The PADI Specialty Instructor Course


Overview

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Dive more, have more fun and teach your favorite subjects.

Specialty instructor courses supply important teaching tips for meeting the requirements of the course. You can choose from any of the 14 standard specialty courses that Davy Jones Locker has. Having five specialty instructor ratings is a prerequisite for the Master Scuba Diver Trainer (MSDT) rating.

Don’t see a dive specialty on a subject that really interests you? The why dont you write your own diving specialty! It’s easy and it gets you teaching scuba divers about things you like and realy interests you. After all if you find it intersting someone else is bound to.


What you Learn

You’re on your way to becoming a PADI Master Scuba Diver Trainer with five PADI Specialty Instructor ratings. Completing the Specialty Instructor Training course is highly suggested as these courses provide invaluable hands-on training, technique demonstrations, course promoting information, up to date PADI Standards information and, when applicable, instructor-level open water training.

What you can Teach

You will be able to teach the PADI Specialties you like the most. Thereby making your already fun job even more enjoyable! Our current list of Specialty Instructor options are these:


  • Project Aware
  • Coral Reef
  • Peak Performance Buoyancy
  • Deep
  • Enriched Air
  • Night
  • Digital Underwater Photographer
  • Multi Level
  • Fish Identification
  • Diver Propulsion Vehicle
  • Search and Recovery
  • Wreck
  • Navigator
  • Emergency Oxygen Provider

The Fun Part

Whether it’s Deep, Photography, Enriched Air Nitrox or one of your own, PADI Specialty Instructors are out there scuba diving and training. Come join in the fun! As a PADI Specialty Instructor, challenge your students to become Master Scuba Diver Increase your marketability as a PADI Professional.


Our current list of Specialties is:

  • Project Aware
  • Coral Reef
  • Peak Performance Buoyancy
  • Deep
  • Enriched Air
  • Night
  • Digital Underwater Photographer
  • Multi Level
  • Fish Identification
  • Diver Propulsion Vehicle
  • Search and Recovery
  • Wreck
  • Navigator
  • Emergency Oxygen Provider

16,000 Baht for 5 Specialties or 4,000 baht per Specialty if more/less

Testimonials

  • Koh Tao island is like paradise on earth. If you don’t like cheap alcohol, great food and beautiful surroundings don’t bother.

    James – UK
  • A favourite in northern Sairee and a popular dive outfit... Friday night pool parties are a big draw!

    Lonely Planet 2010
  • A trip around the world was hijacked, a boyfriend was (temporarily) abandoned, and a lifestyle was discovered the minute my feet were again in the DJL.

    Lisa – USA
  • Dear DJL, Thanks for the last 2 months, best experience so far! cheers to all the DMT’s for making the course a memorable one!!

    Heesh – UK
  • We did our PADI Advanced Open Water course here, it was Excellent!! Great instructor, not only teaches but gave us confidence, Thanks Tim and everyone in DJL!

    Han and Sammi – Hong Kong
  • Thank you for a great course, the happy girls from Norway

    Gina and Hege – Norway
  • Thanks DJL and Luke for the awesome dives, you guys helped me overcome my fear of the open water. Cheers!!

    James – Canada
  • I don’t want to leave! I’ve had such an amazing time here and a lot of that is thanks to the great team at DJL! Thanks to my instructors Giles & Simon and the Divemasters Bob & Harry for all the teaching and support you’ve given me.

    Sally – UK
  • This is a day i’ll always remember, my first time diving, the instructor was great, I will be back!

    Ofir - Israel
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