(Apprenticeship) Level 1 Surfing Instructor - Enrol Anytime

Training Venue

Byron Bay, NSW, Australia



Times and Dates

9:00 am - 17:00 pm

01-February-2022 - 31-December-2023

Closing: 31-December-2023


Online training manuals
Beginner softboards (for use in course)
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

Byron Bay English Language School
1 Carlyle St, Byron Bay NSW 2481  Map 

There is no parking at the venue.  But paid and free parking is nearby. 

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.

Your training manuals are accessed online.   Submit assessments online. 

Style Surfing School Byron Bay are providing local support for the ASI Surfing Instructor workshops, providing a wealth of local area knowledge.  ‚Äč

Read the course information and requirements before enrolling.  
See SURF / Courses page.

You can complete your First Aid and Surf Rescue training on the Gold Coast.

You need a surf rescue certificate and a first aid certificate to obtain your ASI Surfing instructor certificate, but they can be provided up to 12 months after the instructor training.   

Contact and book direct with: 
Steve Sharpe
Queensland First Aid & Aquatic Rescue.
Ph: +61 7 5576 0513.     Email:   aquaticsharpy@hotmail.com

Garry Morgan Biography
Ph Mobile: +61 416 162 969
ASI email:  records @ academyofsurfing.com 

Instructor Training Centre: Style Surfing School Byron Bay

Byron Bay has a range of accommodation including backpacker hostels, motels, hotels to exclusive resorts.  


Ballina Byron Gateway Airport  (BNK)
A small regional airport located in Ballina, a 30 minute drive south of Byron Bay.
Available: Shuttle transfers, car rentals.

Gold Coast Coolangatta Airport, Queensland (OOL)
International airport (45 mins drive to training venue)
Available: Shuttle transfers, car rentals.

Brisbane International Airport  (BNE)  
Major airport. 175 kms / 1 hr 59 mins drive to training venue) 
Available: Shuttle transfers, car rentals.
Train / bus from airport to Byron Bay. 

No train station. 

Jonson Street Bus Terminal 

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



Byron Bay is located about 30 minutes from Coolangatta Gold Coast.  

It’s one of Australia’s most popular destinations.  With natural parklands, stunning beaches, excellent surf breaks and inland waterways, famous restaurants and cafes, artists and alternative lifestyles. 

It has a unique vibe, which is a big part of the “Byron” feeling.  Relaxed, stress free, fun, exciting, with a special cosmic energy  -  its all at Byron ! 

More information on the Visit Byron Bay website