Most Popular PADI Instructor Specialties
As a PADI Specialty Instructor, you can focus your teaching on your favorite types of diving.
Having trouble deciding which specialties to teach? Browse PADI’s most popular specialties that instructors like to teach:
Enriched Air Instructor
This is PADI’s most popular specialty course. You’ll be able to teach divers to plan and make no decompression dives using enriched air nitrox blends containing 22-40 percent oxygen.
Dry Suit Diver Instructor
A dry suit makes cold-water diving more enjoyable. You’ll be able to teach divers how to maintain a dry suit, and master the skills needed to safely dive dry.
Wreck Diver Instructor
Exploring a sunken ship is exhilarating, but not without the need for special equipment and techniques. You’ll be able to introduce divers to wreck diving in a safe, structured way, demonstrating proper safety techniques and procedures that make for a fun experience.
Night Diver Instructor
Night diving may be a little mysterious and scary for some divers, yet they want to try it. You’ll be able to train divers in the basics of night diving, making it a enjoyable experience.
Emergency Oxygen Provider Instructor
Providing emergency oxygen is an important first aid step for near drowning and decompression illness. You’ll be able to train divers and nondivers to provide oxygen in an emergency. There is no scuba diving prerequisite for this course.