Master Scuba Diver Trainer


PADI Master Scuba Diver Trainer Rating

How do you earn this rating?

The PADI Master Scuba Diver Trainer rating sets you apart as a dive instructor who takes continuing education seriously and is committed to teaching a variety of courses. (Potential employers like this.) Being an MSDT signifies that you’ve got the experience and certifications to offer all the training a diver needs to become a Master Scuba Diver – the ultimate recreational diver rating.


  • PADI Instructors who have certified at least 25 PADI Divers
  • At least five PADI Specialty Instructor certifications can be Master Scuba Diver Trainers
  • If you don’t have the prerequisites – contact Alpha Divers and we can guide you on your way

This rating is the next step up the professional ladder and is a prerequisite for IDC Staff Instructor as well as for many Tec Rec Instructor ratings.

Not there yet? Ask our Course Director about a Master Scuba Diver Trainer prep course.

Next Step

Step up and become a PADI Master Scuba Diver Trainer:

Contact Alpha Divers PADI Five Star Instructor Development Center to arrange a meeting  with our Course Director .

Browse the PADI Course Catalog for descriptions of PADI Specialty Diver courses.