The PADI Scuba Diver Course is a limited certification for those that are short on time. At the end your certification will be limited to 12 metres and you must dive with a divemaster or instructor. The course does not allow you to dive independently.
The price includes, classroom theory, pool training, PADI manual and PADI Certification.
The PADI Advanced Open Water Course is two day advanced diver certification. At the end you will be certified to dive to 30 metres. The course will include a deep dive to 30 metres, an underwater navigation dive and three elective dives. The price includes, PADI manual and PADI certification fees with;
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This is a question that I often get asked, and really it is not as simple as YES or NO.
If you want to become a certified scuba diver by doing the PADI Open Water Diver Course, the answer is yes. In the PADI Open Water Diver Course it is specified that you have to be able to swim 200 metres. This can be with any stroke. You also have to be able to tread water or float for at least 10 minutes.
The reason for this is not for the fact that scuba diving requires you to swim. But rather it is for your and your groups safety. In the unlikely event that your BCD (Buoyancy Control Device) was to falter then there would be no device to kee [...]
On the 25th June 2020, DAN (Divers Alert Network), WRSTC (World Recreational Scuba Training Council), RSTC (Recreational Scuba Training Council) and the Undersea & Hyperbaric Medical Society released a new diver medical questionnaire.
The new medical was two and a half years in the making. It was cross referenced against the old medical form with real scuba diving students.
PADI will take on the new medical checklist and will use it for all of their scuba diving and freediving courses.
The process for the PADI Discover Scuba Diving appears to remain the same. Participants will complete the medical in the PADI DSD booklet a [...]
Is scuba diving Phuket Thailand and becoming a PADI Divemaster you dream come true? Here at Aussie Divers Phuket we offer unique PADI Divemaster Internships of up to 4 weeks to turn your dreams into reality. This could be the start of a whole new life for you as a PADI Professional! It’s both challenging and rewarding and you’ll be leading the life you always dreamed of. Imagine your office being on a beach, your daily commute being on a boat heading towards dive sites and your work being underwater – it’s all possible here in Phuket!
Take one of our affordable Divemaster programs and you’ll learn how to become a professional [...]