The purpose of the PADI Self -Reliant Diver Specialty Courseis to recognize and accept the role of the buddy system and its contributions to diver safety while identifying and developing self-reliance and independence while diving.
There are two reasons for an experiecned diver to take the Self-Reliant course which include to develop the skills of planning and carrying out dives without a partenr when preferred or necessary and to sharpen skills of diving self-reliance, making the diver a stronger partner in a dive pair or team.
Divers will learn to develop the skills, knowledge and techniques necessary to rely on themselves first, whether or not they are diving with a partner, including the value and application of the buddy system, the philosophy of,and motivation for diving without a partner, Potential risks of diving alone and how to manage those risks, the value of equipment redundancy and what back-up equipment is needed and finally dive planning and gas management.
To participate in the course you need to be 18 years of age, PADI Advanced Open Water diver with 100 logged dives.The course duration is 2 days and includes a total of 3 dives.
Cost: 7000 Baht