PADI Master Scuba Diver Trainer Course

Open up a world of new opportunities as a dive instructor

PADI Master Scuba Diver Trainer (MSDT) Course

Diversify your teaching and become more employable. With the rating of Master Scuba Diver Trainer (MSDT) the world opens up with more job opportunities.  Specialty courses not only make you more employable to dive centers but also bring an awesome variety to your position as an instructor allowing you to mix it up and teach specialty courses you are passionate about and enjoy. One day you are teaching Open Water students the next day could be a Nitrox, Shark Conservation, or Deep Diver course.

Continue your instructor career right after the IDC or at a later time with our Master Scuba Diver Trainer prep course.  This 4 day program is all about diving and giving you the knowledge and skills to teach the most popular PADI Specialties. 

Our Course Director and Staff instructors will guide you step by step with workshops and practical skill development on dives to get familiar with 5 PADI instructor level specialties. By the end of the course you will feel comfortable teaching these very sought after specialties and make you a more employable PADI Instructor.

Our Ninja PADI Master Scuba Diver Trainer (MSDT) prep course is designed to give you a perfect tool kit. Not only does it include 2 of the most popular PADI specialty course instructor ratings, Nitrox and Deep Diver instructor, it also gives you another 2 that help you become a better asset to dive centers and further your career – Equipment Specialist Instructor and Search and Recovery Instructor. The 5th course in this pack is Dive Ninjas very own Apex Predator Diver distinctive specialty. This highly sought after course was created by Dive Ninjas own Jay Clue, with shark Scientist Dr Frida Lara, and Shark Conservationist Liz Parkinson as well as a whole host of other incredible humans working with apex predators around the world.  But what makes this course opportunity even more special is that the only way to become an instructor of this course is with our Ninja Go Pro team at Dive Ninja Expeditions!

There are also opportunities to add on additional specialty courses or potentially swap out one of the courses for another if you’re looking for something specific that will help you in your career. Or if you’re looking to just take a single specialty instructor course we can organize that too. Our team offers over 20 specialty instructor ratings including: Deep Diver, Nitrox, Fish ID, Underwater Naturalist, Underwater Navigation, Drysuit, Search & Recovery, Drift, Shark Conservation, Whale Defender, Sea Turtle Conservation, Whale Shark Awareness, Gas Blender, Equipment Specialist and many more!

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Ninja MSDT Pack: $699 USD (Save $300!)
Standalone Specialty: $200 USD


Ninja MSDT Pack: 4 Days
Standalone Specialty: 1-2 Days

Course Availability:

All our MSDT programs start 2 days after each PADI Instructor Examination. Allowing you to take a break after the IDC before learning more. We also offer stand alone instructor specialty courses on request.

2022 MSDT Dates
December 20-23, 2022
2023 MSDT Dates
February 7-10, 2023
April 4-7, 2023
May 30-Jun 2, 2023
August 1-3, 2023
October 10-13, 2023
November 15-18, 2023
December 19-22, 2023
Other dates available on demand. Contact for info.

What’s Included:

Master Scuba Diver Trainer prep course with 5 specialty instructor courses (Nitrox, Deep, Apex Predator Diver, Equipment Specialist, & Search & Recovery)

Not Included:

PADI MSDT/Specialty Instructor Application fee

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The best Instructors with the most complete programs for the courses! I have learned so much and enjoyed every single moment. The Divemaster program was super unique because besides learning the normal PADI Divemaster, they added workshops about UW photo, working in remote areas, sustainability and so much more. The Ninja team is just amazing, all of them are super professional, responsible and very fun!

Ceci, Mexico
Train with Dive Ninja Expeditions, Cabo San Lucas

Thank you for all I’ve learnt during my stay in Cabo! I’m so glad I found Dive Ninjas! The course as not just some more workshops than a usual Divemaster, it was so much more and I’ve learned so much with all of the team. And not just diving either, I’ve learned so many things that I know will be super useful later! Thank you for doing all that you do, the high level teaching and raising awareness. Keep rocking the diving industry Ninjas!

Hugo, France

My favorite part was all the conservation workshops Dive Ninjas adds into their Divemaster program! I felt like I learned so much more than I would of if I went elsewhere.

Hanna, United States