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PADI and SSI Dive Courses

Phi Phi Scuba Diving Center offers a wide range of PADI and SSI dive courses such as 
PADI Discover Scuba and SSI Resort Diver, PADI Open Water Course and SSI Open Water Course, PADI Advanced Course and SSI Advanced Adventurer, 
PADI Rescue Course and SSI Diver Stress and Rescue, up to the PADI Dive Master Course and SSI DiveCon Course.

Our experienced instructors will teach you in
ENGLISH, SWEDISH, DANISH, NORWEGIAN, FRENCH, GERMAN

PRICE LIST PADI & SSI DIVE COURSES (valid from November 1st, 2008)
Prices are quoted in Thai Baht

COURSES own equip-
ment
rental equip-
ment
PADI Discover Scuba or
SSI Resort Diver (1 Day)
2,900 3,400
PADI Discover Scuba or
SSI Resort Diver (2 Days)
3,600 4,000
PADI Scuba Review or
SSI Divers Review (1 Day)
2,700 3,200
PADI Scuba Review or
SSI Divers Review (2 Days)
4,100 4,600
PADI or SSI Scuba Diver Course
(2 open water dives)
7,400 7,900
PADI or SSI Open Water Course
(4 open water dives)
12,400 12,900
Adventure Diver (3 open water dives) 6,400  6,900
PADI Advanced Course or SSI Advanced Adventurer (5 open water dives) 9,900 10,400
Emergency First Responder 4,900 4,900
PADI Rescue Course or SSI Stress & Rescue 12,100 12,600
PADI Divemaster or SSI DiveCon Course 30,000 36,000
Scuba Diver to Open Water 7,400 7,900
SPECIALITY
amount of dives required times 1,900 Baht plus PIC 1,500 Baht
?xxx Baht
–500 Baht
(day)
?xxx Baht
COMBINED COURSES IN HOUSE
Discover Scuba Diving or Resort Diver + Scuba Diver Course (3 dives) 8,400 8,900
Discover Scuba Diving or Resort Diver + Open Water (5 dives) 13,400 13,900
REFERRALS
To be charged at course prices (-1,500 Baht PIC) divided by numbers of modules in course (example advances 5 modules say Open Water 4) minus modules completed.
DISCOUNTS
REPEAT Discover Scuba or Resort Diver (2 dives)

3,100

800 Baht Discount given Off any course taken thereafter
10 % Discount given for fun diving after any course
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When you discover scuba diving, you discover excitement and adventure – freedom and serenity. Nothing compares to the "weightless" exhilaration of breathing underwater. Only a diver knows the feeling!

The PADI Discover Scuba Diving program lets you experience the thrill of diving under the supervision of a PADI Instructor in ideal conditions, such as those found at a resort. During your adventure, you'll master some basic concepts and scuba skills before heading off on an open water dive.

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Now is the time to dive into the PADI Open Water Diver course, the most popular dive program in the world! This is your ticket to a lifetime of intense adventure with Phi Phi Scuba Diving Center, a dive company that sets the standards in the global diving community.

Throughout the course, you'll learn fundamentals of scuba diving, including dive equipment and techniques. You will also earn a PADI Open Water Diver certification that is recognized worldwide. You earn this rating by completing five beach dives and knowledge development sessions and by making four open water dives.

The padi open water takes normally 3days extra tuition for people who are nervous is included in the normal price but can consume an extra day

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Including king cruiser wreck

Looking for the ultimate adventure? You found it! PADI's Advanced Open Water Diver program fine tunes your dive skills and allows you to explore some of diving's top adventures. It's your dive – go for it!

The Advanced Open Water Diver program offers you a structured program where you gain additional experience and skills under the direct guidance of a PADI Phi Phi Scuba Diving Center professional.

Phi Phi Scuba Diving Center 's Advanced Open Water Diver program has something for everyone. This in-water, performance based program includes a total of five dives from the following list:

The course takes two days and one night if you elect to do the night dive and can be split over several days if you wish

Specialty Description
Underwater Navigator

During your Underwater Dive you'll go on to familiarizing yourself with the skills, knowledge, planning, organization, procedures, techniques, problems, hazards and enjoyment of underwater navigation. You learn:

Procedures and techniques for planning, organizing underwater navigation and problems and hazards associated.

Methods of estimating distances underwater.

Natural navigation techniques.

How to use underwater patterns.

Dive site relocation techniques.

Compass navigation techniques.

Deep Diver

During your Deep Dive, you'll cover the knowledge, skills and techniques needed to dive deep. The following is included in the  Deep Dive:

Planning, organization, procedures, techniques, problems and hazards of deep diving.

Risk factors and decompression-tables review.

Safety stops and emergency decompression procedures.

Special equipment, descent lines and buoyancy-control considerations.

Procedures for flying after diving and high-altitude diving.

Orientation to recompression chambers.

Wreck Diver

During your Wreck Dive you'll go to King Cruiser Wrack. This is were you'll put in to practice the information you gained from listening to your instructor.

Information contained during your dive includes:

The planning, organization, procedures, techniques, problems and hazards of wreck diving.

The preparation and use of lights, air supplies, special equipment, penetration lines and reels.

Limited-visibility diving techniques and emergency procedures

Night Diver

During your Night Dive you'll go to a Local Dive Site. You'll learn to prepare night dive activities and develop your knowledge and techniques for night diving.

Some of the topics are:

Planning, organization, procedures, techniques, problems and hazards of night diving.

Proper procedures for buoyancy control, navigation and communication.

Use of dive lights and buddy-system techniques.

Disorientation and emergency procedures.

Orientation to nocturnal aquatic life.

Multilevel Diver

During your Multilevel Dive you'll also be exposed to a variety of different types of multilevel dive calculators (the Wheel and various types of dive computers). Topics covered include:

The planning, organization, procedures, techniques, problems and hazards of multilevel diving.

Definition and advantages of multilevel diving.

Methods of calculating multilevel dives. (The Wheel and/or dive computers).

Review of decompression sickness theory.

Review of emergency decompression procedures.

Review of PADI's S.A.F.E. campaign.

Procedures for flying after diving.

Guidelines, rules and procedures for multilevel diving with the Wheel and/or diving computers.

Care and maintenance of dive computers.

Underwater Photographer

During your Underwater Photographer Dive you'll put in to practice the tips and techniques you learned from your instructor and the PADI Underwater Photographer Manual and video.

Capture your underwater adventures on film so you can share the thrill of diving with friends and family. 
Underwater Naturalist

During your Underwater Naturalist Dive we will introduce you to different aquatic life and include an overview of responsible human interactions with aquatic life. Some of the topic covered are:

The planning, organization, procedures, techniques, problems and hazards of diving in different aquatic environments.

A basic overview of major aquatic life groupings (kingdoms and phyla).

Factual information that dispels myths of potentially dangerous aquatic life.

An overview of basic aquatic life interactions and associations.

Responsible human interactions with aquatic life.

Diving technique used to help preserve bottom dwelling aquatic life and minimize aquatic life disturbance.

Search and Recovery Diver

During your Search and Recovery Dive, your program will cover techniques and application of a variety of search and recovery methods and includes the following:

The planning, organization, procedures, techniques, problems, and hazards of search and recovery diving.

Limited-visibility diving and underwater navigation techniques.

Proper techniques and safety considerations for object location, including the use of various search patterns, lines and reels.

Proper techniques and safety considerations for recovery of objects using various lifting devices.

Peak Performance Buoyancy

Some of the topics covered in your PPB Dive are as follows:

Peak Performance Buoyancy fundamentals

Buoyancy check

Fine-tuning buoyancy underwater

Weight position and distribution

Streamlining

Visualization

Use of PADI's Basic Weighting Guidelines.

An opportunity to polish buoyancy control beyond the Open Water Diver level:

Positioning and distributing weight for comfort and desired body position (trim in the water).

Visualization techniques prior to dives

Buoyancy checks

Establishing neutral buoyancy during all segments of a dive

Fine-tuning neutral buoyancy underwater

Hovering

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The PADI Rescue Diver program develops your knowledge and skills so you can effectively perform diver assists and rescues, manage diving accident situations and render first aid. The program is an important step in expanding your knowledge and experience as a diver. PADI Rescue Diver (or equivalent) certification is also a prerequisite for all PADI leadership programs. 

You'll also need to have successfully completed the PADI MEDIC FIRST AID program or a sanctioned program in CPR within the past three years. The PADI Rescue Diver program covers:

The course takes 3 to 4 days

self-rescue and diver stress

diving first aid

emergency management and equipment considerations

swimming and no swimming assists

panicked diver response

underwater problems

missing diver procedures

surfacing the unconscious diver

in-water artificial respiration

egress (exits)

first aid procedures for pressure related accidents

dive accident scenarios

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For those of you looking to join the leaders of the pack, look no further. The PADI Dive master program is your first step leadership level in the PADI System of diver education. This rating denotes you as a person who:

  1. Has a high level of personal diving skill.
  2. Has instructor level knowledge of diving theory.
  3. Has had significant training in how to assist an instructor during training activities.
  4. Is able to assume appropriate responsibilities that benefit the welfare of other divers.

In other words, you're the cream of the crop and we need you!

As you may know, many PADI Dive masters go on to become PADI Instructors. So, the training and experience you gain through the PADI Dive master program helps shape your abilities and attitude toward becoming a professional level diving educator. To help shape you into a Dive Professional Phi Phi Scuba Diving Center will give you an excellent education!

As a PADI Dive master, you'll be qualified to:

  1. Organize, conduct and supervise recreational diving activities, both land and boat based.
  2. Assist PADI Instructors in conducting PADI Diver programs.

To qualify for PADI Dive master training, you'll need to:

1.

Be certified as a PADI Advanced Open Water Diver (or equivalent).

2.

Be certified as a PADI Rescue Diver (or equivalent).

3.

Have logged a minimum of 20 open water dives prior to entry into PADI Dive master training, and completed and logged a minimum of 60 open water dives with experience in night, deep and navigation prior to certification as a PADI Dive master.

4.

Be at least 18 years old.

5.

Be in good physical condition for diving and submit a medical exam form signed by a physician.

You'll complete three phases in the PADI Dive master program:

1.

Watermanship and skills assessment

 

Watermanship and stamina

 

General diving skills

 

 

2.

Knowledge Development

 

Diving physics

 

Diving physiology

 

Diving skills and environment

 

Supervising students in training

 

Dive management and control

 

Dive planning

 

Emergency assistance plan for Diving emergencies in the local area

 

Mapping a local open water site

 

 

3.

Practical Application

 

This involves training activities using various structured training sessions, simulated scenarios and internship sessions with actual PADI programs. These training sessions enable you to gain practical experience as an instructional assistant and a supervisor of open water diving activities, both as a coordinator and as an underwater guide.

As a PADI Dive master you'll be able to:

1.

Act as certified instructional assistant to PADI Instructors.

2.

Supervise participants in PADI experience programs for uncertified divers.

3.

Generally supervise both training and no training related diving activities by planning, 
organizing and directing dives.

4.

Teach and certify PADI Skin Divers

5.

Conduct the PADI Scuba Review program for certified divers.

6.

Enroll in PADI Instructor level training

Upon successfully completing the PADI Dive master program, you'll receive a certification card and wall certificate denoting this rating. You'll also become a member of PADI and receive benefits, including the ability to purchase professional liability insurance (which may be required to conduct some activities).

Phi Phi Scuba Diving Center gives you the chance to share your love of diving with others! 

The Dive master course takes a minimum of 3 weeks and we prefer to teach it over 6 weeks depending on candidate's previous experience.

Additionally it is possible to do the dive master course as a long term internship

For further information please contact us personally with your diving experience age nationality

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