PADI Self Reliant Diver


What Is Involved In PADI Self Reliant Diver Course?

Once you accept the role of the buddy system you can develop self-reliance and independence dive planning allowing you more freedom and control over your own diving

There are two reasons for an experienced diver to take the Self-Reliant diver course:
1 To develop the skills of planning and carrying out dives without a partner
2 To sharpen skills of diving self-reliance, making the diver a stronger partner in a team.

This course covers when diving alone may be applicable, and the need to compensate for those situations, including dive planning, life support system readiness, adaptive training, equipment and responsibility

What Does It Mean To Me?

This course is an introduction to self-reliant diving that helps student divers, divemasters, dive instructors, Tec divers, underwater photographers or naturalists develop the skills, knowledge and techniques necessary to rely on themselves first, whether or not they are diving with a partner, including:

• The value and application of the buddy system.
• The philosophy of, and motivation for, diving without a partner.
• Potential risks of diving alone, and how to manage those risks.
• The value of equipment redundancy and what back-up equipment is needed.
• Dive planning and gas management

Course Schedule / Duration:

Can start course any day, 2 Days / 4 Dives


Be a PADI Advance Open Water Diver (or qualifying certification from another organization)
Have a minimum of 100 logged dives
Be at least 18 years old
Skills assessment


Inclusive of full equipment,
2 boat trip (4 dives) including lunch/refreshments
Local Price: 12,000 baht


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