PADI Master Scuba Diver Trainers are PADI Instructors who have at least fi ve PADI Specialty Instructor ratings, which qualifi es them to conduct all training requirements for the Master Scuba Diver rating.
Note: Peak Performance Buoyancy, Project AWARE and AWARE – Coral Reef Conservation Specialty Instructor ratings do not apply.
To apply for the Master Scuba Diver Trainer rating, an instructor must:
- Be a renewed PADI Open Water Scuba Instructor.
- Be certifi ed as a PADI Specialty Instructor for fi ve or more specialty ratings.
(Peak Performance Buoyancy, Project AWARE and AWARE – Coral Reef Conservation do not count toward the required five.)
- Have issued at least 25 PADI certifi cations. No more than fi ve of the 25 certifi cations may be from nondiving courses. Up to fi ve PADI Seal Team or Master Seal Team registrations may be credited toward the required certifi cations.