ISA Level 1 Surf Coach Award


2018 Course Dates

April 28th – 29th
May 19th – 20th
June 16th – 17th
September 22nd – 23rd
October 13th – 14th
November 3rd – 4th

Combined Courses

ISA Level 1 & SLSGB Surf Coach Safety & Rescue (SCS&R) Combo

April 28th – 2nd May
May 16th – 20th
June 13th – 17th
July 7th – 11th
September 22nd – 26th
October 13th – 17th
November 3rd – 7th​

ISA Level 1 & National Vocational Beach Lifeguard Qualification (NVBLQ) Combo

May 14th – 20th
June 11th – 17th
July 7th – 13th
September 22nd – 28th

Travel the world with the dream job as a qualified surfing instructor!

The ISA Level 1 Surf Coach Award is the industry standard for teaching surfing in the UK and around the world.

Join our experienced team of surf industry professionals and learn the surf specific skills required for a career in surf instructing!

The International Surfing Association (ISA) level one qualification focuses on the coaching of beginner to intermediate level surfers. You will cover a range of modules including the roles of the coach, surfer safety, instructing methods and communication, skills development and program planning during the course.

To gain this qualification you will need a recognised surf lifesaving qualification:

  • Surf Life Saving Great Britain (SLSGB) Surf Coach Safety and Rescue Award
  • Royal Lifesaving Society (RLSS) or SLSGB National Vocational Beach Lifeguard Qualification (NVBLQ)
  • SLSGB Surf Lifeguard Award

Check out our course combination week and complete your ISA Level 1 and Lifeguard courses together for £550pp.

You’ll quickly be on your way to employment as a qualified surfing instructor. Call our team of experts for more information on 01637 877722.

Once successfully completed, surf instructors must do 20 hors of supervised surf instruction or provide documented Recognised Prior Learning (RPL) signed off by a guided supervisor. Newquay Activity Centre gives course graduates the opportunity to complete their 20 hours practical supervised instruction with our team and interview for a paid position as a newly qualified surfing instructor!

Course pre-requisites

  • 16+
  • Personal surfing experience
  • Intermediate surfing ability
  • Recognised Surf Lifesaving Award

Ready to book?  Call us today on 01637 877722 to reserve your place.