SCUBA DIVING PADI COURSES IN PHUKET
At Kata Scuba you’ll learn the basics from qualified PADI Phuket Dive Instructors (Professional Association of Diving Instructors) in Thailand or you can take your diving skills to the next level with our professional dive courses. PADI is recognised around the World as the diving education standard.
DISCOVER SCUBA DIVING
This entry course is for beginner divers and teaches you the basics of breathing underwater for the first time as well as getting use to the scuba diving equipment that you’ll use for open water diving.
After mastering your scuba equipment in the pool you’ll be taken for your first open water dive, which will help you qualify for your first PADI credits and possibly receive PADI Scuba Diver or Open Water Diver certification.
OPEN WATER DIVER COURSE
The 3-day PADI Open Water Diver Course teaches you all the skills you need to dive safely and independently in the open water anywhere in the world. The course includes theory lessons, pool lessons and 4 open water dives.
You can take a private course or join a group class. The maximum class size is 3-4 students per class to ensure safety.
Activities over the three days include 2 diving day trips to Racha Yai Island or Phi Phi islands.
ADVANCED OPEN WATER COURSE
This diving course can be taken directly after the Beginner Open Water Diver course to put into practice your newly acquired diving skills with supervised dives. The Advanced Open Water Dive Course is a confidence booster and makes scuba diving much more fun and relaxing.
Our PADI qualified instructors will introduce you to more techniques and more spectacular dive sites just off Phuket in these group classes. Course participants must have a PADI Open Water Diver Certificate or equivalent qualification from another agency.
EMERGENCY FIRST RESPONSE COURSE
You do not have to be a diver to take this course. The PADI Emergency First Response (EFR) Course is for anyone that wants to learn emergency first aid skills in and out of the water.
PADI EFR is an essential course to take if you take diving seriously and is a prerequisite course toward qualifying for Rescue Diver and PADI Divemaster courses. You’ll learn life saving skills, comprehensive first aid and CPR techniques.
RESCUE DIVER COURSE
You’ll get PADI Rescue Diver certification in a challenging but fun course to expand on what you’ve already learned and better qualify you for PADI instructor certification.
The PADI Rescue Diver course focuses on safety preparedness and how to deal effectively with emergency situations. As well as learning how to look after yourself in the water, the course prepares you to spot danger signs in others and how to rescue divers in difficulty, including panicked and unresponsive divers.
The Rescue Diver course also addresses scientific aspects of diving as well as emergency techniques and procedures.
Dive Students must have passed the following to qualify for the PADI Rescue Diver course: PADI Advanced Open Water Certificate or equivalent rating with another training agency; successful completion of a sanctioned CPR program such Emergency First Response, taken within the past 24 months.