Home / Education / Courses / 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. Specialty Instructor Contact Dive Shop Professional Specialty Instructor Contact Dive Shop Your Dive Shop Description 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 your local 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 to 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, instructor candidates in training, 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. Academic 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. Available Languages For information on other available languages please contact your PADI Dive Center. Getting Started Visit your local PADI Five Star Instructor Development Center or Resort to purchase a PADI Specialty Instructor Manual - digital or paper version. The manual includes all standardized specialty instructor guides. 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 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. 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.