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Speciality Instructor and MSDT

  • PADI SPECIALTIES & MSDT

    Once you become a Padi Instructor you will surely want to continue your education through the ranks. Learning to teach Padi Specialties is a fantastic way of achieving the next level whilst enhancing your teaching opportunity’s. Teaching Padi specialties adds to your employment C.V, whilst also makes your day at the office more rewarding as you are teaching courses that are more specific to yours and your students

    HOW DO YOU EARN THIS RATING?

    The PADI Master Scuba Diver Trainer rating sets you apart as a dive instructor who takes continuing education seriously and is committed to teaching a variety of courses. (Potential employers like this.) Being an MSDT signifies that you’ve got the experience and certifications to offer all the training a diver needs to become a Master Scuba Diver – the ultimate recreational diver rating.

    WHO SHOULD TAKE THIS COURSE?

    All Padi Instructors can take the Speciality Courses, (some speciality courses may be taken by certified assistants), by choosing the method one application with a Padi Course Director enabling you to teach immediately after receiving authorization from their Padi office.

    All PADI Instructors who have certified at least 25 PADI Divers and have earned at least five PADI Specialty Instructor certifications can be Master Scuba Diver Trainers. This rating is the next step up the professional ladder and is a prerequisite for IDC Staff Instructor as well as for many TecRec Instructor ratings.

    WHAT WILL YOU LEARN?

    You will gain hands on teaching techniques in and out of the water on how to teach a quality course in your chosen areas of interest including;

    Boat Diving Instructor

    Tec Rec Instructor

    O2 Provider Instructor

    Drift Diver Instructor

    Wreck Diver Instructor

    Fish ID Instructor

    Naturalist Diver Instructor

    Altitude Diver Instructor

    Digital Underwater Photographer Instructor

    DPV Diver Instructor

    Equipment Specialish Instructor

    Gas Blender Instructor

    Depp Diver Instructor

    Navigational Instructor

    Night Diver Instructor

    Enriched Air Diver Instructor

    Search and Recovery Diver Instructor

    Multilevel Diver Instructor

    Full Face Mask Instructor

    Vietnam Nudibranch Instructor

    Vietnam Diver Instructor

    Emergency First Response Instructor

    Care for Children Instructor

    *Some of the above course have pre requisites.

    WHAT SCUBA GEAR WILL YOU USE?

    Depending on your chosen Padi Specialties you will gain more experience using the correct gear for the dives.   At Da Nang Scuba we have a fully stocked retail shop offering a wide range of scuba equipment from the basics of masks and snorkels to buoyancy control devices, wetsuits, fins, regulators and dive computers to reels, liftbags and spare air bail out cylinders. Taking a course with Da Nang scuba guarantees a 20% discount on any equipment purchased from Scuba Direct or Liquid Watersports or Liquid Watersports.

    SCHEDULING OPTIONS

    Dependant on which and how many Instructor Specs you choose.

    Contact Da Nang Scuba on scheduling options.

    PRICING

    From $60 ( does not include method one application paid directly to Padi)

    HOW CAN YOU START LEARNING NOW?

    Contact DN Scuba link.

    Browse the PADI Course Catalog for descriptions of PADI Specialty Diver courses.

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