PADI Junior courses cater for people under the age of 15 who are interested in learning to dive.
The PADI Bubblemaker course is a fun course for children as young as 8 who would like to experience using scuba equipment in shallow water. Under the supervision of a PADI professional kids will be able to dive to a depth of 2 metres and get used to using scuba equipment which is designed for children. This is a great way to introduce children to diving and have fun at the same time.
To start a Bubblemaker course children must be aged years or over and be comfortable in the water.
The cost of a Bubblemaker course is 2000 thb.
PADI Skin Diver
The PADI Skin Diver course will show you how to snorkel and dive with a single breath hold to observe marine life close up for short periods of time. If you are unable to scuba dive this is a great way to experience the underwater world.
You need to be 8 years or older to start the Skin Diver course, be comfortable in the water and demonstrate adequate swimming skills.
The cost of the Skin Diver course is 650 thb.
Junior Open Water
The PADI Junior Open Water course, is a version of the standard Open Water course but aimed at younger students. The structure is essentially the same as the standard Open water course, with an afternoon of theory, followed by a pool session and 4 open water dives. The dives on the Junior Open Water course are limited to a depth of 12 metres and the PADI certification will be for this depth, the certification automatically upgrades once the student is 15 and they can then apply for a standard Open Water certification.
To start the Junior Open Water course you must be aged 10 years or over and able to swim 200 metres and float for 10 minutes.
The cost of the Junior Open Water course is 10,000 thb.