PADI Scuba Diving Courses in Khao Lak
Imagine being weightless…being able to breath underwater. Experience colours, noises in never ending form and variety. Visit sunken wrecks or visit breath-taking underwater landscapes. All that is possible due to the most modern diving technology, a dream of mankind coming true. The instructional system of PADI, with all its modern learning aids, ensures you comprehensive, fun and safe training. Whether Discover Scuba or EAN / Nitrox course, Advanced Open Water or Rescue Diver, we offer a large selection of beginner and advanced courses, which are taught by highly qualified diving instructors. Our instructors will instil you with confidence and knowledge. You will see that safe diving training can be a lot of fun!
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Open Water Diver/Scuba Diver
This beginner course is to put you under guidance of an experienced professional diving instructor into the world of diving. The 3-4 day course (Scuba Diver 2 days) using the most modern training aids (books, DVD, computer programs, tables, diving computers) teaches you the fundamental knowledge in order to become a safe diver. The first day you spend on theory and in the pool, where you can put into practice your newly acquired skills. Afterwards you go into the open water, the Similan islands, where you repeat and improve your new talents in the colourful world of the reefs with “fun diving courses”. After the first 2 open water dives, which are limited to maximum depth of12 metres, you have become a PADI SCUBA DIVER. After 2 more open water dives to a maximum depth of 18 meters, and you the internationally recognized level of a PADI OPEN WATER DIVER.
Advanced Open Water/Adventure Diver
The continuing Advanced Open Water course can be started immediately following the Open Water Course or any time afterwards. No “hard learning” in the classroom, no final examination. The Credo is called Fun diving and your knowledge acquired so far, develops and deepens with different Adventure diving courses. The theory consists of repetitive questions and answers of the Advanced Open Water manual. Your diving instructor will give you a detailed briefing concerning the diving courses selected by you. Except the deep diving course and the underwater navigation, which are the “mandatory diving courses” for this course, the others: night, drift, naturalist, wreck, fish identification etc. are up to you. Dry suit and ice diving courses for obvious reasons are not offered. After 3 adventure dives you become an Adventure Diver. After 5 adventure dives, you will become an Advanced Open Water diver
PADI Rescue Diver
The rescue diver course is, like many say, is the most rewarding and demanding course for advanced divers. After first attaining an emergency first response certificate (or equivalent first aid course) whether here in Thailand or your home country, under the technical guidance of a diving instructor you will learn theory and practice accident management, problem solving, as well as rescue procedures in the water. The course consists of theory, 4 free water units, diving accident simulation, as well as 12 rescue exercises in the water. The level as rescue diver is a condition for the Dive Master training. Caution, this course will take you to your physical and mental limits and beyond!
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After you have acquired experience as a rescue diver, perhaps you would like to take the next step to become a professional member of the PADI organization. You will learn theory in 5 key areas: dive physics, physiology, equipment, skills & the environment and dive planning. You are integrated into the “normal” role of a diving professional: diver training and supervision of student divers and certified divers. Once you have successfully completed the course, you will be able to work as a PADI professional.This course requires some degree of physical and mental fitness.
The Dive Master Course can be started once you have become a rescue diver and have at least 20 logged dives, however, we can offer a package for you, whatever you current level of diving, just let us know.
Enriched Air/Nitrox Diver
The future of diving probably lies in the use of Enriched air, or also known as Nitrox / EAN. With these mixtures (Blends) the oxygen portion in our breathing air is artificially enriched. In level 1, also as a riser course designation, the safety advantages and dangers are taught to you. The simple structure of this course makes it suitable for all divers.
This level entitles you to use oxygen content up to 32% O2.
In the level 2 apart from the entire theory level 1 is treated of the course, still additionally diving course planning. After successful conclusion you are able to dive with an oxygen portion up to 40% O2.
Apart from the advantage of increased security, you have the advantage of extended no decompression limits when diving with Enriched air, so you can stay underwater longer and get back into the water sooner.
PADI Technical Diving Tec Gas Blender
Who want to learn more about technical diving, in special how to fill enriched air and the different blends, we offer with the PADI Tec Rec Gas blender Course a Course what suit you. On our own filling station we teach you how to blend save Enriched Air (Nitrox) in different blends under the supervision of a gas Blender Instructor. This Course suits perfect I’ve you want to “go pro” in the diving business.