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PADI Specialty Instructor Course

More scuba diving and more fun sharing what interests you – that’s what teaching specialty diver courses is all about. The best way to learn how to make your specialty diver courses really special is to take a specialty instructor course from our PADI Course Director. Specialty instructor courses provide teaching tips and hands-on experience that you can implement right away. With 25 standard PADI Specialty Diver courses, and numerous distinctive specialties, you have lots of choose from – so get going.

All PADI Instructors will benefit from taking specialty instructor training courses, especially those who are ready to step up to the Master Scuba Diver™ Trainer (MSDT) rating, which requires at least five PADI Specialty Instructor certifications.

PADI Assistant Instructors, PADI Instructors, and PADI Divemasters are eligible to enroll in certain specialty instructor courses. Some specialties have additional prerequisites and exit requirements – ask your PADI Course Director for details.

What will you learn?

You’ll learn new techniques to add to the experience you already have in a specialty area and have fun fine-tuning your skills and teaching methods. Plus, you’ll get great ideas for marketing your specialty diver courses.

PADI Pro Courses Price List

Diving Activity Duration Agency Price
Divemaster 3 - 4 Weeks PADI 36,500 THB
Assistant Instructor 1 - 2 Weeks PADI 20,000 THB
PADI Instructor 2 - 3 Weeks PADI 32,000 THB
Specialty Instructor 1 Week PADI 5,000 - 7,000 THB
Master Scuba Diver Trainer 1 - 2 Week PADI 18,000 - 28,000 THB
Staff Instructor 2 Weeks PADI 20,000 THB *
Emergency First Response Instructor 1 Day PADI 8,000 THB *

How can you get started?

Contact Crystal Waves Thailand, to purchase a PADI Specialty Instructor Manual – digital or paper version. The manual includes all standardized specialty instructor guides.

Enroll in a specialty instructor course at Crystal Waves Thailand a PADI Five Star Instructor Development Center.

Log on to the PADI Pros’ Site and check out How to Prepare a PADI Distinctive Specialty Course Outline or download a PADI Specialty Instructor Application.

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

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