Level 3 Surfing Coach

Progress your surfing instructor career and complete the Level 3 surfing coach training course. You will need elite-advanced surfing skill and have been an accredited surfing instructor for a minimum of 5 years.

                               Course Overview


Instruct elite-advanced surfing skill and knowledge.

  • Surf over 6ft (2 metres), various surf breaks around the world.

Career outcomes:

Surfing instructor in the surfing or outdoor recreation industry.
Industry job roles that require surfing knowledge (e.g. sales, retail).

Topics covered:

  • Identify and manage elite-advanced level surfing risks and hazards
  • Minimise environmental impacts (social and natural)
  • Emergency processes and response
  • Assess students elite-advanced level skills and identify areas for training
  • Prepare individualised training programs for elite-advanced level students
  • Evaluating surfing lessons

Entry requirements:

Before enrolling, you must have:

What we provide:

Level 3 Surfing CoachTraining Manual
Level 3 Assessment & Competency Record Book
Minimum of 12 months membership

Certificate issued:

ASI Level 3 Surfing Coach (Valid for 12 months from date of workshop)

Delivery options:

The ASI Level 3 Surfing Coach course can be completed by:

  • Attending a workshop

Delivery Option - Workshop:

Workshop course requirements:

In order to gain your Surfing Instructors qualification, you will need to:

  • Complete written assessments.
  • Demonstrate your elite-advanced level surfing skills.
  • Complete a written test to demonstrate your elite-advanced level surfing knowledge.
  • Submit 3 photo or video demonstrating elite-advanced surfing

Before or after the workshop, provide copies of:

  • Personal identification (e.g drivers licence or passport)
  • Working with Children Check (as applicable to the country are working in. Information)
  • Surf Rescue certificate  and  Senior First Aid certificate, OR
    Lifesaving (Combined Rescue & First Aid certificate).

Surf Rescue:   Date of certificate is no more than 2 years old from date of completion (or 1 year old for Australia)  Find Approved Surf Rescue Training Providers

Senior First Aid:  The certificate date must be no more than 3 years old from date of completion.  Find Description and Approved Senior First Aid Training Providers

You have 12 months from date of workshop to complete all course requirements.


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