Scuba Cat Diving, Phuket, Thailand Training Facilities
If you are planning on learning to Scuba Dive, proper, convenient training facilities will go a long way in helping ensure you have a relaxed, enjoyable time while making the best use of your holiday time, we are proud to have comprehensive diver training facilities.
Scuba Cat Diving, Phuket, Thailand has a three story classroom training centre in our main shop in the centre of the action of Patong beach, you will use a purpose built swimming pool for the professional levels. The PADI IDC classroom is dedicated to Professional levels. All the classrooms have air conditioning, DVD player, TV and wireless internet for your laptop computer. After 5 when the divers are back our Fun Pub provides a great place to recap the day’s fun and excitement.
Special PADI IE option for PADI 5 * CDC Centers
Candidates enrolled in five pre-and/or post-IDC courses (Pre-study, EFRI, Specialities etc.) OR candidates of a six-week career development program who successfully complete a PADI IDC, conducted by the CDC, may attend a PADI IE if they have been certified divers for at least six months, have logged 60 dives and are certified PADI Assistant Instructors (the PADI AI course is part of the new IDC).
CDC candidates who successfully complete a PADI IE and subsequently meet the 100-logged-dive certification requirement will be certified as PADI Instructors when their paperwork has been processed by PADI.
Boat Owner / Operators.
The dive boat is an essential and extremely important element of your ocean experience and a dive centre operating its own vessels is better able to ensure your comfort, safety and enjoyment. Boat ownership is truly a mark of a superior, professional operation. Scuba Cat Diving, Phuket, Thailand has been involved in boating services in Phuket since 1990 and presently own and operate three Scuba Diving vessels including a liveaboards , daytrip and a half day trip boat. During you IDC MV Scuba Sport will be the dedicated boat to be used for open water training, this boat will go to the actual site used for the PADI instructor exam so you get to prepare at the site you will be evaluated at.
Free Scuba Dives/ Free liveaboard experience
Compared to other dive centers, Scuba Cat Diving, Phuket, Thailand owns their own fleet of dive boats! Due to this, we offer our Career Candidates (IDC and Divemasters) Day trips and Liveaboard experience on one of Scuba Cat's own boats in the Andaman Sea.
Protection and enhancement of the marine environment is a duty and obligation for all dive operators. They must show the way both by action, education and commitment in all activities.
Scuba Cat Diving, Phuket, Thailand has long led the Phuket dive community with active involvement in many environmental initiatives: sinking of Marla’s Mystery creating Phuket’s first artificial reef (Nov. 2000), this year celebrating the tenth anniversary being local coordinator for International Reef Clean-up day, Phuket’s only active Reef Check team, active membership in both Green Fins and Go Eco projects and ongoing assistance with the Phuket Marine Biological Centre in conducting fish and coral surveys.
Scuba Cat Diving, Phuket, Thailand is a Padi 5 Star CDC Center and became Phuket's first PADI National Geographic Dive Center and Thailand's first Go Eco Operator. We don’t just talk about it- we do it! We are an active Eco Centre.
Scuba Cat Diving, Phuket,Thailand has two highly experienced, well respected PADI Course Directors, Scuba Cat Diving, Phuket Thailand's Instructor team is very experienced , most of them are PADI IDC Staff Instructors and PADI Master Instructors and have been teaching for several years.