The PADI Specialty Instructor Course is a training program designed to teach experienced divers how to teach a variety of specialty courses to their students. Specialty courses focus on specific areas of diving, such as wreck diving, underwater photography, and deep diving. As a specialty instructor, you can expand your teaching abilities, improve your marketability, and increase your earnings potential.
To enroll in the PADI Specialty Instructor Course, you must be a certified PADI Open Water Scuba Instructor in good standing and have completed at least five PADI Specialty Diver courses. You will also need to complete the PADI Specialty Instructor Manual for the specific course you want to teach.
During the course, you will learn about teaching techniques, risk management, marketing, and the PADI system of diver education. You will also gain a thorough understanding of the specific specialty course you want to teach, including the equipment and techniques required.
To become a PADI Specialty Instructor, you must successfully complete the Specialty Instructor training course and pass the evaluation. This evaluation will assess your teaching skills, knowledge of the specialty course, and ability to effectively conduct the course for your students.
By becoming a PADI Specialty Instructor, you can offer a wider variety of courses to your students and increase your earning potential. With the PADI Specialty Instructor rating, you can teach a variety of courses that cater to your interests and specialties, making you a more valuable asset to any dive center or resort.