First Time Scuba Diving
We get a lot of first time divers, doing both the PADI Discover Scuba Diving experience and/or their PADI Open Water course here in Thailand. Generally what draws these divers to Phuket is the chance to see the underwater world and explore new depths in beautiful clear and warm waters whilst on holidays. With the joy and excitment of this first time experience there is also quiet often some fears and anxieties the come along with the thought of breathing underwater for the first time. You may be getting into Scuba Diving because a friend or family member is already a certified diver, perhaps you saw it in a movie and think it looks cool or you already have a [...] Read The Story Courses
Becoming a PADI Rescue Diver
“The best moments in our lives are not the passive, receptive, relaxing times… The best moments usually occur if a person’s body or mind is stretched to its limits in a voluntary effort to accomplish something difficult and worthwhile.” ~ Mihaly Csikszentmihalyi One of the best ways to boost your dive confidence and level of experience is to do the PADI Rescue Course. Have you ever been diving with a group of divers and a PADI pro, maybe a divemaster or instructor as a guide, and wondered how the guide seems to be so confident and comfortable underwater? The answer may be simpler than you think! The PADI Rescue course is not only about learning how to rescue your buddy in an [...] Read The Story Courses
New Aussie Divers Phuket – PADI Instructor Development Course – Website
With our desires firmly fixed on becoming the worlds best scuba diving centre Aussie Divers Phuket are entering a new era of PADI Instructor Development training. We believe we have formed an exciting and professional team headed by world renowned PADI multi Platinum Course Director Christophe Pace, Course Director Darren Gaspari, Master Instructor Simon Creed and Staff Instructor Ashley Walker along with the highly professional team of Aussie Divers Phuket instructors. Along with our new training centre located on the Chalong Pier road with have now launched a brand new website dedicated to out PADI Instructor Development courses. http://idc.aussiediversphuket.com We are proud of our new design and we believe it to be one of the most informative and up to date PADI IDC websites [...] Read The Story Courses
What are my options if I have not scuba dived for a while?
So you haven’t dived for a while and decide to get back in to scuba diving. What are the options available to you? Do you need to do the full course all over again or can we simply just jump straight back in? If you have been out of the water for at least six months or more then we would strongly recommend doing some sort of refresher before going out into the open water. There are a number of reasons for this but mostly it is down to your safety, comfort and enjoyment on one of our diving day trips. Scuba diving is one of those unique activities that safety issues arise not so much from a divers lack of [...] Read The Story Courses
Simplifying your PADI IDC Choices
Aussie Divers Phuket - Instructor Development Course Simplifying your PADI IDC Choices · Be a certified diver for at least 6 months · Be at least 18 years of age · Be a PADI Divemaster or equivalent from other agency · 60 logged dives to start 100 to be certified (let us know if you do not have 100 logged dives) · Experience in Navigation dives, night dives and deep dives · Have Emergency First Response Training or equivalent with CPR Training completed in the last 24 months · Have [...] Read The Story Courses
Learn to Scuba Dive – Understanding Your Options
For some people scuba diving for the first time is a very scary or intimidating experience. This is why it is important to have an experienced and understanding instructor for your first underwater encounter. If this is your first time underwater you are in for a real adventure, you are about to experience a new world, everything changes, you are light, agile and free like you have never experienced before. Once you have tried it you will never be the same If you have never been scuba diving before and you want to learn the there are a few different options. The first is the PADI Discover Scuba Diving, PADI Scuba Diver and the PADI Open Water Course. The PADI Discover Scuba Diving [...] Read The Story Courses
How do I become a PADI Scuba Diving Instructor?
Sitting in your office thinking there must be something better out there to do, well there is and that is becoming a PADI Open Water Scuba Instructor. Not all PADI scuba instructors have been life long scuba divers. Some are hooked from the first time they dive and some even make the decision without ever going into the water. They fall in love with the idea and the dream of traveling the world, getting away from the rat race into the big blue sea and teaching people to scuba dive. Your first step in this quest is the PADI Open Water Course. This course is where you will first learn to scuba dive. This is a three-day course, which is broken down [...] Read The Story