IDC Specialties

A PADI Specialty Instructor dives more, has more fun and teaches about favorite subjects.

Master Scuba Diver Trainer Course

Whether it’s Wreck, Deep, Underwater Photography, Enriched Air Nitrox, Search & Recovery, Night Diver, Navigation, DrySuit, Altitude, Drift Diver or Mixed Gas Blender – Our PADI Specialty Instructors are out there diving and training. Join the fun.


  • You’re on your way to becoming a PADI Master Scuba Diver Trainer with only five PADI Specialty Instructor ratings.

  • As a PADI Specialty Instructor, you can challenge your students to become Master Scuba Divers!

  • You’ll Increase your marketability as a PADI Professional.

  • Teach courses that interest you!

  • Offer more, do more when you teach!

Download: Instructor Development Course IDC Brochure  or   IDC Schedules 2018





Completion of the PADI OWSI Class & 100 Logged Dives & 6 Months Diving Experience to Start.Current EFR or CPR / First AidTrainingPADI Approved Physical signed by your PhysicianPass Pre-Assessment Exam

Current PADI Instructor Status

(Minimum age 18 to Register)

The Following Equipment is Required for your Specialty Class:

  • Basic Gear (Purchased in OpenWater)
  • Full SCUBA Gear (Gear Ownership is Required at this Level)
    • Regulator System
    • B. C.
    • Tank
    • Wetsuit & Hood
    • Weight Belt

    Plus the Following needed for the Instructor Class:

  • Dive Knife & Slate*
  • Compass*
  • Whistle*
  • Safety Sausage*
  • Pocket Mask*

Plus the Appropriate Specialty Class Materials:


Wreck Diver Specialty Instructor $175.00
Deep Diver Specialty Instructor $175.00
Search & Recovery Specialty Instructor $175.00
Night Diver Specialty Instructor $175.00
Navigation Specialty Instructor $175.00
Enriched Air Specialty Instructor $175.00
PADI Emergency O2 Specialty Instructor $175.00  
Master Scuba Diver Trainer Program  – Get ALL 7 of the above Specialties as a Package with your IDC – $650.00