Combined SUP Courses: L1, Rescue, SUP Wise

Training Venue

Hickling, Norfolk, Norfolk Broads, England, UK



Times and Dates

9:00 am - 17:00 pm

06-September-2019 - 08-September-2019

Closing: 23-August-2019


Three (3) x ASI instructor certifications: (1) SUP Water Safety Rescue Award, (2) L1 SUP Instructor Enclosed Flat Water & (3) SUP Wise for Instructors Foundation Skills 
Training manuals 
ASI T-shirt
Access to SUP video library
12 months ASI membership​


Bring to Workshop

Your lunch
SUP board-leash-paddle
SUP clothing




Refund Policy

Full refund less £50 administration fee provided on minimum notice of 14 days prior to workshop.


Course Fee

Early Bird Rate: GBPGBP £ 410

Pay by :09-August-2019

Usual Rate: GBPGBP £ 445

Norfolk Outdoor Adventures, The Pleasure Boat Inn, Staithe Road, Hickling, NR12 0YW  website
Free parking on street.


Enrol into 3 (three) ASI SUP instructor qualifications at the same time and take advantage of the combined workshop discount fee. 

Delivered over 3 days, it’s the ideal way to get qualified.

Early bird rate is available if you enrol and pay in advance.

(click link for course information and requirements)

SUP Wise for Instructors Foundation Skills
Fri. 6 September 2019.    8am to 11am  (3 hrs)

SUP Water Safety Rescue Award (Flat Water)
Fri. 6 September 2019.    12pm to 5pm (half day)

Level 1 SUP Instructor (Enclosed Flat Water) 
Sat-Sun. 7-8 September 2019.    9am to 5pm (2 days)

Norfolk Outoor Adventures are providing local support for the ASI Instructor workshops, providing a wealth of local area knowledge.  

Norfolk Outdoor Adventures can also provide on-the-job practical experience.


Read the course information and requirements before enrolling.  
See links under Course Schedule.

Within 12 months for attending the workshop, instructors must submit a:
-Water Rescue Certificate
-Senior First Aid certificate
Your SUP instructor certificate will not be issued until these are received.

After the workshop you will complete practical hours experience.


Martin Rendle  Biography

Ph: +44 796 8083 334 

Instructor Training Centre: Norfolk Outdoor Adventures


Cool Camping  NR29 4RG   website   (Summer Only- May to end of October) (9 miles, 20 mins drive) 
Hickling Campsite  NR12 0AX  website   (1 mile, 4 min drive, 20 min walk)
Canal Camping  NR28 9PL  website   (9 miles, 17 mins drive) 

Three Acres  NR29 4DR  website  (8.7 miles, 18 mins drive)
Fishermans Return  NR29 4BN  website  (10 miles , 20 mins drive) 
Norfolk Bed and Breakfast  NR29 4EH  website  (7 miles, 18 mins drive) 
Limes Farm Holidays  NR29 5PA   website   (5.7 miles, 17 mins drive) 

Self Catering Cottages:
Hall Farm  NR12 8NJ   website  (6 miles, 1 mins drive) 
Millfarm Ecobarn   NR29 4AE  website  (10 miles, 20 mins drive) 

More info on accommodation options close to Hickling Village are listed at;  Visit Norfolk website…..

Closest airport: 
Norwich Airport   website    (22 miles, 40 min drive to training venue)
Stansted Airport (104 miles. 2 hrs drive) 
Luton Airport  (188 miles. 2 hrs 45 mins drive)
London Heathrow  (160 miles. 3 hrs drive) 
London Gatwick  (169 miles.  3 hrs drive) 

Closest train station: 
Acle.  NR13 3BZ.  (8.2 miles, 20 min drive to Martham training venue)  

Regular services.
Eg  London Liverpool Street to  Acle is approx. 2 hrs, 25 mins.   
Train booking information

Closest bus stop:   
The Green, Martham, Great Yarmouth NR29 4AH   (6 min walk to training venue)

Please bring the following equipment: 

  • Flat water SUP board & coiled leash
  • Paddle 
  • SUP paddling clothing

Your board and gear can be left overnight at the training room venue.     

If you are travelling and don’t have your SUP board or SUP gear, you can hire it from Norfolk Outdoor Adventures.
Ph: +44 0796 8083 334  Email: 
Please contact them in advance to ensure availability.  


The training is held at Hickling, a small village of the edge of Hickling Broad, which is one of the largest broads within the Broads National Park.   

It is an amazing place and is surrounded by the “Norfolk Broads” -  a network of rivers and lakes, set against unique natural parklands and with over 11,000 species of wildlife.  

Hickling Broad was formed during the medieval period when villagers cut peat for fuel from the surrounding marshes. The peat diggings flooded, forming the large, shallow body of water we now know as Hickling Broad. 

The old parish church of St Mary is a 13th-century building, on the site of a Saxon church that went back to at least the 9th century. 

Thatched boathouses line the Broad.

It’s perfect for stand up paddling, with calm flat waters.   

Nearby is the ocean which offers exposed waters paddling.  

The training venue is located right on the waterway.    

There is a large range of accommodation to stay at.   Getting to Hickling is easy either by driving, flying, train or bus.