Open Water & Advanced Open Water Diver

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Open Water & Advanced Open Water Diver

If you are interested in a package deal! the PADI/SDI Open Water & Advanced Open Water Package is a very good option where you will get more diving experience. With this package, you will have 9 dives in the open Sea,2 certifications in 4 days, to a max. depth of 30m.

Your Open Water Diver and Advanced Open Water package starts with:
The Open Water Diver eLearning, which you can already complete at home and upon your arrival we will see what you have learned and complete the necessary paperwork. In the afternoon we will have our swimming pool training followed by 3 days and 9 dives from our boat. Day 1-Pool dives, Day 2-3 dives, Day 3-3 dives and day 4-3 dives.

What you will learn :

All the diving basics at your Open Water Diver Course over 3 days. And on your last 2 days of the course, you will fine-tune your skill level at the Advanced Open Water Course with 5 adventure dives like:
Deep Dive, Navigation Dive, Wreck dive, Nitrox Dive and Buoyancy Control.

After successful completion of your Open Water Diver and Advanced Open Water package, you will able to dive independently with a dive buddy by the limitation of your training. Or you will be able to continue your training with more advanced diving levels like:
Rescue, Divemaster or Specialties courses like Nitrox Diver, Wreck Diver or Deep Diver. You can also join the Technical Dive Programs if you reached around 25 logged dives.

The Open Water Diver and Advanced Open Water Package is the perfect choice for everyone to start straight forward and getting more experience. Why and How? Check it out!

What you might spot?

While attending our dive courses you might spot plenty of Koh Changs Marinelife on our dive sites and Wrecks (if certification and/or course requirement are meet) at your training dives with us.

Course specific requirements:

  • Activity: PADI or SDI Certification Course (World wide valid)
  • Pre-Qualification: NON
  • Logged dives required: No
  • Minimum age: 12 years
  • Duration: 5,5 Days
  • Theory: online
  • Pool required: Yes
  • Open Water Dives required: Yes / 9 Dives
  • Before Training: Visite the dive shop
    • Meet and greet around 4 – 5 pm (when your Instructor, Guide is back from the day trip)
    • Documents Review and completion.
    • Prepair your gear.
  • Training: Day 1
    • swimming pool
    • Theory Review and completion
  • Training: Day 2
    • Open Water Dive 1 to 3 max. depth 12 m
    • max. time per Training Dive 60 min., or low on Gas 50 bar
  • Training: Day 3
    • Open water dive 4
    • Theory Review and completion
    • e.g. Peak Performance Buyoncy and Navigation Dive
    • Advanced Open Water Dive 1 and 2 max. depth max.18 m
    • max. time per Training Dive 60 min., or low on Gas 50 bar
  • Training: Day 4
    • Theory Review and completion
    • e.g. Deep Dive, Wreck Dive and NITROX Dive
    • Advanced Open Water Dive 3, 4 and 5 max. depth max.30 m
    • max. time per Training Dive 60 min., or low on Gas 50 bar
    • Certification if all course requirements are fulfilled
  • If you participate in the junior Advanced Open Water water course.
    • from 12-15 years of age (junior Advanced Open Water Diver max. 21 m depth) with parental consent.
    • from 15-99 years of age (Advanced Open Water Diver max. 30 m deep) to 18 years with parental consent.
    • When an Junior Advanced Open Water Diver reaches the age of 15,
      they may upgrade to an Advanced Open Water Diver certification by completing the Junior Advanced Open Water Upgrade form and submitting to Headquater.

    General requirements

    Below are the requirements for all certification diving courses of the respective training agency (PADI, SDI or TDI).

      • House rules, release from liability and assumption of risk as well as medical questionnaire
      • According to Thai law (status 2020) a medical certificate is not required
      • However, if one of the questions is answered with “YES”, a medical atest is necessary before any activity in the water!
    • Swimming without swimming aid: minimum requirement 200m!
    • Floating motionless on the water (dead man): minimum requirement 10 min.
    • Minimum age for participation in scuba diving activities: 10 years (details in the specific course description).

    Our services include

    • Free shuttle service on dive day: Hotel to boat (White Sand Beach to Bang Bao) and back to the hotel! Pick up from the east coast on request.
    • All boat fees (dive boat or dinghy)
    • Complete equipment you need for scuba diving or snorkeling
      • Regulators from APEKS or SCUBAPRO,
      • Buoncy Control Device (BCD) from APEKS, SCUBAPRO or SEAC.
      • Tropical water, usually 30 degrees warm, 3mm wetsuit short.
      • SCUBAPRO Go fins, mask, Tanks (regularly maintained and tested) and weights.
      • Against a surcharge of 300 THB/day for provision of a SUUNTO dive computer
    • Make sure you get our special online shop discount of 5% when using your own diving equipment! The coupon code is: H7PFU7M6!! This only applies in connection with a complete set of equipment without tanks and weights, and for non-discounted services! We reserve the right to reclaim the granted discount.
    • Lunch, soft drinks, coffee, tea and seasonal fruits are served on the boat.
    • English speaking divemasters or instructors (group size max.5 persons)
    • Wifi on the boat (router capacity max. 10 persons)
    • We accept the following payment methods:
      • Cash payment
      • Bank transfer.
      • PayPal, only in the online shop
      • Credit card payments in the dive shop or on the boat, free of charge if the total amount is more than 1500 THB. For amounts up to 1500 THB we charge a 3% handling fee.

    SCUBA dive training agencies

    Chang Diving Center offers you courses from 3 different training agencies (PADI, SDI, TDI). So we offer you the possibility to choose diving courses according to your personal needs and requirements!

    Do you still need diving equipment?

    We offer you the possibility to buy them in our Dive Shop, with appropriate advice! When booking a course or a day trip online, we offer a discount of 10% on the regular price of diving equipment (coupon code: 6SVJ7ADH)

    SCUBA diving in Koh Chang

    SCUBA diving in Koh Chang is a great way to enrich your holiday. Discover the rich underwater world of Koh Chang. It’s worth it! Education/Diving all year round

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    Price Includes

    • Free transfer on your dive day from your hotel to the boat-White Sand Beach to Bang Bao.(East Coast pick up on request)
    • All Equipment which you need for Scuba Diving or Snorkeling
    • Full Set of own Scuba Diving Gear?Discount 200 THB/Day(we provide tanks and weights)
    • Lunch, soft drinks, coffee, tea and local fruits are served on boat
    • English Speaking Divemaster or Instructor (Group Sizes max.5 PAX)
    • Free Wifi on the Boat(max. 10PAX)
    • Credit Card At the Shop or Boat (PayPal only at the online store)Payments above 1500 THB Free of charge

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