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
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.
Dependant on which and how many Instructor Specs you choose.
From $60 ( does not include method one application paid directly to Padi)
HOW CAN YOU START LEARNING NOW?
Browse the PADI Course Catalog for descriptions of PADI Specialty Diver courses.
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