PADI certified Dive Courses


All dive operators on this website offer PADI certified courses. PADI is the Professional Association of Diving Instructors, the largest scuba certification organization in the world.

PADI develops scuba programs and diver training products, monitors scuba training conducted by more than 100,000 PADI Professionals worldwide, maintains diver certification records and issues your diver certification credentials.

In addition, PADI maintains various support services for PADI Dive Centers and Resorts. Since its inception in 1966 PADI has grown to have members in more than 175 countries and territories and international service offices in nine countries. Approximately seven out of ten North American divers are certified by PADI, and approximately 55 percent of all divers worldwide are certified by PADI.

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PADI Dive Courses

The courses below are all offered by dive schools on Koh Chang. They cover the whole range of skills required to advance from total beginner to employable Assistant Instructor. Anyone deciding to make diving their career will find PADI offers numerous other specialised courses as well as Instructor Development Courses, however this type of professional course is outside the scope of this site.

Discover Scuba Diving

Scuba Diver

Open Water Diver

Advanced Open Water

Emergency First Response

Rescue Diver

Dive Master

Assistant Instructor