Swiss diving center Koh Lanta - Thailand
The 1st level diving course / PADI Open Water Diver, in Koh Lanta, is the training par excellence, to start scuba diving. In other words, this training is the 1st level diving certificate at PADI. It will bring you all the theoretical knowledge, and all the basic techniques inherent in recreational diving.
This training, very complete, will allow you to evolve under water, in complete autonomy. In general, diving professionals guide you and show you all the curiosities and wonders of the surroundings. However, you will reach a sufficient level to evolve without a professional during your dives.
Is done online, from home and at your own pace, both on smartphone, tablet, and computer. Moreover, it is very interactive and in your language. However, we will be at your side if you feel the need.
The final test is also done online and everything is done to prepare you as well as possible.
You will be able to start as soon as you receive your installation code. Namely, this theory is quite substantial, therefore, we encourage you to start it quickly.
Indeed, it would be preferable to finish it before arriving at our center, in order to move on to the second stage as soon as you arrive.
It only takes half a day to learn all the techniques of scuba diving in complete safety. In any case, you will be 3 maximum with the monitor. In fact, it allows for better learning. As soon as this half day / day is done, you will be ready for your first day in open water.
There are 4 dives to perform during which you will repeat the exercises learned in the pool. In this sense, it is done in 2 days, with 2 dives per day.
The dives are done from a boat, in one of the surrounding national parks, where marine life abounds.
At the end of the open water dives and the exercises carried out, you will be certified Open Water Diver and will obtain the 1st level PADI certificate. Therefore, you will be able to dive, independently, to a depth of 18m.
This 1st level / Open Water diver training in Koh Lanta, this is done over 3 days. However, think about doing or advancing your theory well before starting the practical parts.
It takes about 15 hours for the development of theoretical knowledge.
The PADI Open Water Diver course consists of three main phases:
Short on time? The PADI Scuba Diver course might be right for you.