Thailand Scuba Diving Courses
from £349 GBP
Thailand Scuba Diving Courses
Duration: from 1 Weeks to 12 Weeks
Countries: ThailandExplore the beautiful Gulf of Thailand, some of the best waters in South East Asia, as you work on your scuba skills. Whether you want to learn to dive or become a fully qualified dive master, we’ve got the course for you.
Your itinerary will depend on the course you choose so it’s up to you whether you want to be certified as safe in open water or qualified to start giving lessons of your own. All courses are all PADI standard and if you’re a BSAC diver we can help you make up the difference you’ll need to get a PADI.
You can choose from the following courses:
Level 1 – PADI Open Water
Get a basic licence to scuba dive to a maximum depth of 18 metres, anywhere in the world, with this 4 day course. The course includes 5 modules, 4 open water dives and confined dives.
Level 2 – Advanced Open Water
Depending on the electives you choose your course will be 2 or 3 days and give you the ability to scuba dive anywhere in the world to a maximum depth of 30 metres. Over the course you will complete 5 scuba dives, a night dive, a deep dive, and take part on optional underwater photography or videography.
Level 3 – Emergency First Response
A must-do for divers who want to progress this course will teach you both primary and secondary care, including resuscitation techniques, CPR skills and identifying how to treat someone in difficulty, it can also be taken alongside the Rescue Diver qualification.
Level 4 – Rescue Diver
A four day course in which you’ll complete 5 academic modules that equip you to be a competent rescue diver. Get to grips with emergency management, how to identify equipment problems, ways of identifying diver stress and panic, and how to administer diver first aid.
Level 5 – Divemaster
The launch pad for any scuba diving career, this professional qualification will allow you to work in a scuba diving school or centre and to work alongside instructors teaching students. The course in 8 weeks long and covers a range of theory, practical instruction and dive mentoring. The course includes 42 dives, you must have completed 60 logged dives overall to achieve the Divemaster qualification.
Level 6 – Instructor Development Course
Learn everything you’ll need to know to work in or run a dive centre – including business skills- in 19 days. To begin the course you will need to have completed everything from Level 1 to Level 5, taken Level 2 at least six months earlier and completed 100 logged dives. Before you begin the course itself you’ll spend 2 days with the instructors to allow them assess your skill level and at the end of the course you will take a -day instructor exam, moderated by external PADI examiners.
Extras: If you already hold some scuba diving qualifications, you can sign on for a paid videography internship. A great way to get extra dive experience and also to subsidise your travels; you can start by recording people’s first diving experiences and you can go on eventually to be a full-on commercial underwater videographer.
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