(Apprenticeship) Level 1 Surfing Instructor - Enrol Anytime

Training Venue

Wollongong, NSW Australia



Times and Dates

9:00 am - 17:00 pm

01-April-2021 - 31-December-2021

Closing: 31-December-2021


Online training manuals
Beginner softboards 
12 months ASI membership

Bring to Workshop

Not applicable.  This is an apprenticeship learning option. 



Refund Policy

No refund is provided once training manuals have been posted, practical sessions attended or e-learning account has been accessed.  Otherwise full refund less $75 administration fee.  

Course Fee

Usual Rate: Australian Dollars.AUD $ 420

The meeting room at Killalea State Park office
Killalea Drive, Shell Cove, NSW 2529 
There is a building near the entrance.  The meeting room is in this building.
Parking is available.

Enrol at any time. Complete practical on-the-job instruction experience, assessments and course requirements, under the guidance of an ASI Trainer at an ASI Instructor Training Centre.  The ASI trainer will organise your practical hours, check your  assessments as you progress though the course and provide assistance as required.

Pines Surfing Academy are providing local support for the ASI training, providing a wealth of local area knowledge.  

Read the course information and requirements before enrolling.  

Vaya Phrachnah Biography
Ph: +61 410 645 981
Email: pinessurfingacademy@hotmail.com

ASI office email:  records@academyofsurfing.com 

Instructor Training Centre: Pines Surfing Academy


Wollongong Surf Leisure. Caravan park.  Range of accommodations.  Located right on the beach and only 10 minute cycle ride to venue (the caravan park hires cycles)

Novotel Hotel North Wollongong. On the Beach. Opposite training venue.

Closest Airport:
Sydney. Mascot International Airport  (80 km, approx 1 hour drive)
Train link from airport to Wollongong (1 hour 30 mins) 

Wollongong Illawarra Regional Airport.  (located at Shellharbour, 20 ksm / 30 mins drive to Wollongong) 
Train available at Albion Park Station (11 min walk from airport) to  Wollongong (30 mins train ride)

Closest Bus Station:
North Wollongong  (7 mins walk to training venue)

Closest Train Station:
Novotel Hotel bus stop.  Opposite training venue

The following equipment and clothing is required to complete the training:

  • Surf clothing
  • Fibreglass surfboard to demonstrate ASI Level 7 advanced surfing skills.
  • Computer to access ASI online learning  
  • Video camera / phone or camera to take surfing video or photos

Your instructor training centre will provide:

  • Beginner soft-top boards with soft fins and leash
  • Access to ASI surf school to complete your practical hours training

Wollongong is located approximately 1 hours drive (80 km) south of Sydney city centre.  

It is an adventure sports activity paradise with inland waterways, amazing surf beaches, national parks and cafe society.

The beaches are pristine with "The Farm" - a famous surf break nearby, plus many other excellent surf breaks.

There is a huge range of accommodation options from backpackers, caravan parks to 5 star luxury, all in easy reach to the beaches.