Chris Owen:     Instructor Trainer Qualifications

PADI Course Director Chris Owen on Phuket, Thailand

PADI Instructor Trainer - Indepth Dive Centre Phuket

  • eCCR Rebreather
  • Emergency Oxygen Provider
  • Fish ID
  • AWARE – Shark Conservation
  • Enriched Air Diver
  • Dolphin/Atlantis Rebreather Diver
  • Wreck Diver
  • Search & Recovery Diver
  • Drift Diver
  • Underwater Naturalist Diver
  • Dive Propulsion Vehicle (DPV)
  • PADI Boat Diver
  • PADI Multilevel Diver
  • Underwater Photography Diver
  • Underwater Navigator
  • Night Diver
  • Deep Diver
  • Digital Underwater Photography
  • Dive Centre Employee – Distinctive Speciality
  • AED Instructor – Distinctive Speciality
  • First Aid for Hazardous Marine Life Injuries – Distinctive
  • Oxygen First Aid – Distinctive Specialty
  • Course Director
Chris Owen PADI TecRec Instructor Trainer on Phuket, Thailand

DSAT Instructor Trainer - Indepth Dive Centre Phuket

  • Trimix Gas Blender
  • EANx Gas Blender

EFR Instructor Trainer - Indepth Dive Centre Phuket

  • Primary and Secondary Care – Adults
  • CPR & AED
  • Care for Children
  • EFR for the Work Place – pending
Chris Owen DAN Oxygen Provider Instructor Trainer on Phuket, Thailand

Divers Alert Network Instructor Trainer

  • DAN SEAP – AED
  • DAN SEAP – First Aid for Hazardous Marine Life Injuries
  • DAN SEAP – Oxygen Provider
  • DAN SEAP – BVM
  • DAN SEAP – MTV 100
  • DAN USA – Automatic External Defibrillator
  • DAN USA – Basic Life Support for Dive Professionals
  • DAN USA – Advanced Oxygen First Aid for Scuba Diving Injuries

Chris Owen:     Instructor Ratings

PADI Instructor / Speciality Instructor Ratings

  • AED – Distinctive
  • Aid for Hazardous Marine Life Injuries – Distinctive
  • Trimix Gas Blender
  • Semi Closed Circuit Rebreather – Atlantis
  • eCCR Rebreather
  • AWARE - Fish Identification
  • AWARE - Shark Conservation
  • Under Water Photographer
  • Dive propulsion Vehicle (DPV)
  • Marine Resource Management – Distinctive
  • Coral Reef Conservation
  • Staff Instructor
  • Master Instructor Diver
  • Equipment Specialist
  • Search & Recovery Diver
  • Boat Diver
  • Enriched Air Diver
  • Oxygen First Aid – Distinctive
  • Peak Performance Buoyancy
  • Wreck Diver
  • Underwater Navigator Diver
  • Underwater Naturalist
  • Drift Diver
  • Deep Diver
  • Master Scuba Diver Trainer
  • Medic First Aid Instructor
  • Open Water Scuba Instructor
  • Dive Centre Employee
Chris Owen Emergency First Response Instructor Trainer on Phuket, Thailand

EFR Instructor Qualifications

  • Primary and Secondary Care – Adults
  • CPR & AED
  • Care for Children
  • EFR for the Work Place – pending
Chris Owen Divers Alert Network (DAN) Oxygen Provider Instructor Trainer on Phuket, Thailand

Divers Alert Network Instructor Trainer

  • Primary and Secondary Care – Adults
  • CPR & AED
  • Care for Children
  • EFR for the Work Place – pending

Commercial Diving Qualifications:

  • Dive Medic Technician
  • Envirodive Services: Recreational Nitrox Gas Blender Instructor

Medic related Qualifications:

  • Advanced Resuscitation – including CPR
  • Automatic External Defibrillation
  • Occupational First Aid
  • Entonox Administration

Scuba Equipment Technician Qualifications:

  • Scubapro - Technical Educational Seminar
  • Aqua-lung - Repair, Maintenance and Servicing US Divers

Technical Diving Qualifications:

TDI:

  • Poseidon CCR Rebreather Air Deco 45m

ANDI:

  • Certified Gas Blender
  • Service Technician
  • Complete Safe Air User

Sport Diving Qualifications:

PADI:

  • eCCR Rebreather – Poseidon eCCR
  • Semi-Closed Rebreather Diver
  • Divemaster
  • Wreck Diver
  • Master Scuba Diver
  • Search & Recovery Diver
  • Underwater Navigator Diver
  • Deep Diver
  • Night Diver
  • Rescue Diver
  • Advanced Open Water Diver
  • Open  Water Diver
  • AWARE Shark Conservation

BSAC:

  • Novice II
  • Novice I

 

Diving Employment History 1993 Onward

DatesCompanyPosition Description
Jan 2010 - PresentIndepth Dive Centre - PADI 5* IDC S-36108CEOActive PADI Course Director for Indepth
Jan 2009 – Dec 2009Kon Tiki Divers - PADI 5* IDC S-2424ManagerManager of Instructor Development, Training and Education
Jan 2005Sea Bees - S-34017ManagerManager PADI Instructor Development - Phuket
Mar 2004Warm Water Divers - S-18627DirectorDirector: Training and Education
Jun 2001Warm Water Divers - S-18627ManagerManager of Instructor Development, Training and Education responsible for the whole educational and training side of Warm Water Divers: including Managing / hiring / firing Instructors, course pricing, course marketing etc.
Jul 2000Indepth Instruction Co. Ltd.Founder & Managing Director
May 2000Warm Water Divers - S-18627Manager / Course DirectorManager of Instructor Development, Warm Water Divers S-18627: Full time Course Director running 12 IDCs a year Phuket.
Jan 1998 - Dec 1999Own BusinessGeneral Manager / InstructorGeneral Manager and Instructor of own Scuba business – Pattaya/Bangkok
IDC Staff for Dive Asia’s IDC programs: 10 total
Mar 1996 - Jan 1998Dave’s Divers’ Den – PattayaManager / Lead instructorManager and lead instructor for the recreational scuba diving division of Sea and Oilfield Services.
Jan 1994 - Jan 1996Mermaid’s Dive Centre – 5* IDC Centre, PattayaManager / Lead instructorManager and Lead instructor
Oct 1993 - Jan 1994Chang Divers - Ko SamuiInstructor
Nov 1992 - Sep 1993B & J Dive Centre – 5* IDC Centre Tioman island – Malaysia.
Trip Leader / Dive MasterGeneral trip logistics, including organization and running of day trips, dive equipment maintenance, etc.