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Diving courses

We teach in English, Nederlands, Francais, Deutsch, Thai ... and have the learning materials (books and video) in more languages including Swedish, Danish, Finish, Norwegian, Spanish, Italian

The prices include all, lunch, drinks, pick up from hotel, use of dive equipment, as well as the online books and the certificate. Our classrooms are at Bang Bao village or at the trainingpool at Lonely Beach. The confined water sessions are taught in the BB swimming pool or from the beach. For diving we go out with one of our BB boats. We guarantee the dives as long as the weather permits it, even if you are only one student.


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PADI Introductions

DSD: Discover Scuba Diving

1 day - 2 dives

'The experience' for non-divers who want to give diving a try.
First an introduction to the diving and safety, followed by a few exercises in shallow water. Then we guide you for 2 dives on the coral reef. Great introduction to the sea life…

PADI Courses

Scuba Diver

2 days - 2 dives

On the first day we show a video and explain diving theory, followed by water training in our own BB pool. The second day is a full diving day consisting of 2 dives. This gives you a limited certificate to dive to 12m, with guidance of a PADI professional. 

OWD: Open Water Diver

3 or 4 days - 4 dives

This is the one! OWD is the first course where you'll get a full certificate: your ticket to the underwater world. On the first day we go over the theory and we train skills in our swimmingpool. The next days you're ready to go out by boat for your first dives: 4 dives in total spread over 2 days on the coral reefs around Koh Chang or Koh Rang.

There are 2 options to prepare theory before travelling to Koh Chang:

1. Open water touch: this is de android version of the open water manual, it allows you to prepare all the theory, watch the video and prepare the quizzes and exams at home. When you start the course here, the instructor will correct the tests and explain the parts that you might have missed, and you are ready to jump in the pool. This OW option cost 15500 BHT in total.

2. Open water e-learning: the PADI e-learning lets you do the theory online before coming to train. It also corrects all the tests, leaving you an extra half day on your holiday to spend. The online learning is to be paid directly to PADI through the website, the extra cost is 145 AUS Dollar.
Check it out here:
PADI e-learning

Advanced Open Water

2 days - 5 dives

Improve on your diving skills with five specialised training dives. This is the best and most fun way to improve your dive style and feel confident in the water. Core dives are the deep dive and the navigation dive, for the other 3 you have a choice out of: night dive, digital photography, naturalist, multilevel, peak performance buoyancy, search and recovery…

EFR: Emergency First Response

1 day

EFR is a complete training in first aid and readiness to help out in emergencies, useful for every traveller and diver. It is an internationally recognized qualification. No water training, only theory and practical exercises. We train with official CPR mannequins and a defibrilator trainer.
New: we now also specialize in EFR for children, this as a half day course with CPR and first aid training for babies and children.

Rescue Diver

2/3 days

Learn how to manage dive accidents and assist divers in trouble. Training as a rescue diver is the first step in becoming a helpful buddy and a responsible diver. The first day is theory with video, then we go out for 2 diving days, we work you hard, but you will become a confident and strong diver!

PADI Specialty Courses

2 days - 4 dives

There is no better way to make your diving days interesting and learn more about your passion, learn all there is to know about… Nitrox, deep, night, navigation, naturalist, search and rec., uw photography…
It takes 2 days of diving to become a specialist in your field of interest


Dive Master

3 to 8 weeks

DM training is our BB speciality, every year we train many and are proud to bring some of the best dive masters to the diving business. All of them found work easily, and are currently working as divers all over the world. We offer a complete, tough but also fun training course, which covers all the aspects of 'the diving job'.
The DM training prepares you to guide divers, organize the diving, maintain equipment, help in the dive shop and assist in training sessions with an instructor. The DM training program can take from 3 to 8 weeks and consists of academic training, and 'in the field' assisting with every possible task there is to be found in and around diving. More about the DM course at BB divers here.

AI: Assistant Instructor

4 days

The assistant instructor (AI) can be organised according to your planning. It is a great preparation for the IDC and gives you more time to practise your teaching skills and get some experience before an IDC. +GAn AI is a valuable help in any dive centre-G.

IDC or instructor training

4 days

Become a PADI instructor, and work around the world!
The instructor training is given in two parts, 4 days assistant instructor, and 4 days instructor. IDC in 2014 takes place on 25th of November. Becoming a PADI dive instructor will change your way of life, being able to work any where in the world is for many a dream come true. The PADI license is widely recognized and one of the highest levels you can get in diving.
The IDC training at BBdivers is an extremely full training, with a very thorough preparation before, planned seperate for every candidate according to their experience. More about IDC at BB divers here.

Staff Instructor

8 days

Climb the PADI ladder!
To become a SI you have to assist an a complete IDC, where you ll learn how to teach some of the IDC theory. A SI can train assistent instructors, if they work at an IDC center.

The BB 'full package'

10 weeks - 60 dives

Take the challenge, ready to leave all worries behind, ... go for a full dive training from open water to Padi dive master, the start of a new and exciting career…
The full BB package is exactly what the name says..., we train you from beginning non -diver up to dive master, accommodation, books and full set of brand new dive equipment included, guaranteed at least 60 dives
Be sure that these will be 10 exciting weeks you`ll remember for a lifetime…