VIP Open Water Diver

SSI Open Water Diver - VIP Private Course

Learn At Your Own Pace

If you appreciate a personal touch and a possibility to learn at your own pace, the VIP Open Water Course is the choice for you.

On this course you will get your private instructor to guide you through the academic sessions, confined water practice, and four open water dives either on our home reef or in the beautiful bays of Koh Tao. The full course takes about three days, and then you can go on to gather more experience on fun dives or continue your education on our Specialty courses!

After this course you will be certified to dive down to a maximum of 18 metres with a dive buddy, and ready to adventure further!

Start Learning Today

You can begin your studies for free by registering on the SSI web pages.

  • Who can take this course?

    • Minimum age 10 years old
    • Able to swim 200m
    • If you clear the medical questionnaire with only “NO” answers, you can sign up. Please consult your physician if you get any “YES” answers before diving
  • Duration

    • 3 days
  • Price includes

    • 4 dives
    • Equipment rental
    • Online materials - Rental kit (Online access to the digital training materials 3 months prior the certification)
    • Light refreshments on the boat; tea, coffee, water, fruits
    • Log book
    • Digital certification
  • Online training

    Download the SSI appOur course price includes rental kit version of the  Online training that can be used with an internet browser 6 months prior your certification. However we recommend our students to upgrade their materials to diamond access. Benefits:

    • Download the SSI appLifetime Online & Offline access to digital training materials
    • 2-year access to the Digital Divelog on the DiveSSI app
    • Downloadable to 3 different devices

    Upgrade to diamond access +1,000 THB / course

    If you change your mind later and want to upgrade to diamond access, please email us This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.



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  • 16.000 THB
Upon booking you are required to pay a deposit of 2.000 THB.

Upgrade to diamond online training access

Lifetime Online & Offline access to the digital training materials
  • 1.000 THB

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