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Platinum Course Director Patrick Tassin

Platinum Course Director Patrick TassinPATRICK_TASSIN


Originally from France, Patrick spent most of his life in the mountain working as a mountain/skiing rescuer, summer and winter.


In 1997 he discovered Scuba Diving and so a reason to travel the world.


PADI Instructor since August 1998, Patrick has been diving/teaching in different areas like Tunisia, Egypt, Thailand, Mexico, Honduras, Belize, Malta, Maldives, Indonesia, Philippines… But it’s here on Koh Tao that he decided to get established.


He is an enormously versatile and experienced PADI Instructor who has over 500 Professional certifications.


Since 2006 his goal is to teach IDC and he does it with passion, professionalism and great fun. Having lot of experience in Tec, Sidemount and Cave diving, Patrick will pass on to you valuable information not only to successfully pass your Instructor Exam but also to make you a better diver. He is the kind of teacher that will not just teach you what you need to know, he'll always give you more, more of his time, more of his knowledge, more of his patience and precious support, always available, always kind and helpful. Patrick is definitely 100% dedicated to his job.


Capable to teach both in English and French, doing an IDC with him is a guarantee of quality education and personal attention.


Diving history:

Total Number of Dives: 6000+

Wreck Dives: 80+

Drift Dives: 600+

Side-mount Dives: 800+

Deepest Ocean Dive: 80m/295ft

Longest Deco Dive: 4 Hours (Cave Dive)

Cave Dives: 150+

Decompression Dives: 150+

Mixed Gas Dives: 150+

Mixed Gas Dives: 150+

Deepest Cave Dive: 130m/425ft

Dives Below 60m/200ft: 100+


PADI Instructor Qualifications:

  • Open Water Scuba Instructor
  • Master Scuba Diver Trainer
  • IDC Staff Instructor
  • EFR Instructor + Trainer
  • Care For Children Instructor + Trainer
  • CPR & AED Instructor + Trainer
  • Master Instructor
  • Platinum Course Director
  • Underwater Photographer Instructor
  • Peak Performance Buoyancy Instructor
  • Project AWARE Instructor
  • AWARE Coral Reef Conservation Instructor
  • Oxygen Provider Instructor + Trainer
  • Deep Instructor + Trainer
  • Nitrox Instructor + Trainer
  • Night Instructor + Trainer
  • Wreck Instructor + Trainer
  • Underwater Navigator Instructor + Trainer
  • Search & Recovery Instructor + Trainer
  • Drift Instructor + Trainer
  • Digital Underwater Photographer Instructor + Trainer
  • Boat Instructor + Trainer
  • Multilevel Diver Instructor + Trainer
  • Self Reliant Instructor + Trainer
  • Tec Basics Instructor + Trainer
  • Cavern Instructor + Trainer
  • Tec Rec Deep Instructor + Trainer
  • Sidemount Instructor + Trainer
  • Tec Sidemount Instructor + Trainer
  • Equipment Specialist Instructor + Trainer


TDI Instructor Qualifications:

  • Nitrox Instructor
  • Intro to Tec Instructor
  • Advanced Nitrox Instructor
  • Decompression Procedures Instructor
  • Sidemount Instructor
  • Cavern Instructor
  • Intro to Cave Instructor

Discover Scuba Diving [1day experience]

Single afternoon intro dive which includes:

Scuba Diving Theory Session

Shallow water skills & intro dive [max 12 metres]

Option to continue with PADI Open Water Course

Duration: 1/2 a Day,
2,000 baht


Read more: Discover Scuba Diving [1day experience]


PADI Open Water Course Diving Koh Tao

Diving on Koh Tao

Our open water package includes:

PADI Open Water Diver Course [4 days]

Your own PADI eManual*,  log book & certification

Including 4 nights of free accommodation on Sairee Beach, Koh Tao, upgraded accommodation is also available see the different accommodation options here.

Duration: 4 Days,
9,800 baht

Pay a 20% deposit online to get a discount and get the course for 9,500 baht!!

*(if you want a paper manual to keep then there is an additional charge of 500 baht)

Read more: PADI Open Water Course Diving Koh Tao


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