You may be in cozumel and have to teach a PADI Multilevel dive specialty course. It can be Exploring and Diving a Wreck in Puerto Morelos, Diving and sharing the bull sharks dives in Playa del Carmen while you Teach Shark conservation specialty course, or Night Diving, Drift diving, teaching uw photography while visiting the Underwater Museum of Art in Cancun. whats about teaching people how to use Enriched air Nitrox while diving Cenotes in México (caverns or sinkholes underground).
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 Squalodivers for your PADI Course Director about a Master Scuba Diver Trainer prep course.
ister for IDC Online – PADI’s eLearning option that lets you study independently at your own pace before class. There are nine interactive knowledge development sections. Prestudy online saves classroom time, which allows more time for practicing the skills that distinguish you as a PADI Instructor.
Also, sign up for Dive Theory Online, if you haven’t already completed it or it’s been more than a year since you went through it. The program is a straightforward review of dive physics, physiology, skills, equipment and environment, plus using the Recreational Dive Planner (RDP). By successfully completing Dive Theory Online, you can get credit for the dive theory exam requirement during your IDC.
Visit a PADI Five Star Instructor Development Center or Resort to ask about an IDC.
Also, view the Instructor Development Calendar.
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