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Specialty Instructor Courses
You can get trained in any PADI Specialty Course
including distinctive specialities


After finishing your IDC and becoming an instructor you might want to consider teaching divers a wider variety of diving courses. A good option is to be able to teach PADI Specialties. Teaching specialty courses greatly improves your employment prospects and earning possibilities as an instructor as well as it makes teaching diving more rewarding and fun as well as it allows you to convey your enthusiasm and interest in specialized diving activities to your students.

Specialty instructor course length and price vary depending on the number of dives and the complexity of the course. The course fee does not include PADI materials and PADI application fees. To get a good deal on specialty prices you might consider our MSDT Prep program, that includes five specialty instructor courses in one package.

Equipment & Materials

Depending on the specialty course you are doing you might need some specialised equipment. This is though not true for every specialty course. For example, in sidemount specialty you will need a different configuration of regulators and BCD (wing and harness), for full face mask specialty you need a full face mask etc. Mostly you can rent the gear you do not have but would need for these courses from us.

For details on what specialised dive gear is needed for certain courses, as well as PADI teaching materials please see pages with detailed description of these courses or contact us for more details.


Course duration varies from a couple of hours to one day or even more depending upon how many knowledge development, confined, open water sessions are included in the course. Specific courses (such as ice, altitude, wreck, etc.) are not available on all locations where we offer instructor training. Please note that some specialty instructor courses have the user level certification as a prerequisite.

Altitude Diver
AWARE Fish Indentification
AWARE Shark Conservation
Boat Diver
Cavern Diver
Deep Diver
Digital Underwater Photography
Diver Propulsion Vehicle
Drift Diver
Dry Suit Diver
Emergency Oxygen Provider
Enriched Air Nitrox
Equipment Specialist
Free Diver
Full Face Mask Diver
Gas Blender
Ice Diver
Multilevel & Computer Diver
Night Diver
Recompression Chamber
Search & Recovery Diver
Self Reliant Diver
Semiclosed Rebreather
Sidemount Diver
UW Communication with a FFM
Underwater Naturalist
Underwater Navigator
Underwater Videographer
Wreck Diver