5 Specialty Instructor
Dive more, have more fun and teach about your favorite subjects.
- Renewed PADI Assistant Instructor, PADI Instructor or have completed an IDC or Open Water Scuba Instructor (OWSI) program within the past 12 month.
About the course:
Specialty instructor courses provide valuable teaching tips for meeting the requirements of the course.
You can choose from any of the 27 standard specialty courses that PADI offers along with distinctive specialty courses your Course Director may offer. Having five specialty instructor ratings is a prerequisite for the Master Scuba Diver Trainer (MSDT) rating.
1) The Fun Part :
Whether it’s Ice, Deep, Photography, Enriched Air Nitrox or one of your own, PADI Specialty Instructors are out there scuba diving and training. Join the fun.
-As a PADI Specialty Instructor, challenge your students to become Master Scuba Divers
-Increase your marketability as a PADI Professional
2) What You Learn
You're on your way to becoming a PADI Master Scuba Diver Trainer with only five PADI Specialty Instructor ratings
You have three ways to become a PADI Specialty Instructor:
1.With a Course Director
2.Use your experience to apply directly to PADI
3.Write your own outline
Specialty Instructor Training course attendance is highly recommended. These courses provide valuable hands-on training, technique demonstrations, course marketing information, current PADI Standards information and, when applicable, instructor-level open water training.
3) What can you teach ?
Teach the PADI Specialties you like most!
4)Learning Materials You Need
PADI’s Specialty Instructor Manual includes the specialty instructor guides for all of PADI’s standardized specialties. The outlines are also available digitally on the Specialty Instructor Manual CD-ROM . Once registered, the digital specialty manual can be updated for a discounted price.