Sunshine Divers
PADI 5 Star IDC Centre
Small Groups
Fun Learning Experience

After the completion of the IDC you have an opportunity to achieve the rating (MSDT), Master Scuba Diver Trainer through an internship program.

The pre-requisites for the Master Scuba Diver Trainer (MSDT) rating are five PADI specialties and certification of 25 students within any level of the PADI System of Diver Education. During Sunshine/Ban’s Internship Training you are not only taking an MSDT Preparation Course but you actually certify 25 students and finish off as a Master Scuba Diver Trainer.

During this 4-5 day program, you can choose to become a PADI Instructor in five of those specialties:

  • Enriched Air InstructorMSDT
  • AWARE Marine Debri Specialty Instructor
  • Deep Diving Instructor
  • Digital Underwater Photographer
  • Aware Shark Conservation Specialty Instructor
  • DSMB Specialty Instructor
  • Peak Performance Buoyancy Instructor
  • Search and Recovery Instructor
  • Self-Reliant Specialty Instructor
  • Night Dive Instructor
  • Wreck Diver Instructor

Current MSDT Program

  • DAY 1
    • 1:30 pm
      • Orientation to the MSDT Program
      • Enriched Air Nitrox Specialty Theory
  • DAY 2
    • 9:00 am
      • Theory for Underwater Navigator Spec
      • Theory for Search & Recovery Spec
      • Peak Performance Bouyancy Techniques
    • 12:45 pm
      • Dives for Navigation, Search & Recovery and Peak Performance Bouyancy Skills
  • DAY 3
    • 9:00 am
      • Theory for Deep Dive Specialty
      • 2 x Dive for Deep Specialty
  • DAY 4
    • 9:00 am
      • Theory for Wreck Dive Specialty & Night Diver
      • 1 x Deep Dive to 40
      • 1 x Wreck Dive (Mapping)
    • 5:45 pm
      • Night Dive
  • Day 5
    • 9:00 am
      • Papaerwork/Certification Finalizations
      • Digital Underwater Photography Theory
    • 12:45 pm
      • 1 x Wreck Dive including Penetration includes Nitrox Tank for final dive
      • 1 x Photography Dive

For individual Specialty Instructor Training courses :  Cost : 4,000 Baht/specialty  

MSDT & Internship Program: Cost: 22,000 Baht
(includes 7 Specialties)
Minimum 25 certifications obtained through interning with experienced instructors.

Five (5) Specialties Only: 15,000 Baht
(not including interning with experienced instructors)

PADI Fees with Option One: CD Signature
Cost: $99.00 Australian Dollars Per Specialty ***
MSDT Application Fee: $134.00 Australian Dollars ***

*** At this time we are offering the following promotion through our dive centre whereby if you take the MSDT and Internship directly after the IDC you receive the 10% disount on the program reducing the cost to 19,800 Thai Baht.  Also for the Specialty Application fees to PADI we are offering the chance of purchasing 5 specilalites for the price of 4 specialties (that is receiving 1 specialty free) and the MSDT Application is also Free of charge.  This is a complete saving of $233 Australian Dollars. 

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