The nature surf instructor training lasts 3 months and focuses on acquiring surfing techniques and knowledge of the aquatic environment. At the end of the 3 months of training, you will have acquired the necessary qualifications to become a certified surf instructor. The training also includes the teaching techniques to make you a competent and operational instructor, since the training generally leads to a job.
Our surfing courses are certified by the ASI (Academy Surfing Instructors) and recognized worldwide. The diploma awarded at the end of the 3 month course will allow you to work as a surfing instructor in all surfing schools internationally.
Like all of our training courses for working in the environment abroad , this project in Australia allows you to benefit from complete learning while contributing to the preservation of the region's ecosystems.
- Surfing techniques from beginner to intermediate or intermediate to advanced level
- Safety rules in aquatic environment to master natural surfing
- Access to different types of waves
- Sports training in the aquatic environment
- Theoretical knowledge of the ocean
- Training to meet all the requirements of a level 1 instructor
- 40 hours practical experience as an instructor
The first two months of the training will be devoted to the acquisition of technical skills, theoretical knowledge of the ocean and water sports. You will be exposed to varied and stimulating conditions and you will learn to deal with them.
- Rescue techniques
- Surfing first aid training
- Swimming lessons
⁃ Know how to surf on all types of waves
⁃ Expertise in water sports
⁃ Knowledge of the ocean
⁃ First aid certificate, resuscitation techniques
⁃ Professional experience with children
⁃ Level 1 surf instructor certification
Surf training in nature and in the heart of a rich ecosystem, starts every Monday.
No surfing experience is required, you just need to be a good swimmer, have a sufficient level of English to follow a conversation and understand the instructions, be 18 years old and have a working holiday visa.
Yes, surf instructors are in high demand in Australia, especially during the high season on the east coast (October - March).
The school that provides this training in Australia very often recruits the instructors it has trained in its nature surf camps.
It depends on the surf schools. Some pay minimum wage (AU$16.87 per hour), others choose to pay less but provide accommodation and meals.
The ASI Level 1 surf instructor diploma is recognized worldwide, and allows you to work wherever you want. A very large number of surf schools worldwise recognize the ASI certification
There are a number of hours of legal training to obtain the diploma, but the school can choose to shorten the training for students with a high level at the start. All registration fees must be paid before starting. If you don't need the full 3 months, the school will compensate you on the spot.
Yes ! This training can be partly financed by your Regional Council which offers scholarships for internships abroad. Works councils also provide funding for training.
- 1 month surf course (learn to surf)
- 2 month surf course (learning to surf and lessons on the environment)Note : the 1 month and 2 month surf course do not include any certification and do not lead to any qualification to become a surf coach.
Go to Australia to train as a nature surf instructor in the heart of nature and the local community!
Our partner school offers trainees and student surfers an extraordinary experiences: leisure courses, adventures, and professional certification.
Our training courses are certified and recognized by the international organization ASI. With the surf instructor diploma awarded at the end of the 3 month training, you will be entitled to exercise the profession of surf instructor in all surf schools internationally.
A little more: our partner school is involved in several local associations with charitable aims, they are fervent defenders of nature and respect for the environment, hence the unique name of the surf nature course.