Home / Education / Courses / Master Scuba Diver Trainer The ultimate recreational diver rating. All PADI Instructors who have certified at least 25 PADI Divers and have earned five or more PADI Specialty Instructor certifications can be a Master Scuba Diver Trainer. Master Scuba Diver Trainer Contact Dive Shop Professional Master Scuba Diver Trainer Contact Dive Shop Your Dive Shop Description 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. (Potential employers like this.) Being an MSDT signifies that you’ve got the experience and certifications to offer all the training a diver needs to become a Master Scuba Diver – the ultimate recreational diver rating. All PADI Instructors who have certified at least 25 PADI Divers and have earned at least five PADI Specialty Instructor certifications can be Master Scuba Diver Trainers. This rating is the next step up the professional ladder and is a prerequisite for IDC Staff Instructor as well as for many TecRec Instructor ratings. Not there yet? Ask your PADI Course Director about a Master Scuba Diver Trainer prep course. Academic Available Languages For information on other available languages please contact your PADI Dive Center. Your Dive Shop More Courses Professional Divemaster Be a leader who mentors and motivates others. Gain dive knowledge, supervision abilities, and become a role model to divers around the world. Professional Assistant Instructor Start here to become a PADI dive Instructor. Share your passion with others and help them experience the same joy you have for scuba diving. Professional Open Water Scuba Instructor This is a two-part course - the Assistant Instructor (AI) course and the Open Water Scuba Instructor (OWSI) program. Become a better public speaker and get really good at demonstrating skills. Professional Specialty Instructor Teach a specialty course that interests you. Choose from, Deep Diver, Night Diver or Public Safety Diver course, just to name a few. There are 25+ standard PADI Specialty Diver courses to choose from. Professional IDC Staff Instructor This course provides you with in-depth knowledge of the instructor development process and prepares you to shape the next generation of PADI Professionals. Professional Master Scuba Instructor Get recognized as an elite scuba diving educator who, through dedication and hard work, has proven to be a dive industry leader.