Level 1 Surfing Instructor
Newgale Hill, Haverfordwest, Pembrokeshire, Wales United Kingdom
Times and Dates
9:00 am - 17:00 pm
14-September-2019 - 15-September-2019
Level 1 Surfing Instructor Training Manual
Practical hours logbook
ASI Learn to Surf for Beginners DVD
ASI Learn to Surf Intermediate Level manual
Beginner softboard for use in workshop
12 months ASI membership
Bring to Workshop
Big Blue Experience. Flat 1, Newgale House Newgale Haverfordwest, Pembrokeshire SA62 6AS Wales
Free parking at venue.
This 2 day workshop is an intensive format that allows you to complete most of the written and practical course requirements. Beach and surf time is maximised to ensure you gain practice with delivery and technical skills.
Early Bird Rate
Enrol and pay early to receive lower course fees.
Course Requirments and Schedule
(click link for course information and requirements)
Level 1 Surfing Instructor
Sat-Sun. 14-15 September 2019. 9am to 5pm (2 days)
Pembrokeshire Surf School are providing local support for the ASI Surfing Instructor workshops, providing a wealth of local area knowledge.
Pembrokeshire Surf School can also provide on-the-job practical hours experience.
Read the course information and requirements before enrolling.
See links under Schedule.
Within 12 months for attending the workshop, instructors must submit a:
-Surf Rescue Certificate
-Senior First Aid certificate
Or provide a combined beach lifeguard or surf coach rescue qualification.
You can obtain a surf rescue certificate from organisations such as surf lifesaving.
Your surfing instructor certificate will not be issued until these are received.
After the workshop you will complete practical hours experience.
Surf Rescue and First Aid Courses
Complete your surf rescue and first aid qualifications at the same time.
SLSGB Surf Coach Safety Rescue course (3 days)- combined first aid and rescue
17-19 September 2019. 9am to 5pm
SLSGB Lifeguard Course (5 days) - combined first aid and rescue
16-20 September 2019. 9am to 5pm
Delivered by ASI Trainer, Phil Sadler. Pembrokeshire Surf School. See course information.
Payment is separate to ASI.
Complete the ASI online enrolment form and the trainer will be in contact with you regarding payment.
Or you can contact the Phil Sadler direct to enrol and pay. Email: firstname.lastname@example.org
Ph: UK: +44 7881937605
Duke of Edinburgh Inn (B&B) (5 mins walk to training venue). From ₤55 per night
Ph: +44 1437 720586 website
Southwood Farm B&B (1 mile - 20 minute walk) From ₤55 per night website
Newgale Lodge (1.5 miles - 20 minute walk) From ₤22 per night website
Broadhaven YHA Youth Hostel (6.5 miles - 15 minute drive) From ₤16 per night website
Newgale Camping Site website
Holiday Cottages website
A selection of other accommodation options at Big Blue Experience website
Cardiff Airport (2 hr drive)
Bristol Airport (2.5 hr drive to training venue)
Train goes from airports to Pembrokeshire.
Car rentals available at airport.
Closest train station:
Haverford West, Pembrokeshire. (15 min drive to training venue).
Pick up from train station available.
No charge. Contact ASI Trainer: Phil Sadler
Closest bus station:
Newgale bustop (3 mins walking distance)
Please bring the following equipment:
- Fibreglass surfboard to demonstrate surfing skills
- Surf clothing
Your board and gear can be left overnight at the training room venue.
If you are travelling and don't have your surfboard or surf gear, you can hire it from Pembrokeshire Surf School
Please contact Phil in advance to ensure availability.
Ph: UK: +44 7881937605
Pembrokeshire, tucked away in South West Wales, is a remote but beautiful corner of the UK, with spectacular coastlines on three sides and gorgeous countryside alongside highly picturesque towns such as Tenby, Fishguard and Haverfordwest.
The county is home to Pembrokeshire Coast National Park, the only coastal national park of its kind in the United Kingdom. Over the years Pembrokeshire's beaches have won numerous awards, 39 beaches recommended by the Marine Conservation Society (2011).
The area is a surfer’s paradise. There is a large range of surfing locations, great surf breaks and there is always surf.
Newgale is a very small village, located on a stunning 2 mile sandy beach right in the heart of the Pembrokeshire Coast National Park. There is a large variety of conditions for surfing from Atlantic swells to sheltered wooded estuaries and reservoirs. This area of the UK is renowned for its scenic coastline, natural beauty and variety of bays, beaches and rivers.
Wales has an incredible history and cultural heritage. In Pembrokeshire. there is evidence of stone age settlements, medieval castles and naval shipping history. Check out the local attractions with numerous castles scattered across the countries, cathedrals, picturesque towns or walks along the coast in the national parkland.
It is a place of immense beauty, great surf, history and fun adventures.