Specialty Diver Internship
Always dreamed of living on a tropical island and diving in Koh Tao for a month? Maybe you need a month’s holiday to get away from the 9-5 or prepare yourself for the professional level courses? This diver internship takes you from a beginner to an experienced SSI Specialty Diver. And you get 4 weeks to experience life on a tropical island. You don’t need any previous diving experience, just a desire to see the underwater world and discover what diving on Koh Tao has to offer. You get open water and advanced and 4 specialties plus first aid and Rescue and fun dives.
Why Should I Take This Specialty Diver Package?
This is also a great starter package if you are thinking of doing your Divemaster or Instructor courses in the future either here or in another diving destination. The prices are discounted so it is much cheaper than taking courses one by one. What if you are already certified? No problem contact us and tell us which level you are and we can provide a reduced cost.
What Is Included In The Specialty Diver Course?
The beginner-level Open Water Course to 18m
The Advanced Adventurer course to 30m
Wreck, Deep, and Nitrox to 40m
18 fun dives over 9 days
That’s a total of 50 dives and 22 days of diving so you get a few days in between to relax and enjoy what the island has to offer.
Accommodation in a private room with bathroom, hot water, etc for 28 days. Close to the bars, restaurants, and shops so you don’t have to walk far or rent a scooter unless you want to.
The total cost is 60,000b and it includes free equipment rental for the courses and fun dives, a free T-shirt, and a Trash Hero water bottle. Plus discounts on equipment purchases from the main manufacturers – Aqualung, Scubapro, Mares, Cressi, and Sunnto.
All materials and certifications and an app for recording your courses and dives.
What To Learn More About The Specialty Diver Courses?
Open Water Course
Learn to dive on Koh Tao with its most popular diving certification. The Open Water Course. The course is divided into 2 academic sessions, 1 shallow water training session (normally in a pool) where we practice the skills required for diving, and 4 open water dives in the ocean. Once you have completed everything, you will have a diving certification to 18m and then it is on to the next level.
The Advanced course is our second most popular diving certification on Koh Tao and is often done straight after the open water course. If you combine both courses in 5 days you go from beginner to advance and be able to dive to 30m. If you are traveling around Asia being certified to dive to 30m will give you much a greater choice of dive sites.
Wreck Diver Specialty
Wrecks have a great many hazards to be aware of and you should not treat them as simple fun dives. The Wreck Diver course covers these topics and opens up so many more dive sites to explore safely.
Deep Diver Specialty
A lot of these dive sites go down below 30m, the depth limit for Advanced. So why not study for the Deep Diver Specialty scuba diving certification on Koh Tao and be able to go to 40m!
The Enriched Air Nitrox courses, or nitrox for short, will teach you how to safely plan and dive with enriched air mixtures of up to 40% oxygen. Diving on Koh Tao or anywhere with nitrox can increase your no-decompression limits. Reducing the required length of your surface intervals when compared to air increases your safety. There are 2 nitrox courses 32% and 40%
First Aid And Rescue
The final training for the specialty diver course takes 3 to 4 days where we combine the First Aid and Rescue Diver courses. You will study additional theory beyond what you have learned in your previous Koh Tao diving courses. Develop and practice rescue skills in shallow water that will include responding to diver emergencies, and self-rescue techniques. In addition, you learn accident management, emergency care, and first aid for common aquatic life injuries. Plus problem-solving on the surface and underwater. Responding to equipment problems and first aid for diving-related injuries.
You can get a private room in Sairee close to the shops, restaurants, and bars but still quiet enough to get a good night’s sleep or we have cheap dorm for those on a budget.
How Much Is This Specialty Diver Package?
This package costs 60,000b and you need to pay a deposit of 20% in advance. But you can change the course start date as many times as you need in these uncertain times with sufficient notice.
Here are some other questions you might have:
How to get around Koh Tao
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How Do I Sign Up For Diving On Koh Tao?
Contact us Easy. Or enter your details above and include your preferred start date. Only a few instructors are available to teach the Specialty courses so dates need to be confirmed in advance.
A word on payment …
You can book in advance by paying a deposit to secure your course or diving and our taxi will collect you for free from the pier. You will receive a confirmation email within 24 hours from our staff. Where we will ask you to confirm your arrival time and date and the ferry company name. Do not worry if you have not booked a ferry yet. But please note we need 24 hours’ notice to arrange our taxi to collect you from the pier to avoid any delays in meeting you.
Booking Terms and Conditions
By sending this request and payment you are submitting a reservation for your specialty diver course. Ensure that you have read and understood our terms and conditions.