Have you always wanted to become a surf instructor? To follow the seasons, work around the world and be part of the ISA worldwide community of amazing people in amazing locations?
Combine your love of surfing with a career and become an ISA Level 1 Surf Instructor at our Kima surf camp in Canggu, Bali from the 18th - 28th of February.
The ISA Level 1 Surf Instructor Qualification is the basic Instructor accreditation and minimum requirement for professional instructors to hold. In order to gain it, you need to:
Attend the 2-day ISA Level 1 Surf Instructor Course
Attend the 2-Day ILS Lifesaving Course
Complete a 20-hour internship at any surf camp in the world
We offer two packages:
Package 1: Kima Surf Instructor
7 Nights accommodation at Kima surf camp in Canggu + ISA & ILS courses with an accredited ISA teacher
Package 2: Kima Surf Instructor + 20h practical experience:
10 Nights accommodation at Kima surf camp in Canggu + ISA & ILS courses with an accredited ISA teacher + 20hrs practical experience to receive your final ISA Level 1 Surf Instructor Qualification
Package 1 (7 Nights)
Package 2 (10 Nights)
ISA Course description:
The course covers the teaching of entry level and basic beginner surfers through to an early intermediate level.
You will learn:
• The role of the Surf Coach and Duty of Care regulations
• Risk management & safety including identifying surfing lesson hazards
• How to plan and run an engaging successful lesson
• Different board skills and techniques
• Assessing students performance and evaluating outcomes of your lessons
• Minimising environmental impacts
Minimum 18 years old
A good level of fitness is required
Show and understand rules of priority
Able to negotiate the line up
Show confidence in going left and right
The course contains theory, practical components, and group activities. Assessment is competency based and successful completion is based upon the following:
Full attendance of the training course and all practical assessments
Basic Surf Fitness Test
Competency in each of the Practical Assessments
Completion of course participant workbook
Basic Surf Fitness Test: Run-swim-run to demonstrate surf skill competency, based on small to moderate surf conditions and to be completed within a 5-minute timeframe: Minimum of 100m run, negotiation of the inner surf zone with a swim of at least 100m through the surf and impact zone, 100m run.
Practical Assessments: Unconscious board rescue, basic first aid techniques in various scenarios, and provision of basic emergency care, including CPR.