Any Open Water Scuba Instructor who wants to deepen his/her knowledge and acquire new specialized skills in any of the different fields of the dive spectrum. Becoming an MSDT will make you more marketable in the diving industry and makes it easier for you to find work as an instructor.
To qualify for training on your PADI Specialty Instructor Course, you must:
• Be at least 18 years old
• Be certified as a diver for at least six months
• Have 100 logged dives that include experience in night, deep and navigation diving to participate in the Specialty Instructor Development Course.
• Be certified as a PADI Instructor or be an instructor in good standing with another training organization
• Be fit for diving and submit a medical statement signed by a physician within the last 12 months
• Have proof of CPR and First Aid training within the last 24 months (The Emergency First Responder course meets this requirement)
Our MSDT Specialty Instructor Course package will assist you on meeting all these prerequisites
Why do it with us?
Our MSDT Internship includes training in 5 PADI Specialty Instructor areas, resume workshops, Marine Resource Management seminars, Oxygen Provider Instructor and assisting experienced instructors on courses to build up your experience and certifications.
Our diving internships are aimed at providing you with the education and experience to find a rewarding career in the dive industry.
Continuing your dive instructor education with us gives you the advantage of several locations to choose the direction and strengths you wish to develop with your dive career. You can work here in Alona as well as Moalboal or Malapascua, in one of our dive center shops.
We will teach you the latest teaching techniques right from your booking with access to our unique on line learning video presentations, theory assessments and knowledge reviews, through to extensive use of the latest digital products and teaching techniques during your IDC. See how our schedule incorporates revision for theory and skills, plus extra training in emergency procedures, accident management and oxygen provision. Plus we also include a seminar on coral reef ecology with a FREE Marine Resource Management seminar. All extra information to make you a better instructor.
Add to your IDC PADI Specialty Instructor training and the Master Scuba Diver Trainer (MSDT) internship, bridging the gap from the classroom to real life teaching. The MSDT course has been a springboard for many into successful careers in the dive industry, developing that initial experience that can look great on a resume.
Generally you can choose any of the specialties you want to be teaching yourself in the future.
To be an MSDT you need to have 5 specs. The cost of one spec is 7500 php,
a package of 5 is 25000 php. After there is a registration cost to pay to PADI Office, same as you pay for the instructor exam. This is not for the dive center, nor for the course director.