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SPECIALITY INSTRUCTOR Dive more, have more fun and teach your favourite courses.

The PADI Speciality Instructor Course at DIVE WIMBLEDON

Speciality instructor courses provide valuable teaching tips for meeting the requirements of the individual speciality course.

You can choose from any of the 27 standard speciality courses that PADI offers along with distinctive speciality courses your Course Director may offer. Having five speciality instructor ratings is a prerequisite for the Master Scuba Diver Trainer (MSDT) rating.

If you have a particular speciality subject that interests you? Write your own speciality! It’s easy and it gets you teaching scuba divers about things you like.

Course Overview

You are on your way to becoming a PADI Master Scuba Diver Trainer with only five PADI Speciality Instructor ratings

You have three ways to become a PADI Speciality Instructor:

  • With a Course Director
  • Use your experience to apply directly to PADI
  • Write your own outline for a new speciality course

Speciality Instructor Training course attendance with a Dive Wimbledon Course Director is highly recommended. These courses provide valuable hands-on training, technique demonstrations, course marketing information, current PADI Standards information and when applicable, instructor-level open water training.


PADI’s Speciality Instructor Manual includes the speciality instructor guides for all of PADI’s standardized specialties. The outlines are also available digitally on the Speciality Instructor Manual CD-ROM. 


  • Renewed PADI Assistant Instructor, PADI Instructor or have completed an IDC or Open Water Scuba Instructor (OWSI) program within the past 12 month.


Teach the PADI Specialties you like most.

Duration and Costs

For more information please contact Dive Wimbledon directly by phone or email and we will send through all our upcoming dates and costs