From fishermen to PADI Rescue Divers

Blue Guru are proud to share news on the development of 2 Thai twin fishermen who we last year trained as PADI Open Water divers with the aim of creating an alternative career path for them....

From fishermen to PADI Rescue Divers

This season Tam & Toom have been employed full time as Blue Guru dive centre assistants. They perform vital dive shop tasks such as compressor maintenance, filling tanks and loading/unloading/washing kit. They also guide our trekking/village tours giving customers a genuine insight to rainforest nature & local community life.

Another of their key contributions has been finding our exciting new unmarked offshore dive sites, which has opened up a range of nearby dive sites with healthy corals & great marine life diversity.

And in terms of their personal development ...

Tam & Toom successfully completed their Advanced Open Water training at the end of last year. Last month they became Emergency First Responders & PADI Rescue Divers. 

Their eagerness to learn is commendable - they are now developing their English speaking skills which is great for customer service & staff communications. Continuing to build their English language capability will also help them complete their Divemaster training next season and become truly effective ambassadors for local marine life conservation.