Dive Instructor Premier Package on Koh Lanta Island with Go Dive Lanta, Krabi, THAILAND

The Dive Instructor Premier Package Experience :

The Dive Instructor Premier Package

(Preparation, DCS, RRI, ITC)

For people looking to turn their hobby into a job, this course will start you on an exciting path to a career in diving.

Whether you choose to just continue your education or start a whole new career, being an Dive Professional is a very gratifying experience! Besides all the fun you will have, becoming a Dive Professional is personally and financially rewarding.

Starting down the dive instructor professional pathway provides many opportunities to develop your skills and further your diving career.



The 2 days Preparation Course which will refresh your dive theory and improve your pool and rescue skill demonstrations whilst ensuring you will be ready to go into the ITC with the confidence that your knowledge and skills are at the required level to pass the IE.



Enroll in a Dive Control Specialist program or enter the program as a Divemaster from any approved agency. After you are certified you can teach Scuba Skills Update, Snorkeling and Try Scuba (pool only) and you can even upgrade Training Specialist - a further step at your career ladder.



Qualify to teach courses from Basic First Aid through to Advanced First Aid, CPR, AED and O2 Administration. Diving and non-diving applications make this a versatile qualification with opportunities to instruct all over the world.

React Right is an internationally accredited First Aid training agency offering support and materials worldwide.



After achieving the Dive Control Specialist rating, you enroll in the Instructor Training Course. On successful completion you can attend an Instructor Evaluation. Passing earns you the Open Water Instructor. You can teach and issue certifications for Open Water Diver, Advanced Adventurer and other programs.



Before book Dive Instructor Premier Package

To enroll in a Dive Instructor Premier Package
(Preparation + Dive Control Specialist Course + React Right Instructor Course + Instructor Training Course)

  • Be at least 18 years old

  • Must have logged at least 60 open water dives totaling 40 hours or more.

  • Must hold the Divemaster rating or an equivalent rating from a recognized agency.

  • That qualifying certifications from other diver training organization may apply – ask our Instructor Trainer.


Prior to training, Instructor candidates must have completed an Instructor Training Record including:

  • Statement of Understanding

  • Professional Training Assumption of Risk and Liability Release

  • SSI Dive Professional Agreement


All candidates participating in professional level training must have digital copies of the following documents uploaded into ODiN before the nal certi cation(s) can be issued:

  • RSTC Medical Statement signed by a physician within one (1) year

  • Proof of CPR training within two (2) years

  • Proof of First Aid training within two (2) years

  • Proof of Oxygen First Aid training within (2) years


Please complete the following forms :

Please check the health requirements for this course.

Download a SSI Medical Statement and Questionnaire (pdf)​


Please Remember :

If you taking Dive Instructor Premier Package 
(Preparation + Dive Control Specialist Course + React Right Instructor Course + Instructor Traning  Course) you will need to stay on Koh Lanta at least 15 Days 14 Nights. Please find your accommodation here.


How to getting to Koh Lanta?

If you need transfer service please find more detail about transfer here.


What do I need to bring with me at Swimming pool / Beach / On the Boat?
  • Swimsuit

  • Towel

  • Sun lotion

  • Sunglasses

  • Camera

  • Your Scuba gear

  • At the pool / beach some money for lunch

  • Big Smiles


If you need to Flying after diving

for Recreational Diving please see information here.


What you will learn in Dive Instructor Premier Package?




The Dive Instructor Premier Package

(Preparation + Dive Control Specialist + React Right Instructor + Instructor Training Course takes 14 Days training.


  • Have logged at least 100 open water dives totaling 65 hours or more.

  • Complete and pass all requirements and evaluations listed in the Dive Control Specialist Instructor Manual.

  • Complete the water skills evaluation as outlined in the Dive Control Specialist Instructor Manual.

  • Complete a Dive Control Specialist nal exam with a passing score of 90%.

  • Complete and pass all requirements and evaluations listed in the Instructor Training Course Manual.

  • Complete the water skills evaluation as outlined in the Instructor Training Course Manual.

  • Complete the four (4) Instructor Training Course exams with a passing score of 90% on each.




Training Materials and Online Training program are designed so that you can learn the academics at your own pace when it is convenient for you. You can complete the academics online when you sign up for Online Training program, and then attend review sessions with our Dive Center.



In the relaxed and stress free environment of our swimming pool you will practice all skill exercises.



During your course you will participate in training dives which will last 40-60 minutes each.

you will apply the skills, combined with a guided tour to explore Koh Lanta's tropical reefs. Your instructor will show you a huge variety of tropical coral and fish. Clown fish, barracudas, lion fish, trumpet fish, groupers and many other marine creatures will greet you in their world.



Your experienced buddy and instructor understands your problems as a beginner and will be there  to assist you whilst under water.


Dive Instructor Premier Package
Starting from THB 60,100
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Rates are inclusive of :


  • All your training

  • Professional instruction fee

  • Guaranteed small class of ratio 8:1

  • Maximum 8 students to 1 instructor

  • Dive briefing

  • 1-3 Tank/day

  • Weights & Belt

  • Group insurance cover 1,000,000 THB


On The Big Boat

  • Breakfast

  • Lunch (Thai food buffet)

  • Tropical fruit

  • Drinking water

  • Soft drinks

  • Coffee & Tea

  • Electrolyte beverage


On The Speed Boat

  • Lunch

  • Tropical fruit

  • Drinking water

  • Soft drinks


Rates are Exclusive of :


  • Accommodation

  • Transport

  • Meals - only meals on boat trips are included

  • Instructor Evaluation (IE) fee

  • Instructor member fee yearly

  • Dive Control Specialist course manuals and work book

  • Dive Instructor course manuals and work book

  • React Right Instructor course manuals & work book

  • Enrich Air Nitrox Instructor course manuals & work book

  • Diving & Snorkeling Gear

  • Diving Insurance

  • Diving Torch Rental 200 THB/day

  • Dive Computer Rental 300 THB/day

  • Nitrox Tank 300 THB/tank

  • 15L Tank 200 THB/tank


Surcharges on the course rates apply for non-local dives sites :

  • Hin Deang - Hin Muang*

  • The 3 Adventure

  • Koh Yung


Surchages for Speed Boat 1,200 THB/diver/day 

Surchages for Big Boat 900 THB/diver/day 

Surcharges to be paid in the Go Dive office.


National Marine Park Fee :

The National Marine Park Fee will be added to your bill and is payable on or before the day of the trip. If your trips are not within the National Marine Park then you do not need to pay the Fee.


Dive Instructor Package Program itinerary


Arrival Day : Sign up at Go Dive Shop 1 day before start course.


Dive Control Specialist Course DCS (Day 1)

09:00 AM. DCS Course Introduction and Finishing Administration
10:00 AM. OWI Pre test
12:00 PM. Lunch

01:00 PM. The Role of the DCS

02:00 PM. The DCS as an Assistent Instructor

03:00 PM. Dive Professionals and the Diving Industry

04:15 PM Teaching Scuba Skills Update

05:15 PM. Assignment day 2 and end day 1


Dive Control Specialist Course DCS (Day 2)

08:30 AM. Pool skills evaluation

10:00 AM. Scuba Skills update incl. briefing – debriefing 2.45 hr 12.00 PM. History and Philosophy of SSI

01:00 PM. Lunch

01:30 PM. The SSI Educational System

02:45 PM. Teaching Academics

04:30 PM. Observation Academic presentation

05:30 PM. Teaching in the Pool/Confined Water

06:30 PM. Water Assignments day 3 and end day 2


Dive Control Specialist Course DCS (Day 3)

08:30 AM. Observation Pool session incl. briefing – debriefing

09:00 AM. Pool session incl. briefing – debriefing

11:30 AM. Teaching in the Open Water

12:30 PM. DCS and beyond

01:30 PM. lunch

02:00 PM. Academic presentation 1

04:00 PM. DCS theory exam

05:00 PM. Assignments day 4 and end day 3


Dive Control Specialist Course DCS (Day 4)

08:30 AM. Observation Open water session incl. briefing. – debriefing

09:00 AM. Open water session incl. briefing – debriefing

12:30 PM. Lunch

01:30 PM. Academic presentation 2

03:30 PM. Course evaluation

04:00 PM. Performance review


React Right Instructor Course RRI (Day 5)

08:30 AM. Introduction/Overview and Finishing Administration

10:30 AM. Primary Assessment

11:15 AM. Primary Stabilization Skills and Techniques

11:45 AM. Scuba First Aid Techniques

12:45 PM. Lunch

01:45 PM. Oxygen Provider

02:45 PM. AED

03:45 PM. Scenario’s

04:45 PM. Final Exam First Aid/CPR, O2, AED

05:45 PM. Course evaluation


Day off (Day 6)
Possibility to redo academic /confined water/open water


Instructor Training Course ITC (Day 7)
08:30 AM. ITC Course Introduction (+ paper work)

10:00 AM. SSI Dive Professionals, Business of Instruction & ODiN

12:30 PM. Lunch

01:30 PM. Your Role in Acquisition (mini-exam 1-3)

02:30 PM. Your Role in Development

03:30 PM. Your Role in Commitment (mini-exam 4-5)

04:30 PM. Your Role in Retention

05:30 PM. Assignments day 2 and end day 1 for ITC


Instructor Training Course ITC (Day 8)

08:30 AM. Watermanship part 1(100 m tow(5-10min); 25-50m under water swim)

09:00 AM. Pool session 1 & 2 incl. briefing–debriefing

12:30 PM. Lunch

01:30 PM. Teaching Entry Level Programs (part 1)

03:30 PM. Academic presentation 1 (OWD)

06:30 PM. Assignments day 3 and end day 2 for ITC


Instructor Training Course ITC (Day 9)

08:30 AM. Watermanship part 2 (700m swim(15-20 min);15 min tread)

09:00 AM. Pool session 3 incl. briefing – debriefing

11:00 AM. Stress & Rescue Workshop

12:30 PM. Lunch

01:30 PM. Teaching Entry Level Programs (part 2 incl. mini-exam 6-7)

03:30 PM. Academic presentation 2 (Stress & Rescue)

06:30 PM. Assignments day 4 and end day 3 for ITC


Instructor Training Course ITC (Day 10)

08:30 AM. Teaching Continuing Education

10:30 AM. EAN-seminar incl. EAN Final Exam

12:30 PM. Lunch

01:30 PM. Open Water - presentation 1 (briefing)

02:00 PM. Open Water - presentation 1

03:00 PM. Open Water - presentation 1 (debriefing)

03:30 PM. Open Water - presentation 2 (briefing)

04:00 PM. Open Water - presentation 2

05:00 PM. Open Water - presentation 2 (debriefing)

06:00 PM. Assignments day 5 and end day 4 for ITC


Instructor Training Course ITC (Day 11)

08:30 AM. Stress & Rescue seminar incl. Final Exam

10:30 AM. Practical and legal aspects

11:30 AM. The ITC and beyond (mini-exam 8-10)

12:30 PM. Lunch

01:30 PM. Open Water presentation 3 (briefing)

02:00 PM. Open Water presentation 3

03:00 PM. Open Water presentation 3 (debriefing)

03:30 PM. Stress & Rescue presentation (briefing)

04:00 PM. Stress & Rescue presentation

05:00 PM. Stress & Rescue presentation (debriefing)

06:00 PM. Assignments day 6 and end day 5 for ITC


Instructor Training Course ITC (Day 12)

08.30 AM. Academic presentation 3

11.30 AM. Course evaluation

12:30 PM. Lunch

01.30 PM. Dive Guide seminar incl. Dive Guide Final Exam

04:30 PM. Performance review


Day off (Day 13)
Possibility to redo academic /confined water/open water


Instructor Training Course ITC (Day 14)

09.00 AM. Possibility to redo academic /confined water/open water 03.00 PM. Travel to Phuket / Ko Phi Phi


Instructor Evaluation IE (Day 15)

Instructor Evaluation 08:00 -18:00 hr


Instructor Evaluation IE (Day 16)

Instructor Evaluation 08:00 -18:00 hr


Dive Trips suitable for this course :

Koh Ha, Koh Bida, Koh Phi Phi, HTMS Kled Kaew Ship Wreck, Koh Rok, 4 IslandsHin Deang - Hin Muang, The 3 Adventure, Koh YungThe Jetty, etc.


Remark :

** All itineraries & schedules are weather permitting, sea conditions, currents, tide, minimum numbers and may change without prior notice as the instructors see fit.

*** Rates are only valid for bookings paid via internet!.



Next Step >>

After your Open Water Instructor, you can start working towards Specialty Instructor. You can qualify by attending Specialty Instructor Seminars or co-teaching Specialty Programs with a qualified instructor. If you already hold Specialties as a Training Specialist, they will be automatically upgraded to Specialty Instructor.


Next Step >>
Specialty Instructor Course
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Go Dive Lanta is situated in Ban Saladan.


Once you arrive on Koh Lanta, finding the dive shop is very easy. our diveshop located in the heart of Saladan Town (Ban Saladan),

When you arrive at the passenger pier (Saladan Pier) turn right and walk along the road maybe 300 meters. our shop on the right side.


If you come from the resort, their is only one main road into Saladan. When you arrive at the north end of the road, turn left, the shop of Go Dive Lanta is located on the right side of this road maybe 200 meters.


If you come with Private Van or Share Mini Van, Please let the driver to send you at Go Dive Lanta Shop in Saladan Town.Visit the Go Dive shop for more information. It would be great to see you! Please call if you need further directions - The number below.


Go Dive Lanta โกไดฟ์ เกาะลันตา

6 Moo. 1 Saladan, Koh Lanta, Krabi, 81150 THAILAND

Office hours : 8:00 AM. - 8:00 PM. (Oct - Apr)

Phone : +6675-668-321, Fax : +6675-668-320 
Mobile : +6681-892-8321
WhatsApp & Line : +6681-892-8321
Facebook Messenger : m.me/godivelanta.gdl
E-mail : info@godive-lanta.com

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Tourism Authority of Thailand Licence No. 34/00105

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