ASI Surf Instructor Training Centre

Train with Discovery Surf School to become a Surf Coach.

We are renowned as the leading forerunners of surf coaching techniques, as Producers of the internationally best selling instructional videos; 110% Surfing Techniques.

Discovery is an ASI training centre, the certificates can be used around the world. Training is at Bigbury on-sea, South Devon, England.

Become an Instructor

Complete a SLSGB Surf Safety course or SLSGB Beach Lifeguard Course with Coast to Coast.

Enrol on the ASI Level 1 surfing instructor course with Discovery Surf School. We are running our 2023 Surf Instructor Course on the 21st and 22nd June - please follow this link to enrol:

About the ASI Level 1 Surf Instructor Apprenticeship

The apprenticeship is a really flexible and intuitive way of gaining your surf instructor qualification, which suits everyone who is keen to become a coach. It gives you the opportunity to develop your skills and learn all the important information at your own pace.

As part of your apprenticeship we will we go through the practical;  including delivery of beach lesson, tips & techniques for in water coaching (super important), and different scenarios. This will also count as 5 hours of your work experience hours. (Next dates Spring 2023).

ASI LEVEL 1 SURF INSTRUCTOR APPRENTICESHIP ASI (association of Surfing Instructors)

Complete theory on the ASI e-learning platform and complete your practical on-the-job instruction experience with Discovery Surf School.

Entry Requirement and Course info:

Surfing level requirement:


You will need to complete 25 hours work exp with an ASI Surf school, which includes Discovery Surf School. 

Please contact us if you have any questions about the course - we are happy to help.


Many people who have completed our course have gone on to work with us and become part of our team. In order to teach at any surf school, you will also need a beach lifeguard qualification or surf coach safety award