ASI Surf Wise: Level 3 Beginner Surfer



Ride a broken or green wave on an angle (trimming).


ASI Beginner Surfer Level 2 skills and competence

Topics Covered / Outcomes

Select, catch and ride waves with safety 
Surfing etiquette - drop in rule, snaking, ethics

Surfing manoeuvres:

  • Trimming
  • Angle across wave
  • Turning


ASI Learn to Surf for Beginners manual
ASI Learn to Surf for Beginners student workbook or logbook


ASI Beginner Surfer Level 3 Participation Certificate


5 sessions (1- 2 hrs each session)  + practice

10 to 20 hours (depending on personal sports abilty and previous ocean experience.


AUSTRALIA - Nationally Recognised Training Course

The ASI Level 3 Beginner Surfer course is aligned to the below Nationally Recognised Units of Competency.  Students may choose to enrol in the Nationally Recognised Training Course, and will be required to demonstrate competency to be awarded:

Statement of Attainment in Certificate II in Outdoor Recreation (SIS20213).

   Units of competency:
   SISOSRF202A Demonstrate basic surfing manoeuvers in controlled conditions
   SISOOPS201A Minimise environmental impact
   SISOSRF201A Demonstrate surf survival and self rescue skills

Available in Australia only. ASI is an Australian Registered Training Organisation ID 91496 with authority to issue NRT certificates.


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