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PADI Pro Courses

Live the dream that others can’t and dive like there is no tomorrow when you become a PADI Scuba Diving Instructor or Divemaster!


So you want to “Go Pro”! The PADI Dive Master course is the first level of becoming a dive professional, if you’re going to do it, do it right! To get to this point of wanting to become a dive professional you have already invested a great deal of your time and money, you have completed an Open water course, Advanced open water course, Rescue, first aid training […]

PADI Instructor

Crystal Waves Thailand offer one of the most informative, action packed, up to date PADI IDC in Thailand.  Once you arrive at Crystal Waves, for the PADI IDC program, we kick off with a 2 day IDC prep. During the prep we cover the 5 part dive theory and get in the pool to refine everyone’s dive skills, and improve your demonstration ability. Our PADI IDC now includes 2 […]

Specialty Instructor

More scuba diving and more fun sharing what interests you – that’s what teaching specialty diver courses is all about. The best way to learn how to make your specialty diver courses really special is to take a specialty instructor course from our PADI Course Director. Specialty instructor courses provide teaching tips and hands-on experience that you can implement […]

Assistant Instructor

If you like people, have a passion for scuba diving and want an extraordinary life – become a PADI Instructor. Teaching scuba diving allows you to share your love of the aquatic world with others while doing what you enjoy – being in, around and under water. PADI Open Water Scuba Instructors and PADI Assistant Instructors are the most sought-after dive professional […]

Master Scuba Diver Trainer

Master Scuba Diver Trainer

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 rec […]

Staff Instructor

After a preassessment of your instructor-level knowledge of dive theory, exemplary dive skills and role-model presentation techniques, you’ll participate in these sessions: Instructor development standards, procedures and curriculum How to organize and conduct the PADI Assistant Instructor course The psychology of evaluation and counseling Evaluating knowledg […]

Emergency First Response Instructor

CPR and first aid are key skills that are important to everyone, not just scuba divers. As an Emergency First Response Instructor, you teach skills based on internationally recognized emergency care guidelines, and you can offer courses to anyone. The great thing about EFR courses is they make learning easy by providing a comfortable environment to practice emergen […]

Tec Instructor

Tec Instructor has a nice sound to it, especially if you’re a PADI Instructor interested in technical (tec) diving and ready to combine your interests. The Tec Instructor course is your entry into the tec diving world and your opportunity to join the PADI TecRec professional ranks. As a Tec Instructor, you’ll be qualified to conduct Discover Tec programs, teach the […]

Tec Sidemount Instructor

For technical divers, using a sidemount configuration is becoming more common and it certainly is convenient for traveling, especially to locations where backmount isn’t available. As a Tec Sidemount Instructor, you can teach the advantages of sidemount diving to tec divers or introduce scuba divers to tec diving with the Tec Sidemount Diver course. Be […]

Tec Deep Instructor

Diving beyond recreational depths with open-circuit technical gear has allowed tec divers to discover amazing wrecks and photograph never-before-seen organisms. Tec Deep Instructors contribute to deep exploration by training the next generation of tec divers. When you earn this rating, you can conduct Discover Tec programs and teach Tec 40, Tec 45 and Tec 50 Diver co […]

Tec Trimix Instructor

Becoming a Tec Trimix Diver takes you to the outer edge of technical diving. Earning the Tec Trimix Instructor rating makes you the person who trains these extreme divers. It’s a respected tec diving instructor certification that few achieve. If you’ve got the experience and are up for the challenge, then it could be your next step. As a Tec Trimix Instructor you c […]