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Become A Specialty INSTRUCTOR

Now that you have made and earned your Open Water Instructor rating, what's next you ask?

The next step is to become a Specialty Instructor where you can actually teach Specialties such as Computer Nitrox Diver, Deep Diver, Night/Limited Visibility Diver, Drift Diver  and many more.


Stop by and let one of our crew members show you the many possibilities and  The Dive Place Difference!

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As a 5 Star Professional Development Center we offer a vast lineup of Continuing Education courses for Open Water Instructors that provide experience and training for just about any of the most requested Specialty Instructor ratings.



Specialty Instructor Certifications keep you current with skills, techniques and how to teach these classes making them fun for your Student Divers as well as you.

What Specialties Could You TEACH?

At The Dive Place we are able to certify Instructors in the following Specialties Instructor course.


Click on each one for more details.

  • Enriched Air Nitrox Diver

  • Deep Diver

  • Wreck Diver

  • Night Diver / Limited Visibility

  • Full Face Mask Diver

  • Diver Propulsion Vehicle (DPV) Diver

  • Recreational Rebreather Diver

  • Sidemount Diver

  • Drysuit Diver

  • Advanced Buoyancy Diver

  • Search And Recovery Diver

  • Underwater Navigation Diver

  • Drift Diver

  • Boat Diver

  • Zombie Apocalypse Diver

  • Marine Eco System Awareness Diver

  • Underwater Photography Diver

  • Underwater Video Diver

  • Shore And Beach Diver

  • Snorkeling

  • Equipment Specialist Diver

  • Adult And Child Emergency Care

  • Child Emergency Care

  • Workplace CPR/AED

  • Oxygen Administering

  • Bloodborne Pathogens


What Will You LEARN?

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During your Specialty Instructor training you will train and experience an in-depth program oh how to teach a particular field of diving. 


Through self learning, study materials and a combination of classroom and in water training with your Course Director and Instructor Trainer you will expand your knowledge and experience. 


The Dive Place also offers Specialty Instructor Certifications in both diver and non-diver work place specialties. 


The basic requirement is that you must process a Open Water Scuba Instructor certification in good standing. The requirements for the many Specialty Instructor courses vary a great deal depending upon which course you decide to choose.


Some of the Specialties Instructor Certifications have a minimum age and number of logged dive requirements.


Similarly some of the Specialty Instructor courses such as Rebreather require you to be a Certified Diver in that particular Rebreather and have a required number of dives and hours.. 


Contact The Dive Place and let one of our crew members help you choose which of the Specialty Instructor Certifications are right for you and your career goals with Scuba Diving. 


What Is The Next STEP?


Should you be interested in a particular field of Specialty Instructor training and require further training to qualify to take that course, we can help you achieve the required training prior to the beginning of your Specialty Instructor Course.


Specialty Instructor Courses are your stepping stones to a whole world of exciting opportunities that awaits you. Perhaps you want to further your training with Course Director course or maybe you want to go all the way to Instructor Trainer. 

 The Dive Place can help you realize your dreams!


For more information, contact The Dive Place on

407-517-4737, or drop us a email at

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