PADI Full Cave Diver Course Thailand
Course duration: 9 days
The PADI Full Cave Diver Course is a nine-day program that includes the Cavern Diver, Intermediate Cave Diver
The PADI TecRec Full Cave Diver course is beyond the normal range of recreational diving. Therefore, the course is designed to develop the student in techniques, skills, knowledge, planning, organization, procedures and hazards in order to cope with open circuit cave diving at the highest level.
This is an approved PADI Distinctive Specialty program and not available everywhere. Certification is issued by PADI once performance requirements have been met. It is recognized by The Cave Divers Association of Australia with no additional training required.
As we have no proper underwater caves in Phuket the training includes travel to some of Thailand’s best underwater caves Song Hong and Sra Kieow. We provide transportation and accommodation as part of the package.
The first four dives are cavern dives conducted within the light zone and with limited penetration and with a single continuous guideline to the surface or open water. The second set of four dives are to an intermediate level with limited penetration. The last eight dives are full penetration with the deployment of a continuous guideline from the surface with the use of jump lines and gaps to allow for more complex navigation exercises.
- Certified PADI Tec 50 Diver or a qualifying certification from another training organization
- Certified PADI Tec Sidemount or a qualifying certification from another training organization if
studentwishes to use sidemountfor all or part of the course
- Minimum Age: 18 years
Course Details | Full Cave Diver
Subjects covered by the course include:
- Limits of Cavern, Intermediate Cave and Full Cave Diver Level
- Types of caves and cave terminology
- Cave diving equipment
- Awareness and team dynamics
- Hazards and problems of cave diving
- Cave diving communication
- Control cave diving skills
- General cave diving procedures
- Complex cave navigation procedures
- Cave maps and symbols
Typical course itinerary
Travel & Theory
- Transfer from Phuket to Resort in Thungyai
- Cave Theory
Dive 1, Dive 2 and Dive 3
Dive 4, Dive 5 and Dive 6
Dive 7 & Dive 8
- Dive 9 & Dive 10
Dive 11 & Dive 12
Dive 13 & Dive 14
Dive 15 & Dive 16
Back to Phuket
- Check out from resort and transfer back to Phuket
The single student PADI Full Cave course consists 9 days with 7 days diving and costs 98,000 THB.
Included are the PADI Full Cave certification, accommodation and gas.