Become an ASI Bodyboard School

Become an ASI Accredited Bodyboard School and display the ASI Accredited Bodyboard School logo to demonstrate quality operations. 

ASI bodyboard schools include mobile schools, fixed location schools, sole operators or employ many instructors and staff.

ASI accredited bodyboard schools have demonstrated they meet the ASI worldwide standards for operations, training and safety.

You also get access to a range of resources, such as procedure manuals and forms specially developed to help with your bodyboarding school business. You can also provide your students with Bodyboard Wise learn to bodyboard courses, complete with learning resources.

ASI sets the worldwide standard for bodyboard schools.


Get worldwide exposure, client assurance

  • Display the ASI logo - demonstrating high quality operations. Put on your marketing materials, website, advertising, vehicles, equipment.
  • Listed on the ASI website world wide map
  • A dedicated page on the ASI website with online enquiry form. We write this for you to save you time.
  • International advertising promoting you as an ASI accredited bodyboard school

Written Policy and Procedures Manual
We've written it all for you

  • Organise your bodyboard school with ASI's complete procedures manuals. Don't waste your time on developing this paperwork, when we've written it all for you.
  • You get operations manuals, procedures, health and safety policies, risk management safety plans and environmental risk management plans, operational forms and more. Free updates.
  • Access via your online member login.

ASI Bodyboard Wise Learn to Bodyboard Courses
Leading edge, ready to use

  • Offer your students the ASI Bodyboard Wise bodyboarding programs.
  • Each level is complete with student workbooks, logbooks and manuals, training program schedules, participation certificates. Ideal for adults or kids school groups specially written for the educational system.
  • Marketing materials with training course outlines and brochures

Part of the ASI Worldwide Network

  • Networking with other ASI accredited schools worldwide
  • Training and conference opportunities
  • E- newsletters with latest industry developments, best practice
  • Head office support for with any questions in relation to operating your surf school.

Insurance    Competitive rates

ASI Accredited schools can access comprehensive liability insurance at competitive market rates.
(applicable to Australia, USA, Ireland) 


  • Abide by ASI worldwide standards for bodyboard chools
  • Employ ASI accredited bodyboarding instructors
  • Have high standards of operational safety and risk management
  • Implement "child protection" and "child friendly" practices
  • Comply with, and hold, relevant government laws and licences
  • Have appropriate liability insurance cover as applicable to your country.   (see insurance page for country liability requirements)
  • Provide quality and safe equipment and clothing (bodyboards, leashes, fins, rash vests, wetsuits)
  • Prohibit discrimination towards any group or individuals
  • Implement high standards of ethics
  • Have a complaints and feedback process
  • Undergo annual audits to ensure high quality operations and training
  • Abide by ASI student to instructor ratios

Application and Fees

Region Set Up Fee Annual Fee
Australia AUD $110  Australian Dollars AUD $440   Apply Now!
UK £60  GBP £ 290 Apply Now!
USA-Americas $100  US Dollars $400   Apply Now!
Europe €80  Euro €350   Apply Now!
Other countries $100  US Dollars   $400   Apply Now!

Set up fee.  For new schools only.  Set up your account, write up and listing on ASI website page and worldwide map, audit paperwork. 

Application available to ASI Accredited Instructors only.

Accreditation Process

  • Complete the online application form and payment
  • Receive member online login
  • Read ASI manuals and forms and update with your school name and logos
  • Complete audit form and send to ASI with required paperwork
  • Undertake physical audit
  • Receive and display your accreditation certificate
  • Display “ASI accredited surf school” logo on your website, marketing brochures and vehicles

We provide you with standard operating procedure manuals and templates to make it easy to  complete the accreditation process. 

Enquire here to find out more about becoming an ASI accredited bodyboard school and becoming part of the ASI worldwide network