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: $250
2018 Course Dates:
March 4th- 5th
March 18th- 19th
April 19th- 20th
May 10th- 11th
Costa Rica (International Class) JACO TBA
Costa Rica Tamarindo TBA
May 31st- June 1st
June 21st- 22nd
July 12th- 13th
Customized course dates may be available for 10 or more students, upon request.