PADI Recreational Courses


Did you know that more than 70% of the world is covered in water? There is a breathtaking world out there with all diffrent types of species that you have never seen before….Why not come and experience the thrill and excitement of new challenges so DIVING.

SO...Why not come and join us today and get your PADI scuba diving certification! If you’ve always wanted to learn how to Scuba Dive, discover new adventures or simply see the wondrous world beneath the waves, this is where it starts.

Try Dive

If you have ever thought about diving and maybe you are a little apprehensive of what is involved.Why not come and do the try ‘A TRY DIVE’ is exactly what it says. It’s for those people that are short on time, or just want to check out diving out without any fuss. In the time it takes you to start to feel comfortable with all your scuba equipment you will have the fishes eating out of the palms of your hands. In your first underwater exploration of the underwater world you will discover the excitement and mystery of the feeling of underwater, Nothing compares to the “weightless” of the underwater world, only a diver knows that feeling. why not try and Discover Scuba Diving & feel it for yourself.

Discover Scuba Diving

Have you ever wondered what it’s like to breathe underwater. in Pattaya, If you want to find out but aren’t quite ready to take the plunge into a certification course, Discover Scuba Diving will let you try scuba to see if you like it. We at Jomtien Dive Center Pattaya offer two types of versions of this program either in a pool or out in confined open water a beautiful Island in Pattaya. So why not try this on your vacation here, While not an actual scuba certification, during the Discover Scuba Diving experience you’ll learn how to use scuba equipment in shallow water and get a quick and easy introduction to what it takes to explore the underwater world.

PADI Scuba Diver Course

Pattaya’s Scuba Diver program is a pre-entry level Padi certification that is perfect for people on a vacation, It’s basically designed for those people who haven’t got enough time to complete the Full Open Water Course or for those people who only plan to dive a couple of times a year, FUN FUN. With this Diving certification you can dive under the direct supervision of a professional Dive Guide, Padi Assistant Instructor or Padi Instructor or higher. So why not come and join us on your next vacation or dive trip and have a great day out earning yourself a qualification at the same time.

PADI Open Water Course

The PADI  Open Water Diver courses are one of the world’s most popular scuba diving courses, and over the years has introduced millions of people to the adventurous underwater diving lifestyle all over the world.Like all course you will start from the very beginning, developing your underwater scuba diving skills first in a confined environment and then with 4 open water dives.

The PADI  Open Water Diver certification allows you to dive up to a maximum of 18meters approx (60 ft)!! nevertheless this is just your first step in an exciting new world. As a brand new certified diver you’ll meet many new friends and enjoy new underwater adventures wherever you go in the World!
This is a life changing event! for you and a great challenge, so Why not step into the world of adventure and learn to Dive today With Jomtien Dive Center Pattaya. We also offer an extensive range of diving courses, With levels to suit everyone. If you simply want a small taste of diving, we offer many different types of courses which includes all PADI courses.


Be 10 years or older

  • (PADI eLearning requires a minimum age of 13 years due to international internet laws)

Whichever agency you choose to take your Open Water Course We at Jomtien dive Center Pattaya will support you all the way. Your Scuba Diving license is your ticket to exciting adventure in the underwater world and lasts for a lifetime. This 4 day Open Water Course including 5 dives

What’s involved? PADI Open Water courses are divided into modules and consist of five academic sessions – video and lecture, shallow water sessions – amidst the beauty of the islands’ sheltered beaches, and then four open water dives in the ocean.

What do I need to start?

Jomtien Dive Center Pattaya, provides all equipment you need All manuals and video’s to complete your training.
Read this medical questionnaire, if you can answer yes to any of the questions, you may require medical clearance to enroll on a diving course. Email us if you want more information.

How long will it take?

Typically the course takes between three to four full days, but rest assured, we will not rush you through the programme. Because the course is performance based, you will have plenty of time to practise your new skills prior to certification.
Typical Diary of the Open Water Diver Course Orientation Day- 5pm- 7pm: We start the OW Diver Course every day at 5pm when we get you to meet with your Instructor & the other guys on the course talk about what we’ll do for the next couple of days. Then we’re going to stick a video on & make you sit through it for just over an hour answering as many questions as you can in your Open Water manuals.

Diver Course every day at 5pm when we get you to meet with your Instructor & the other guys on the course talk about what we’ll do for the next couple of days. Then we’re going to stick a video on & make you sit through it for just over an hour answering as many questions as you can in your Open Water manuals.

PADI Open Water Course

Day/Time Day 1 Day 2 Day 3
Day 1 8:30 am-11.30am Theory Modules 1,2+3- Sitting over breakfast & coffee your Instructor will talk about what you learnt so far on the video, why you need to know it, & when you will do it. We have a few quizzes to do at the end of each module.
1pm- 5.30pm: We’ll go into the swimming pool & do what is called shallow water confined. We’ll start in a depth you can stand up in & then work to a maximum depth of no more than 3 meters by the end of the afternoon. 8:30am We’re off on the boat to do 2 dives at 2 different dive-sites to reach a maximum depth of no more than 12 meters. We’ll do a number of skills that you have already learnt in the pool. remember we did the day before in shallow water, in slightly deeper water & generally go out & explore the reef, look at fish & try & get to grips with your buoyancy control. 8:30am Out on the boat again time to look at some of our best dive sites. Maximum depth 18 meters. You might see big schools of barracuda, trevally, groupers, batfish & turtles if your lucky you might even get to see a few bamboo sharks! totally harmless.
Final Exam. then you have completed your open water course Congratulation.

you need to get 75% in this multiple choice exam & then you’ll then be certified as an Open Water Diver which will entitle you to dive at all the wonderful places you could ever imagine down to a maximum depth of 18 meters!

Now what?

After successfully completing the Open Water Diver programme, you’ll be issued with your Open Water Diver certification card. This internationally recognised credential is your ticket to the diving world. Congratulation !!!!!! After that You may also want to continue your dive education with an Advanced or Speciality Diver course to allow you to explore more dive opportunities.