An overview over the courses offered:
The Discover Scuba Diving program lets you experience the fascination of scuba diving without being a certified diver. After a thorough briefing by one of our instructors are explained the basic principles of scuba diving and all the equipment used during your dive we will show you around our coral gardens.
Prerequisites: able to swim 200 meters, good health, reasonably fit
Minimum Age: 12 years
Duration: 4 hours
Student Instructor ratio: 1 to 1
Maximum depth: 10 meters
Number of Dives: 1
Price: see Price page
Throughout this course, you'll learn fundamentals of scuba diving, including dive equipment and techniques. At the end of the course you will be a certified Open Water Diver, a certification that is recognized worldwide.
As a certified Open Water Diver you have the freedom to dive with a buddy independent of a professional.
Virtually anyone who is in good health, reasonably fit, and comfortable in the water can earn a Open Water Diver certification. If you are between 10 and 14 or have a child between these ages, there is a Junior Open Water Diver program available.
Prerequisites: able to swim 200 meters, good health, reasonably fit, completed student registration
Minimum Age: 15 years ( 10 years for Junior Open Water Diver)
Duration: 3 to 5 days
Student / Instructor ratio: max. 5 to 1
Maximum depth: 18 meters
Number of Dives: 4 open- water scuba dives
The aim of the Advanced Open Water course is to develop your underwater skills and give you a taste of specialty diving activities. As you have probably already discovered in the Open Water course, diving opens the door to a wide range of activities underwater.
The advanced course consists of three 'core' dives or required dives: a navigation dive, a deep dive, a drift dive and two 'elective' dives, which you are able to choose with the guidance of one of our instructors. Elective dives could be a search and recovery dive, a boat dive, a drift dive, a underwater naturalist dive or a wreck dive.
Prerequisites: Open Water Diver or equivalent, completed student registration
Minimum Age: 15 years
Duration: 2 to 3 days
Student / Instructor ratio: 5 to 1
Maximum depth: 40 meters
Number of Dives: 5
As a rescue diver training you not only expands your knowledge of diving, increases your level of diving skill, let's you become more aware of what is happening around you in the diving environment but enables you to care for other divers and prepares you to properly respond to diving emergencies and near emergencies.
The Rescue Diver program covers:
diving first aid
emergency management and equipment considerations
swimming and non-swimming assists
panicked diver response
missing diver procedures
surfacing the unconscious diver
in-water artificial respiration
first aid procedures for pressure related accidents
dive accident scenarios.
Rescue Diver courses on Pandan Island are always conducted in small classes to enhance the learning and to make sure all students can profit the most of this interesting and demanding course.
As a certified Divemaster you will be able to :
organize , conduct and supervise recreational diving activities both land and boat based
act as an instructional assistant to a teaching status Open Water Scuba Instructor
master theoretical diving knowledge to a level sufficient to become a dive instructor
The course consists of three parts ( modules):
Module 1: Watermanship and Diving skills
- 400 meter swim
- 15- minute water thread
- 800 meter snorkel swim
- 100 meter inert diver tow
complete skill evaluation circuit
Module 2: Diving Knowledge
- Dive Planning
- Dive Management and Control
- Supervising Students in Training
- Skills and Environment
Module 3: Practical Application
gain experience in guiding divers ( together with an instructor) and with the diver-training process. During this Module you will be encouraged to log as many dives as your course permits, since we strongly believe that there is no substitute to experience. You will have to have minimum 60 logged dives at the end of your course
- gain experience in guiding divers ( together with an instructor) and with the diver-training process. During this Module you will be encouraged to log as many dives as your course permits, since we strongly believe that there is no substitute to experience. You will have to have minimum 60 logged dives at the end of your course
Prerequisites: Rescue Diver or equivalent, 20 logged dives, CPR training ( not older than three years), submit approved medical exam form ( not older than one year)
Minimum Age: 18 years
Duration: 3 to 5 weeks
Student Instructor ratio: 5 to 1
Maximum depth: 40 meters
Number of Dives: 50