Why Become a Master Scuba Diver Trainer?

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. Having the rating of a PADI MSDT makes you more valuable as an employee which makes it easier to find work. Once you’ve landed your dream job the MSDT rating gives you more variety in your teaching, allows you to certify more students and offers better income opportunities.

If you sign up for our incredible MSDT preparation program you will soon find that you can achieve the higher instructor rating of Master Scuba Diver Trainer and really get a head start.

Included in our IDC program are two free Specialty Instructor Courses*. To complete our MSDT prep program you will need to take an additional three Specialty Instructor Courses. We offer a special package of four interesting Specialties that can be completed after your IE in only three to five days; the perfect way to spend those days while you wait for your paperwork to be processed at PADI head office. You will explore the critters of the Dauin Coast but also have a diving day trip to world-renowned marine sanctuary Apo Island!

* Project AWARE Dive Against Debris and Emergency Oxygen Provider.

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Specialty Instructor Courses

At Instructor Development Philippines we can offer you a wide range of Specialty Instructor Courses including but not limited to:

  • Adaptive Techniques Instructor
  • AWARE Dive Against Debris Instructor
  • AWARE Shark Conservation Instructor
  • Boat Diver Instructor
  • Deep Diver Instructor
  • Digital UW Photographer Instructor
  • Drift Diver Instructor
  • Emergency Oxygen Provider Instructor
  • Enriched Air / Nitrox Instructor
  • Equipment Specialist Instructor
  • Fish Identification Instructor
  • Night Diver Instructor
  • Search & Recovery Diver Instructor
  • Sidemount Diver Instructor
  • U/W Naturalist Instructor
  • U/W Navigation Instructor
  • Wreck Diver Instructor

To qualify as a PADI Master Scuba Diver Trainer (MSDT), you must:

  • Be a PADI Open Water Scuba Instructor
  • Have certified at least 25 PADI Divers
  • Have five PADI Specialty Instructor ratings
  • Applying through a Course Director you only need 10 experience dives in each particular Specialty
  • To apply directly to PADI, provide proof of 20 dives in each particular Specialty and have certified a minimum of 25 divers before applying

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