Level 1 Surfing Instructor

Training Venue

North Wollongong, New South Wales, Australia



Times and Dates

9:00 am - 17:00 pm

23-November-2019 - 24-November-2019

Closing: 09-November-2019


Level 1 Surfing Instructor Training Manual
Practical hours logbook 
ASI Learn to Surf for Beginners DVD
Beginner softboard for use in workshop
ASI T-shirt
12 months ASI membership 


Bring to Workshop

Fibreglass surfboard
Surf clothing
Your lunch



Refund Policy

Full refund less $75 administration fee provided on minimum notice of 14 days prior to workshop.

Course Fee

Early Bird Rate: Australian Dollars.AUD $ 420

Pay by :26-October-2019

Usual Rate: Australian Dollars.AUD $ 450

Pines Surfing Academy, Meeting room.  North Wollongong Surf Club, 1A Cliff Road, North Wollongong NSW 2500
Parking: free parking available at training 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.

Your only post workshop training is to complete practical on-the-job experience and provide 1 surfing video/surfing assessment.

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

(click link for course information and requirements)

Level 1 Surfing Instructor                             
Sat-Sun. 23-24 November 2019.  9am to 5pm   (2 days)

Pines Surfing Academy are providing local support for the ASI Surfing Instructor workshops, providing a wealth of local area knowledge.  

Pines Surfing Academy can also provide on-the-job practical experience.  Contact the trainer for more information. 


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

Within 12 months for attending the workshop, instructors must submit a:
-Surf Rescue Certificate 
-Senior First Aid certificate

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.


Vaya Phrachnah Biography

Ph: +61 410 645 981
Email: info@academyofsurfing.com

Instructor Training Centre: Pines Surfing Academy


Wollongong Surf Leisure. Caravan park.  Range of accommodations.  Located right on the beach and only 10 minute cycle ride to venue (the caravan park hires cycles)

Novotel Hotel North Wollongong. On the Beach. Opposite training venue.


Closest Airport:
Sydney. Mascot International Airport  (80 km, approx 1 hour drive)
Train link from airport to Wollongong (1 hour 30 mins) 

Wollongong Illawarra Regional Airport.  (located at Shellharbour, 20 ksm / 30 mins drive to Wollongong) 
Train available at Albion Park Station (11 min walk from airport) to  Wollongong (30 mins train ride)

Closest Bus Station:
North Wollongong  (7 mins walk to training venue)

Closest Train Station:
Novotel Hotel bus stop.  Opposite training venue


Please bring the following equipment:

  • Fibreglass surfboard – to demonstrate intermediate surfing ability
  • Surf clothing

If you are travelling and don't have your surfboard or surf gear, you can rent it from:
Pines Surfing Academy
Ph: +61 410 645 981
Email: pinessurfingacademy@hotmail.com
Please contact the centre in advance to ensure availability.  

Wollongong is located approximately 1 hours drive (80 km) south of Sydney city centre.  

It is an adventure sports activity paradise with inland waterways, amazing surf beaches, national parks and cafe society.

The beaches are pristine with "The Farm" - a famous surf break nearby, plus many other excellent surf breaks.

There is a huge range of accommodation options from backpackers, caravan parks to 5 star luxury, all in easy reach to the beaches.