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Dive more, have more fun and teach about your favourite subjects. 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. Having five specialty Instructor ratings is a prerequisite for the Master Scuba Diver Trainer (MSDT) rating.  

What is it?

Dive more, have more fun and teach about your favourite subjects. 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. Having five specialty Instructor ratings is a prerequisite for the Master Scuba Diver Trainer (MSDT) rating. 

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.

Apply for Specialty Instructor Rating directly to PADI

  • 20 experience dives in each particular specialty

  • Have certified at least 25 divers before applying

Specialty Instructor course with a Course Director

  • 10 experience dives in each particular specialty

  • Minimum number of certification not required

Prerequisites

  • Renewed PADI Assistant Instructor, PADI Instructor or have completed a PADI IDC or Open Water Scuba Instructor (OWSI) program within the past 12 month.

  • You will need to equip yourself with all the basic scuba gear and depending on which specialties you teach; you’ll need other specialty diving gear such as dive lights or underwater photography equipment.

Packages

Here at Blue Corner Dive we offer 3 different packages for completing your Specialty instructor ratings.

  • Any 5 PADI Specialties: Your choice of 5 specialties (excluding wreck), 5 days of diving inclusive of Lunch, water coffee and tea.

  • Any 10 PADI Specialties: Your choice of 10 specialties (excluding wreck), 10 days of diving inclusive of Lunch, water coffee and tea.

  • Road Trip: Any 5 PADI Specialties. Your choice of 5 PADI specialties (including wreck),10 dives inclusive of Lunch, water coffee and tea, accommodation for 4 nights (twin share), daily breakfast, transportation, and park fees. This is a Blue Corner Dive Exclusive trip to explore diving around Bali including Padang Bai, Tulamben, and Menjangan National Park.