The ASI sets the world standard in surf and paddle education.

It’s the leading professional membership body for training, education and accreditation for Surf Instructors, Surf Centres, Stand Up Paddle-boarding and Bodyboarding around the globe.
The ASI operates in over 20 countries, with offices in Australia, UK, USA, Indonesia and Asia. ASI accreditation sets the international standard. It’s the highest mark of professional competence recognised and sought after by instructors, schools and centres worldwide.

The ASI offers a range of instructor career pathways from Level 1-Level 5 Master Coaching with continued support and professional development, business operations and management.
By enrolling on an ASI accredited course or attaining ASI centre status it guarantees consistent, high quality training programmes and the safest operating standards recognised throughout the world. The ASI is committed to ensuring all ASI instructors have the skills and competencies to work in any location throughout the world.


From March – November in the UK, March – December in Portugal, late April in Netherlands


From £240 – £260


North Ireland, Cornwall, Devon, Wales, Portugal, Netherlands, Israel, Australia, USA, Canada and the Americas. For more information on courses available and where, click here.
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