(Workshop) Level 1 Surfing Instructor

Training Venue

Whitesands/Newgale, Pembrokeshire, Wales, UK



Times and Dates

9:00 am - 17:00 pm

10-June-2023 - 11-June-2023

Closing: 27-May-2023


Training manual
ASI T-shirt
12 months ASI membership
Beginner softboards 

Bring to Workshop

Fibreglass surfboard
Surf clothing



Refund Policy

Workshops.  Full refund less £50 administration fee provided on minimum notice of 14 days prior to workshop date. Online courses, no refund paid once application has been processed.  More info.  

Course Fee

Usual Rate: GBPGBP £ 280

Address to be advised:
It will be Whitesands or Newgale, Pembrokeshire, Wales
or, Broadhaven YHA Youth  SA62 3JH  website
or, St David’s Bunk Barns   SA62 6QN   website

Free parking is available onsite. 

Locations are located right in the heart of the Pembrokeshire Coast National Park.


Level 1 Surfing Instructor 
Saturday to Sunday. 10-11 June 2023.   9am to 5pm  (2 days)

Pembrokeshire Surf School are providing local support for the ASI training, 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. 

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.
Course information

Delivered by Phil Sadler.     
Payment and enrolment is separate to ASI. To enrol, contact Phil on Email: phil@pembrokeshiresurfschool.co.uk
Ph: +44 7881937605

Phil Sadler  Biography
Ph: +44 7881937605
Email: phil@pembrokeshiresurfschool.co.uk

ASI Office Email: records@academyofsurfing.com

Instructor Training Centre: Pembrokeshire Surf School

Newgale Haverfordwest

  • Duke of Edinburgh Inn (B&B)  Ph:  +44 1437 720586  website
  • Southwood Farm B&B From ₤55 per night  website
  • Newgale Camping Site  website
  • Newgale Lodge  From ₤22 per night  website
  • Holiday Cottages  website

A selection of other accommodation options at Big Blue Experience website

Broadhaven / St Davids, Haverfordwest

  • Broadhaven YHA Youth  SA62 3JH.  From ₤16 per night  website
  • St David’s Bunk Barns. SA62 6QN  website

Closest airport:  
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. 

Pick up from train station available.  
No charge.  Contact ASI Trainer: Phil Sadler

Closest bus station:  

Bring to the workshop:
  • 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 Pembrokeshire Surf School
Please contact Phil in advance to ensure availability.  
Email: phil@pembrokeshiresurfschool.co.uk
Ph: +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.