Age + 18 YRS
Price €85 TO 700

Master Scuba Diver Trainer is the ultimate goal for recreational divers. This rating shows commitment, dedication and a willingness to continue your education. Learn from your PADI Course Director how to teach five PADI specialities to your students. Once you complete five specialities you are eligible to apply for the rating of PADI Master Scuba Diver Trainer. The MSDT rating is given when you certify 25 student courses at any level.  These speciality courses can be completed immediately after completing the PADI Instructor Examination(IE).

What will you learn?

Employers are demanding more and more these days from their Instructors. Complete five Instructor specialities and once certified, you can teach these specialities enabling you to widen your course offer. Once you have certified twenty-five students, you can apply for your Master Scuba Diver Trainer, the next step on the Instructor ladder. You will be taught how to teach the speciality, the standards associated with the course, along with tips and advice in marketing these courses.

Why stop at five specialities, we have over twenty Instructor specialities to offer Fish ID, AWARE Shark Conservation Diver, Boat*, Deep, DPV*, Drysuit**, Emergency Oxygen Provider, Equipment Specialist, Multilevel, Sidemount, Naturalist, Navigation, Night, Nitrox***, Digital Photography****, Search and Recovery, Wreck Diver and Cavern.

  • *extra charges apply
  • **must bring own drysuit,
  • ***need to be certified as Nitrox diver – can be taught in conjunction with the course at additional cost
  • **** you can hire a camera from us at an extra charge, if you own a suitable one, please bring it with you.

Apply for a Free IDC Information Pack at

What learning materials do you require?

The basic Instructor Course Guides are included in your IDC Crew Pack. You will require the Specialty Instructor Course Guides, either as a CD version, Manual or paper version.

What does this enable me to do?

Teach Specialties as soon as you receive your PADI certification.


  • OWSI or higher, or completed an IDC program within the last 12 months.
  • Participant must be 18 years of age
  • A medical statement, signed by a physician within the last 12 months


Depends on which Specialty package you choose.


  • 1 Speciality –      € 85.00
  • 5 Specialities –   € 385.00
  • 10 Specialities –  € 700.00

Speciality Instructor Guides can be purchased from PADI or purchased directly from us.

Basic MSDT PADI Certification Fee

Click on PADI FEES for cost details. Extra specialities will be charged at an additional certification fee by PADI.

How do I book?

Check out the IDC Value Package prices here!

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