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Surfing Instructor Safety Training

This 18-hour course includes lecture and practical open water, CPR, and first aid training.  Topics covered include: ocean safety, group management, oceanography, rip currents, rescue techniques, emergency action plans, and more. This fun yet challenging course will provide surfing instructors with the tools to recognize hazards, minimize risks for their students, safely manage student groups in the surf and to act decisively in an emergency situation.

Note: This training includes Certificates in First Aid and CPR from the American Heart Association.

Water Safety Specialists Surfing Instructor Safety Training is an awareness level course designed to prepare the surfing instructor for the challenges of safely managing a group of students in the ocean environment.  Combined with First Aid and CPR training this course meets the criteria to operate as a surfing instructor in the city of San Diego.

Course Fee: $225

2017 Course Dates:

March 23 – 24

April 27 – 28

May 11 – 12

Costa Rica (International Class)  JACO TBA

Costa Rica  Tamarindo TBA

June 1 – 2

June 15- 16 FULL

June 29 – 30

July 13 – 14

August TBA

Customized course dates may be available for 10 or more students, upon request.

Upcoming Class Dates

2017 Surfing Instructor Safety training:
March 23-24

Contact Us:

Water Safety Specialists
P.O. Box 177005
San Diego, CA 92177
Phone: 619.993-3029
Fax: 619.916.3643