Here at Mermaids 5 Star CDC (Career Development Center) center in Jomtien, Pattaya and Bangkok, Thailand, we are able to offer you a long list of courses, from beginner through to the highest levels as an Instructor.

Whether you are a beginner or professional, we ensure that the courses are built around you and your learning needs.

If you want more information on any details of a course or in general, just send us an email and we will get right back to you

List all courses we teach:

PADI Bubblemaker

The PADI Bubblemaker program is for boys and girls age 8 and above. It’s fun, easy and safe. The PADI Bubble maker program is a way for youngsters to join in the family fun of scuba diving or even start a trend! Children should be OK in the water, but they don’t have to be super swimmers since the maximum depth is only 2m/6 ft.

PADI Seal Team

The PADI Seal Team is for young divers who are looking for action-packed fun in a pool by doing exciting scuba “AquaMissions.” Have you ever wondered what it’s like to dive with flashlights, take digital pictures underwater or float effortlessly like an Astronaut? These are AquaMissions. You will learn about safe diving and you can try AquaMissions. Like wreck, navigation, buoyancy, underwater photography, environmental awareness and more. Here’s your chance to do some cool stuff in the pool, meet friends and share in the adventure of the underwater world.

Discover Scuba Diving

The PADI Discover Scuba Diving experience let’s you safely view the underwater world in only one day. We will teach you the basics of diving at one of the beaches, and our qualified PADI Instructors will lead you on an exciting tour of the fringing islands reefs.

PADI Scuba Diver

This Certification is for those who do not have the time to do a full course, but wish to do part of the education and training as well as continue later on without having to do all from scratch.

PADI Open Water Course

The PADI Open Water Course is a four day program earning the diver an internationally recognized license. After completing this course you’ll be qualified to join dive trips, and rent scuba equipment, all over the world. The course can be done on four consecutive days, any two weekends, or scheduled to your convenience.

PADI Advanced Open Water Course

Welcome to the PADI Advanced open Water Course. As a certified diver, you’ve probably already discovered that scuba diving is more than just getting wet. It is a vehicle to a wide range of activities and interrelated skills that create adventure, fun and recreation for people wide interests. You may have a growing interest in underwater photography which is becoming ever popular these days – maybe a desire to explore new shipwrecks or just dive that little bit deeper.

PADI Specialities

In all diving and diving environments you will feel the need to improve certain skills as well as knowledge. PADI offers a large range of Specialities that can help you to improve these skills as well as let you discover new ways of diving. PADI Specialities are split into Adventure Dives or Full Speciality Courses, the Adventure dives gives you a taste of the speciality as well as basic skills, needed to take the Full Speciality Courses.

PADI Emergency First Response

Take a step toward emergency preparedness and meet PADI Rescue Diver prerequisites with Emergency First Response. As one of the foremost international CPR and first aid training companies, Emergency First Response gives you the confidence to respond to medical emergencies — not just in the diving world, but in your every day world with your family, friends, neighbors and coworkers too.

PADI Rescue Diver Course

Challenging and rewarding best describes the PADI Rescue Diver course. This course will expand your knowledge and experience level. Rescue Divers learn to look beyond themselves and consider the safety and well being of other divers. Although this course is challenging, it is a rewarding way to build your confidence. Rescue Diver training will prepare you to prevent problems and, if necessary, manage dive emergencies. Many divers say this is the best course they’ve ever taken

PADI Master Scuba Diver Course

Join the best of the best in recreational scuba diving. Live the dive lifestyle and explore the underwater world like never before. Do it by becoming a PADI Master Scuba Diver – a rating that puts you in a class of distinction. You earn it by diving it, writing your ticket to endless adventure through the experience and training that set you apart as a PADI Master Scuba Diver.
With the PADI Master Scuba Diver rating, you’ve reached the highest non professional level in the PADI System of diver education. It means that you’ve acquired significant training and experience in a variety of dive environments.

PADI Divemaster Course

Your adventure into the professional levels of recreational diving begins with the PADI Divemaster program. Working closely with a PADI Instructor, in this program you expand your dive knowledge and hone your skills to the professional level. PADI Divemaster training develops your leadership abilities, qualifying you to supervise dive activities and assist instructors with student divers.
During the PADI Divemaster program, you learn dive leadership skills through both classroom and independent study. You complete water skills and stamina exercises, as well as training exercises that stretch your ability to organize and solve problems. You put this knowledge into action through an internship or series of practical training exercises.

PADI Assistant Instructor and PADI Open Water Instructor

Are you looking for something extraordinary? To do something others can only dream of? To open doors you didn’t even know existed? All of this, and more, awaits you as a PADI Open Water Scuba Instructor.
Be part of the magic and adventure of scuba diving. Start today to become part of the way the world learns to dive. Become a PADI Instructor.

PADI Speciality Instructor Course

A PADI Specialty Instructor dives more, has more fun and teaches about favorite subjects. Don’t see a specialty on a subject that interests you? Write your own specialty! It’s easy and it gets you teaching divers about things you like. Whether it’s Ice, Deep, Photography, Enriched Air Nitrox or one of your own, PADI Specialty Instructors are out there diving and training. Join the fun.

PADI Master Scuba Diver Trainer Course

You tell your students to aim for PADI Master Scuba Diver. You also want to tell them that you can take them all the way there because you’re a PADI Master Scuba Diver Trainer. The Master Scuba Diver Trainer rating sets you apart from other dive instructors by showing your commitment to continuing your dive training and being prepared to help others continue their training as well.
You’re a new instructor? Just finished the IE? No problem. See your Course Director for PADI Specialty Instructor Training and the Master Scuba Diver Trainer Prep Course.

PADI IDC Staff Course

As a seasoned PADI Instructor, you have wisdom and experience to share with up-and-coming PADI leaders. And, you know that continuing your education never ends. As an Instructor Development Course (IDC) Staff Instructor, you help bring up the next generation of PADI Instructors while gaining in-depth instructor-trainer knowledge. Because IDC Staff Instructors are an integral part of the PADI IDC, you set the stage for moving on to PADI Course Director as you present topics in the IDC and help shape PADI Divemasters and Assistant Instructors into PADI Open Water Instructors.
In addition to all the courses you can teach as a PADI Instructor, you can also:

  • Teach PADI Assistant Instructor courses.
  • Assist PADI Course Directors in conducting the PADI Instructor Development Course.
  • Assist PADI Course Directors in conducting instructor-level continuing education.

PADI Master Instructor Rating

Be recognized as one of the elite dive educators – PADI Master Instructor. PADI Master Instructors embody the essence of a true dive professional having demonstrated a thorough understanding of the PADI system of diver education, and put it into practice by training 150 or more PADI Divers. They are dive industry leaders who help to shape the development of future dive courses.
The PADI Master Instructor rating is unique in the PADI System – it is the one rating that you do not earn through training. You earn it by exemplifying what it means to be a PADI Instructor in what you do.

PADI Course Director

PADI Course Directors are instructor trainers who conduct PADI Instructor Development Courses and other instructor-level training, holding the highest and most respected rating in recreational scuba diving. Those who join this elite group of professionals pass through a stringent screening process that examines their experience and training just to get into the demanding, intense two week Course Director Training Course. Rise to the top. Reach for the PADI Course Director rating.