Stand Up Paddle Instructor: L1 Flexible Learning Course

Level 1 Stand Up Paddle Instructor (Enclosed Flat Water)
Flexible Learning Course


Work at your own pace.
Complete your training with a mentor ASI SUP school & SUP instructor.
We post out your instructor manuals and access code to online video library.
Complete theory and practical course requirements and return the Asssessment Record Book to ASI.
Ideal for students who:

Require flexibility in completing their qualification
Have prior outdoors instructing and teaching experience
​Are experienced paddlers

Complete course work:

  • Written assessments.
  • Online multi-choice test.
  • Video of you delivering a short lesson to two people.
  • Video and paddling skills assessment critique of yourself.
  • Video and paddling skills assessment critique for one client.
  • Organise your practical on-the-job instruction experience (10 hours), under the guidance of an ASI SUP school owner (who is a qualified instructor).  Logbook hours and testimonial form to be signed by the SUP school owner. 
  • Provide current copies of surf rescue and first aid certificates
  • Provide identification and headshot photo.

Demonstrating competency:
If you are not able to demonstrate competent enclosed flat water paddling skills, one additional video assessment can be submitted for free.   

You can complete the flexible learning course within 4 weeks if you dedicate time to finish theory assessments and practical on the job experience. 

However, you have 12 months to complete all course requirements allowing you to work at your own pace. 

The process: 

  • Complete online enrolment form and payment, listing the ASI Accredited SUP instructor and school where you will be completing your practical hours.
  • We post your training manuals to you.
  • Complete written assessments in the Assessment and Competency Record Book.
  • Organise completing your practical hours (can be with multiple surf schools) and have the hours signed by SUP school owner.
  • Email or post your video and completed Assessment and Competency Record Book to ASI. 

Offered for:  Level 1 Stand Up Paddle Instructor (Enclosed Flat Water)

Countries available:  Worldwide 

Additional course information and requirements:  
Please read prior to enrolling. Course Information

Level 1 Stand Up Paddle Instructor (Enclosed Flat Water) Training Manual
SUP Instructor Assessment and Competency Record book
Use of ASI Level 1 SUP Instructor (Enclosed Flat Water) logo
ASI membership valid for 12 months
Access to the ASI online SUP video library

Fees & Enrolment:

Choose enrolment button for the country you are completing your training:

ENROL - Australia & Asia  AUD $450

ENROL - UK   GBP £250

ENROL - Europe   Euro €350




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