instructor, BSAC Boat Handler and Diver Coxswain, as well as holding his RYA Advanced Powerboat certificate with commercial endorsement from the MCA. Simon is also a fully qualified crew member of the RNLI's Atlantic 85 "Blue Peter V" in Portaferry. This allows Simon to conduct in house training of the HSE Dive team drawn from many years experience running both a charter boat and a dive school.



Roles at the QML 

  • Head Technician
  • Dive Officer
  • Boating Officer
  • Health & Safety Representative


  • Underwater Photography
  • Sailing
  • Cycling

Contact Information

Tel: +44 (0)28 427 27807


Room: Queen's University Marine Laboratory, Portaferry

Contact Information

Queen's University Marine Laboratory (QML)
12-13 The Strand, Portaferry
Co. Down, Northern Ireland, BT22 1PF
Phone: +44 (0)28 427 28230

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