You want to teach divers what you specially like when you are underwater and you want to teach what your local area offers, so you need to become a PADI Specialty Instructor. Then you are able to show new areas of the underwater world to students. You will also enhance your employability and earning potential by being a more versatile employee.
When you can teach 5 specialties, have a minimum of 25 student certifications, you can apply to become a PADI Master Scuba Diver Trainer.
• PADI Assistant Instructor or OWSI/followed succesfully an IDC.
• Divemaster for Specialty Instructor DUP and Emergency O2 provider
Choices of Instructor Specialties
• Drift diving
• Night diving
• Dig. Underw. Photografy (also for Divemasters)
• Drysuit diving
• Deep diving
• Aware Fish ID
• Emergency O2 Provider (also for Divemasters)
• Search and Recovery
• U/W Navigator
• U/W Naturalist
• Underwater Videographer
• Enriched Air Nitrox
• Gas Blender
• Sidemount Diver
• Wreck diving
To become Nitrox and Dig. Underwater Photografy Specialty Instructor, you need to be certified as student. Choose for 5 Instructor Specialties in 3 or 4 days and look for the special offers.