Coaching

 Coaching 

Surf Coaching
SUP Coaching
 

 

Enroll in a Surfing Australia education course to become a qualified coach, judge or official and start working for an affiliated Surfing Australia event, Surf, SUP or Bodyboarding School, this SUMMER!

Surfing Australia's course are the only of it's kind in Australia, recognised by the Australian Sports Commission's, National Coaching Accreditation Scheme, ensuring the qualification is of the highest standards in safety and coaching principles.

Surfing Australia and the associated State branches are recognised by the International Surfing Association as the world leader in the development of coaching and judging programs.

 LEVEL ONE - SURF INSTRUCTOR

 The Surfing Australia Level 1 Coaching Course is the minimum qualification required to be a surf coach in Australia.

To obtain this accreditation an individual must adhere to the following requirements:

1. Full attendance at the course
2. 20 hours practical surf coaching experience (after completing the course)
3. Pass a basic surf skills test
4. A current Surfing Australia membership
5. A current ‘Working With Children' check
6. An applied first-aid certificate (check if applicable in your State)
• A current Ocean Safety Award (one of the below)
• Bronze proficiency: Surf Life Saving Association
• Surf Rescue Certificate: SLSA Community Award
• Ocean Rescue Award: Royal Lifesaving Society
• OSSCA Award Professional Ocean Lifeguard Association

State Branches conduct regular Level 1 Surf Instructor Accreditations throughout the year. For details on these courses contact the relevant State Branch or check out courses being conducted around Australia on the left hand side of this page.

LEVEL TWO - SURF COACH

The Surfing Australia Level 2 Coaching Course provides the theory and practical knowledge for a coach to deliver club level development programs for novice to intermediate skill level surfers.

To obtain this accreditation an individual must adhere to the following requirements:

1. Full attendance at the course
2. Successful completion of the Assessment Workbook
3. Pass the Level 2 online exam
4. Pass a basic surf skills test
5. A current Surfing Australia membership
6. A current ‘Working With Children' check
7. An applied first-aid certificate (check if applicable in your State)
• A current Ocean Safety Award (one the below)
• Bronze proficiency: Surf Life Saving Association
• Surf Rescue Certificate: SLSA Community Award
• Ocean Rescue Award: Royal Lifesaving Society
• OSSCA Award Professional Ocean Lifeguard Association 

FLAT WATER - STAND-UP PADDLE BOARD (SUP) COACHING COURSE

The Surfing Australia SUP Flat Water Coaching Course is the minimum qualification required to be coach Stand Up Paddle Boarding in an enclosed flat water environment.
To obtain this accreditation an individual must adhere to the following requirements:

1. Full attendance at the course
2. 20 practical SUP flat water coaching experience (after completing the course)
3. Pass a basic SUP skills test
4. A current Surfing Australia membership
5. A current ‘Working With Children' check
6. An applied first-aid certificate (check if applicable in your State)
• A current Ocean Safety Award (one of the below)
• Bronze proficiency: Surf Life Saving Association
• Surf Rescue Certificate: SLSA Community Award
• Ocean Rescue Award: Royal Lifesaving Society
• OSSCA Award Professional Ocean Lifeguard Association

 SUP  - SURF and/or OPEN WATER MODULES The objective of the SUP Open water and SUP Surf Modules is to up-skill the accredited Flat Water SUP Coach with the competencies to develop skills in a preferred SUP lesson environment.

1. Hold a current flat water SUP qualification
2. Full attendance at the course
3. 10 practical SUP flat water coaching experience (after completing the course)
4. Pass a basic SUP skills test
5. A current Surfing Australia membership
6. A current ‘Working With Children' check
7. An applied first-aid certificate (check if applicable in your State)
• A current Ocean Safety Award (one of the below)
• Bronze proficiency: Surf Life Saving Association
• Surf Rescue Certificate: SLSA Community Award
• Ocean Rescue Award: Royal Lifesaving Society
• OSSCA Award Professional Ocean Lifeguard Association

 On completion of these requirements your Surfing Australia SUP SURF or OPEN WATER Coaching accreditation will be endorsed and a new coaching card will be issued.

State Branches conduct regular SUP Module courses throughout the year. For details on these courses contact the relevant State Branch or check out courses being conducted around Australia on the left hand side of this page.

LEVEL 1 BODYBOARDING COACHING COURSE

The Surfing Australia Level 1 Coaching Course is the minimum qualification required to be a Bodyboarding coach in Australia.

To obtain this accreditation an individual must adhere to the following requirements:

1. Full attendance at the course
2. 20 hours practical surf coaching experience (after completing the course)
3. Pass a basic bodyboarding skills test
4. A current Surfing Australia membership
5. A current ‘Working With Children' check
6. An applied first-aid certificate (check if applicable in your State)
• A current Ocean Safety Award (one the below)
• Bronze proficiency: Surf Life Saving Association
• Surf Rescue Certificate: SLSA Community Award
• Ocean Rescue Award: Royal Lifesaving Society
• OSSCA Award Professional Ocean Lifeguard Association

State Branches conduct Bodyboarding courses throughout the year. For details on these courses contact the relevant State Branch or check out courses being conducted around Australia on the left hand side of this page. 

 

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