Combined Level 1 Surfing Instructor & SLSGB Rescue
Bude Cornwall England UK
Times and Dates
9:00 am - 17:00 pm
04-November-2019 - 08-November-2019
Level 1 Surfing Instructor Training Manual
Practical hours logbook
ASI Learn to Surf for Beginners DVD
Beginner softboard for use in workshop
12 months ASI membership
Bring to Workshop
Bude Surf Lifesaving Club, Crooklets Rd, Bude,
Crooklets Beach EX23 8NE
Free parking at the venue. May pay a small fee depending on time of year.
Enrol into these two courses: (1) ASI Level 1 Surfing Instructor courses and the (2) SLSGB Surf Coach Safety Rescue course at the same time and take advantage of the combined workshop discount fee.
The SLSGB Surf Coach Safety Rescue course covers both rescue and first aid. Certificates are issued through SLSGB.
Delivered over 5 days, it’s the ideal way to get qualified and complete all the courses required to obtain your ASI surfing instructor certificate.
Early bird rate is available if you enrol and pay in advance.
(click link for course information and requirements)
Level 1 Surfing Instructor
Monday-Tuesday. 4-5 November 2019. 9am to 5pm (2 days)
SLSGB Surf Coach Safety Rescue
Wednesday-Friday. 6-8 November 2019. 9am to 5pm (3 days)
Read the course information and requirements before enrolling.
See links under Course Schedule.
After the workshop you will complete practical hours experience for your surfing instructor qualification.
Saltwater Safari are providing local support for the SLSGB Rescue and ASI Surfing Instructor workshops, providing a wealth of local area knowledge.
Saltwater Safari can also provide on-the-job practical hours experience for surfing instructor training.
SLSGB SURF COACH SAFETY RESCUE COURSE
The Surf Life Saving Great Britain (SLSGB) qualification and enables you to demonstrate the minimum level of life saving and first aid competence required to meet the needs of surf coaching qualifications in the UK and abroad.
The SLSGB Surf Coach Safety course provides you with an introduction to all elements of lifeguard theory, basic life support, aquatic and intermediate first aid, open water and appropriate surf skills, beach environment, beach patrolling and working practices, communications, and board rescues.
Note: This qualification can be upgraded to SLSGB Beach Lifeguard if you meet the more demanding fitness requirements.
Pre-requisites: Minimum 16 years old at date of assessment. Be a current member of SLSGB, Perform a continuous 200m swim in a pool or ocean and run 200m.
Valid: 24 months from assessment date.
43 miles to Bude. 1 hr drive. (car or taxi)
62 miles to Bude. 1 hr 15 min drive (car or taxi).
122 miles to Bude.
By car or taxi. 2 hrs 40 mins drive.
By bus, approx 3.5 hours.
Various options http://www.rome2rio.com/s/Bude/Bristol-Airport-BRS
London Heathrow Airport
210 miles. 4 hours drive to Bude.
CLOSEST TRAIN STATION:
Exeter St Davids
1 hr 30 mins drive.
Bus service from rail station: to Bude in town. X9 bus.
Approx. 1 hr 45 mins. Search time tables: Exeter Devon to Bude
2 hours drive. Bus service.
50 mins drive. No bus service.
CLOSEST BUS STATION
Bude, The Strand (in town).
Surfing Instructor Course
Please bring the following equipment:
- Fibreglass surfboard to demonstrate surfing skills
- Surf clothing
If you are travelling and don't have your surfboard or surf gear, you can hire it from Saltwater Safari.
Please contact Phil in advance to ensure availability.
Ph mobile: +44 7966214243
SLSGB Surf Coach Safety Rescue Course
- Surf clothing
Bude is a small sea-side resort town in North Cornwall, about 4 hours drive south west from London.
It has a buzzing surf culture and was also the site of the first lifesaving club in the UK.
Bude has some of the best surfing beaches in the UK, with good surfing conditions year round. It is recommended by Marine Conservation Society 2010 for good water quality.
Summerleaze, Crooklets and 'middle' beach, are all within the town
Widemouth Bay is a few miles south of the town and offers a long, wide sandy beach
Sandymouth Beach is owned by the National Trust, and has spectacular cliffs and rock formations with shingle below the cliffs and a large expanse of sand at low tide.
There are also a number of other coves and beaches to be found and explored in the local area.