Master scuba diver trainer (MSDT) program

 
 

This program is 60 hours in length.  This program teaches the student to conduct specialty courses.  

The student must be certified as an SSI Open Water Instructor, equivalent, completion of the Instructor Program, or higher to enroll in the program. 

It trains the student how to teach Altitude diving, Deep diving, Dry suit diving, Underwater Navigation, and Night diving to student divers.

The program consists of the following courses:

  • Altitude Instructor

  • Deep Instructor

  • Dry suit Instructor

  • Navigation Instructor

  • Night Instructor

Click on each course below for more information:

Altitude Instructor

Course Prerequisites:

18 years of age or older;

Active Status SSI Open Water Instructor;

CPR, First Aid, and Oxygen Administration training completed within the previous 24 months of completion of the course;

and be medically evaluated and cleared for diving by a physician within the previous 12 months.

Course Hours: 12.

Course Description: The Altitude Instructor course teaches the student how to conduct and teach the Altitude specialty course.

Mandatory Equipment:
SSI Digital Textbook

Deep Instructor

Course Prerequisite:

18 years of age or older;

Active Status SSI Open Water Instructor;

CPR, First Aid, and Oxygen Administration training completed within the previous 24 months of completion of the course;

and be medically evaluated and cleared for diving by a physician within the previous 12 months.

Course Hours: 12.

Course Description: The Deep Instructor course teaches the student how to conduct and teach the Deep specialty course.

Mandatory Equipment:
SSI Digital Textbook

Dry suit Instructor

Course Prerequisite:

18 years of age or older;

Active Status SSI Open Water Instructor;

CPR, First Aid, and Oxygen Administration training completed within the previous 24 months of completion of the course;

and be medically evaluated and cleared for diving by a physician within the previous 12 months.

Course Hours: 12.

Course Description: The Drysuit Instructor course teaches the student how to conduct and teach the Drysuit specialty course.

Mandatory Equipment:
SSI Digital Textbook

Waterproof D9x Drysuit (to student size)

Course Prerequisite:

18 years of age or older;

Active Status SSI Open Water Instructor;

CPR, First Aid, and Oxygen Administration training completed within the previous 24 months of completion of the course;

and be medically evaluated and cleared for diving by a physician within the previous 12 months.

Course Hours: 12.

Course Description: The Navigation Instructor course teaches the student how to conduct and teach the Navigation specialty course.

Mandatory Equipment:
SSI Digital Textbook

Night Instructor

Course Prerequisite:

18 years of age or older;

Active Status SSI Open Water Instructor;

CPR, First Aid, and Oxygen Administration training completed within the previous 24 months of completion of the course;

and be medically evaluated and cleared for diving by a physician within the previous 12 months.

Course Hours: 12.

Course Description: The Night Instructor course teaches the student how to conduct and teach the Night specialty course.

Mandatory Equipment:
SSI Digital Textbook

Master Scuba Diver Trainer (MSDT) Pogram Cost

$3,885.00