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PADI Specialty Instructor Courses

Do you want your students to understand and preserve the health and beauty of the world’s fragile coral reefs? If so, you can become a PADI Naturalist or AWARE Fish ID Instructor, and get your student divers involved in protecting and understanding these delicate ecosystems.
Does the idea of exploring historical shipwrecks – and teach others to do so - send chills down your spine? Or you love gliding through the water with a scooter? Then become a PADI Wreck Diver or DPV Specialty Instructor.
Perhaps you love the challenge of capturing exotic underwater images and know you can interest potential new divers by promoting underwater photography. Teach the Digital Underwater Photographer course.

Whatever your passion, you can share it with others by becoming a PADI Specialty Instructor.

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Master Scuba Diver Trainer (MSDT)

Your ability to teach specialty courses will expand your options, but wouldn’t you like to be able to certify Master Scuba Divers? Get your Master Scuba Diver Trainer rating.
Then, you’ll be able to take your student divers to the highest rating they can achieve in recreational diving and you archieved the prerequisite to go on for the IDC Staff Instructor course at anytime.

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IDC Staff Instructor

Interested in assisting with PADI Instructor Development Courses (IDCs) or teach programs within the IDC? Become a PADI IDC Staff Instructor. You’ll be able to teach the Assistant Instructor Course in its entirety and assist with IDCs. You’ll get the thrill of mentoring prospective PADI Instructors candidates as they begin their Assistant Instructor training and the joy of guiding them through their instructor development in OWSI and on to the examination (IE).

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Technical Diving Instructor & User (TecRec)

If you’re looking for a real challenge, consider becoming a Tec Deep User/Instructor and a Tec Trimix User/Instructor. You’ll teach techniques for diving beyond recreational limits and you’ll become a better recreational dive instructor in the process. You can also ride the wave of interest in enriched air diving by becoming a Tec Gas Blender User/Instructor. You’ll increase your marketability because you’ll be able to even train dive center staff to provide gas mixes – giving them and their dive center the ability to sell goods and services to enriched air divers.
We also offer courses for SC Rebreather User & Instructor level.
And all infos regarding TecRec user & instructor courses are listed here: PADI TecRec.

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