Technical Diving in the Philippines
It may not be possible to create a commercial dive program that also qualifies as recreational, but Ligaya Resort and Dive Center comes close. Last week’s profile of a New Jersey underwater welding school is half a world away from the program that we are profiling this week. One of the finest underwater diving schools in the Philippines, Ligaya Resort and Dive Center provides a full range of complete diving courses and specialty training in partnership with Philippine Technical Divers.
This underwater diving school is situated at the heart of Batangas and right within Anilao, a two-hour drive from Manila – Ligaya is a resort and a diving school with a vast marine sanctuary that includes islands, coves, reefs, and drop-offs a perfect treat for unwinding and great spot for polishing your diving skill.
No Substitute for Commercial Diving School
The Ligaya Dive Center is certainly not designed to turn people into commercial divers, however; if you are considering taking up a career in commercial diving, but have limited experience in the ocean, you could always plan your next vacation at this dive center in the Philippines. To get a taste of the types of tasks that professional divers perform.
You would get the opportunity to relax and learn recreational diving with your family, but you would also be able to get a taste of technical diving (also know as Tec diving). Technical diving is more demanding than recreational diving and can be quite a bit more dangerous too. As a first taste of the skills that will be learned at underwater welding schools, you could take one of Ligaya’s technical diving courses wreck diving or cave diving. The dive center also offers standard courses in nitrox, trimix and re-breather diving.
Technical Diving with Confidence
Ligaya takes pride in providing the purest breathing gases. They claim to produce air using only the best compressors, special filters, and the right adsorbents. Then they store them in several huge interconnected high-pressure cylinders called an air bank. This means that they always have full tanks available and ready for your next dive, no matter how many dives you make in a day.
They provide speedy and comfortable transport to your dive sites because they operate their own speedboats. After your dive they will get you back to Ligaya for a shower and a luscious meal.
In addition, Ligaya is also great for learning about marine life; their diving areas have rich aquatic life that will offer a great deal of fun, excitement, and education for all of the students.
Learn a Vocation while you are on Vacation
If you would eventually like to land a commercial diving job, you will be required to undergo proper diving skill training and enhancement programs with accredited diving academies and professionals in the field. Why not do some of the learning while you are on vacation with Ligaya’s team of experts who will help facilitate the training and systematic hands-on demonstration of recreational and technical diving skills. This diving center and resort could provide the perfect opportunity for you to find out in a safe and low-pressure environment whether you the career of underwater welding would be worth pursuing.