PADI - Go Pro!
Career change? Change of lifestyle? Why not continue your love of scuba diving by becoming a fully qualified PADI Professional, helping others taking their first leap into the water.
Our "Go Pro" team is led by award winning Course Director, "Platinum" Matt Bolton, who has overseen our unique "mentoring" program. This program will have one of our experienced Instructors at the resort be assigned to you, to help offer advice, practical knowledge and answer any questions you have along the way.
Divemaster or Instructor, as a 5 Star PADI Career Development Centre, one of only 7 in Thailand, Crystal Dive offers first-class pro level dive education.
PADI Divemaster Course
Now we're getting serious! Thinking about a change of career?
As a PADI Divemaster you are a fully qualified PADI Professional, able to guide fun divers, assist Instructors and be a valuable member of any diving team.
Price: from 30,000 THB
PADI Instructor Course
The ultimate goal of all PADI Professionals is to become a fully qualified PADI Instructor.
Helping and guiding students of all levels progress through their own diving career is the most rewarding experience you can have.
Price: from 39,900 THB
PADI Master Scuba Diver Trainer (MSDT)
Be a "Cut above the Rest"..!!
Price: from 22,000 THB
PADI IDC Staff Instructor
The PADI IDCS course is one of the highest value qualifications within the diving industry.
Price: from 20,000 THB
Everything you need to know when planning your stay on Koh Tao.
Visa For Thailand
"Can I get an extended Thailand Visa for my Internship?". The latest visa news and advice on which type of visa is best for you. Embassies in each country have slightly different regulations when applying for a visa to visit Thailand.
PADI Medical / Insurance
"Do I need to take a medical examination to enrol in the Internship?". Information about the full PADI Medical Form (required by all divers) as well local hospitals, clinics, pharmacies and insurance included with each Internship.
Living Costs, Money, Banks, ATMs, Post Office
"So how much will it cost me to stay on Koh Tao?". Living costs on the island will vary depending on where and what you eat (and drink!). Koh Tao also has several ATMs, Banks, and a Post Office so all the facilites you need are here.
What Do I Need To Bring
"What will I need to bring with me for my Internship?". The main thing you'll need is a laptop / tablet for the Instructor Internship and for the Divemaster Internship, at least a smartphone. All PADI materials are now availabe in digital format.
"What are the accommodation options during my Internship?". The most cost effective way to stay on the island is to find a room just 'off resort' on a monthly rate. This will also give you a more settled environment for studying.
How To Get To Koh Tao
"How do I get to Koh Tao?". Your first stop in Thailand will (usually) be Bangkok Airport. Then there are several ways to travel down to the the island, depending on price, travel time etc. Take your pick of plane, train or automobile (bus actually!).