(Flexible Trainer) L1 SUP Instructor (Enc Flat Water)-Enrol Anytime

Training Venue

Shellharbour, NSW, Australia



Times and Dates

9:00 am - 17:00 pm

03-September-2021 - 31-December-2022

Closing: 31-December-2022


Online training manuals
12 months ASI membership

Bring to Workshop

This is an on-line e-learning course 
Practical is completed with a trainer 
Bring SUP board/gear



Refund Policy

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

Course Fee

Usual Rate: Australian Dollars.AUD $ 450

Complete theory online - work from home.
Complete practical assessments with an ASI Trainer.
Complete practical hours experience at an ASI Accredited SUP School or other approved SUP school. 

Location: practical session with trainer
Lake Illawarra Kiosk
79 Reddall Parade, Lake Illawarra NSW 2528  
Free parking at venue. 


This is an online course, with practical assessments completed with a trainer.   The trainer will provide some guidance on the practical SUP requirements and instruction skills, take video of you and provide feedback.

Complete the online learning theory first, using the ASI e-learning platform.  Then contact your trainer to complete your practical session.  Date and time is organised with a trainer to suit your schedule.  There is a maximum of 2 people and the hours may slightly change depending if it is one person or two people.

If you are enrolled in more than one course, the sessions are held on the same day.


Total duration:  2 hours

Level 1 SUP Instructor (Enclosed Flat Water)  
2 hours 

Stand Up Paddle Boarding Shellharbour are providing local support for the ASI training, providing a wealth of local area knowledge.  

Stand Up Paddle Boarding Shellharbour can also provide practical hours work experience.

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

Rebecca Dunning   Biography
Ph  +61 427 667 938
Email:  records@academyofsurfing.com

Instructor Training Centre:  Stand Up Paddle Boarding Shellharbour

Warilla Bowling Club.  Cabins. (8kms / 11 minute drive to training venue)  website
Shellharbour Village Motel.  (7 kms / 9 minute drive)   website
Windang Beach​ Tourist Park.  Caravan, camping, cabins.  (8.7 kms / 12 mins drive)   website

A large range of accommodation is listed at Shellharbour Tourism   website


Shellharbour tourism travel information website

Sydney to Shellharbour :   100km   (62 miles)  south of Sydney. 1 ½ hour drive.  

Closest airport:  

1) Sydney Kingsford Smith International Airport

You can take a train from the Airport to Oak Flats.  Travel time is approx. 2 hours 20 mins.

The Airport Link website shows the train information to get to Oak Flats.
It is 700 metres (5 min walk) to the training venue.

2) Wollongong Illawarra Regional Airport.  (located at Shellharbour).  

15mins drive to Lake Illawarra 

Closest train station:  

Oak Flat 

Trainer can pick you up from train stop (please organise in advance)

Closest bus station:   


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

  • SUP board, paddle & coiled leash
  • SUP clothing 
  • Video camera / phone to take video
  • Access to computer 
  • Access to an ASI Accredited SUP School or other approved school to complete practical experience

For the practical session with trainer 
If you are travelling and don’t have your SUP board or SUP gear, you can loan it from the Trainer. 
Ph  +61 427 667 938
Email: supshellharbour@bigpond.com  
Please contact the trainer in advance to organise.

Shellharbour is approx 100 kms (62 miles) south of Sydney, located in the Illawarra region.

It is a picturesque seaside town with unspoilt beaches and close to Lake Illawarra.  

The Lake is approximately 9.5 kilometres long and 5.5 kilometres wide and offers a range of water activities including excellent fishing, prawning, crabbing, swimming, snorkelling, sailing, rowing, canoeing, water skiing, windsurfing, surfing and stand up paddle.

Its close proximity to Sydney, makes it an ideal weekend get away location.