SSI Scuba Diver
Don’t have the time for the full SSI Open Water Diver course?
Now there’s a quick and easy program designed especially for you! This is your chance to slap on some fins, strap on a mask and experience an intense adventure in a short amount of time.
Why SSI Scuba Diver?
This program is a wonderful opportunity to explore the underwater world with the comfort and safety of having an experienced guide with you at all times. The knowledge and skills you learn in this program are just the beginning of an exciting array of courses and programs that await you.
The SSI Scuba Diver program is a pre-entry level certification that is perfect if you only plan to dive a couple times a year. As a subprogram of the SSI Open Water Diver program, the SSI Scuba Diver rating allows you to get certified quickly and easily by minimizing time constraints.With the SSI Scuba Diver certification you can dive under the direct supervision of a SSI professional on your next holiday or dive trip.
What do I need to start?
- Minimum age 10
- Virtually anyone who is in good health, reasonably fit, and comfortable in the water can participate in the SSI Scuba Diver Course
- Click here to download Divers Medical Questionnaire (PDF Document)
- If the participant answers yes to any of the medical questions listed then a signed clearance from a doctor, valid within 12 months will be required
What will I do?
Throughout the course, you will learn the fundamentals of scuba diving, including dive equipment and techniques. You earn this rating by completing pool dives, knowledge development sessions and by making two open water dives.
During the course you will complete 3 Pool Dives, 3 Knowledge Development Sessions in the class and 2 Open Water Training Dives which can all be credited toward the SSI Open Water Diver certification
How long will it take?
SSI programs are performance based. You proceed as you demonstrate mastery of the course skills. This allows you to work at a pace that is comfortable for you.
We generally conduct our courses over a relaxed 2 days, with the first day spent practicing in the pool and class, with the second day conducting your Open Water Training Dives.
Your underwater adventure can begin in the comfort of your own home with the new SSI online learning program for FREE. The SSI Open Water Diver Course online provides the knowledge development portion you need. This will reduce class time and maximize dive time!
What will I need?
- A Sense of Adventure !
Course Prices Include
- Hotel Transfers to and from hotel / Dive Boat
- Light refreshments on Dive Tours (Lunch with Bangkok Course)
- Equipment Rental
- Tanks, weights and Boat Fees
- Certification Fee
- Log book
Start your adventure in the classroom and confined water and then join one of our day trips around the beautiful island of Koh Tao and make two dives under the direct supervision of a SSI Instructor.
Day One Itinerary:
14:00 – 17:00 Classroom Session
Day Two Itinerary:
10:00 – 12:00 Confined Water
12:30 – 13:30 Break
13:30 – 16:00 Confined Water
Day Three Itinerary (times vary depending on diving location):
10:00 Boat Departs from Mae Haad, Koh Tao
10:30 Arrival at your first diving location
11:00 – 12:00 First Scuba Dive
12:00 – 13:30 Break time for relaxing
13:30 – 14:30 Second Scuba Dive
15:00 Journey back and arrival in Koh Tao
Start your adventure in the classroom and swimming pool on day one and then join one of our day trips to the islands around Pattaya and make two dives under the direct supervision of a SSI Instructor.
Day One Itinerary:
10:00 – 13:00 Classroom Session, Bangkok Office located at Phrom Phong BTS Skytrain station exit number 4
13:00 – 14:00 Lunch
14:00 – 17:00 Swimming Pool at the Raquet Club (transportation included)
Day Two Itinerary (times vary depending on diving location):
07:00 – 07:45 Collection from your Hotel in Pattaya
08:00 – 08:15 Boat Departs from Pattaya Pier
09:45 – 11:00 Equipment set up and Safety Briefing
11:00 – 12:00 First Training Dive
12:00 – 13:30 Lunch and time for relaxing
13:30 – 14:30 Second Training Dive
15:00 – 16:30 Journey back and arrival at Pattaya Pier
PLEASE NOTE: The transportation to and from Pattaya and hotel accommodation is not included in this price.
Where can I go from here?
Would you like to make a Career out of Diving?
Entering into a new exciting and challenging career will allow you to go places, diving, meet new people and do things underwater that you never believed possible!
Like to find out more? Then click here.