PADI Specialty Instructor
This course prepares the candidate to teach one of the above listed recreational
PADI Specialties. The candidate selects the specialty of their choice and then
receives instruction specific to teaching that targeted area of interest.
Completion of a successful knowledge development presentation and one open water
teaching presentation for that specialty is required. At the completion of this
course and at least ten dives in the specialty area, the candidate is certified
to teach that recreational specialty.
After becoming a PADI Open Water Scuba Instructor (OWSI) you'll want to teach
divers specific types of diving dependant to what your local area offers. To do
this you need to be able to teach PADI Specialties. By doing so you can heighten
your students' comfort level and strengthen their underwater skills, ultimately
leading to their enjoyment of diving more than ever before.
- Teach PADI Specialty courses to divers in a wide variety of areas.
- PADI Assistant Instructor or Open Water Scuba Instructor
Minimum Time for Completion
- Typically one to two days depending on the specialty. Requirements vary.
- PADI Specialty Instructor Manual