PADI Master Scuba Diver Trainer (MSDT)

Our unique PADI MSDT run every month and have been developed to provide you with additional training and experience, while also developing your teaching techniques and providing you with transferable skills that will set you apart from other instructors. This will really add value to your CV and prepare you for life as a confident and competent dive professional.

  • Earn instructor ratings in 5 specialties of your choice
  • Fully understand the instructor outline and academic portion of each chosen speciality course
  • Practice the skills required for the water portions of each speciality chosen
  • Learn from our experienced instructors while you teach the whole range of courses alongside them
  • Get comfortable teaching with the benefit of feedback which will improve your techniques while you develop your own style
  • Attend workshops where you’ll build a library of teaching materials and learn how to best plan your course schedules and knowledge development sessions
  • Earn over 25 teaching certifications
  • Learn how to market yourself as an instructor

We also offer full assistance with your new dive CV as well as job placement.



The MSDT normally runs over 1 month depending on the instructor certifications you will acquire, with a start date in the days immediately following the completion of the latest IDC programme. For specific start dates, please contact us for further details.

Specialties will be completed in the first week, after which you’ll move on to your team teaches and workshops.

We include training in 5 Speciality Instructor courses. Also included are team teaches on an Open Water Diver course, an Advanced Open Water Diver course, an additional continuing education course as well as some Discover Scuba Diving sessions. These will provide you with 25 certifications, although it is likely you will collect more than this – especially if you are with us during high season.


PAYMENT – Deposit is non-refundable. Balance to be paid in full upon arrival.

There will also be further costs payable directly to PADI for Speciality Instructor fees. These are currently AU$123 per specialty. Should you wish to apply for your Master Scuba Diver Trainer rating, the fee is also payable directly to PADI.

PREREQUISITES – To enroll on our PADI MSDT, you must be an active PADI Open Water Scuba Instructor. The course is available to all of our IDC graduates, or if you are already an OWSI, you may complete the programme as a standalone course.

You must also have proof of CPR and First Aid training within the last 24 months and be fit for diving and submit a Medical Statement signed by a physician within the last 12 months.

BEFORE BOOKING – Our team work hard to provide a safe, fun, efficient and well organized dive centre. We work hard to ensure your dive experience is a positive one. With this in mind, before booking, please read through the policies we have developed to help us ensure your time with us goes as smoothly as possible.

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