Courses With Qualifications

Surf Lifeguarding Surf Instructor Course With  Qualification

Oceano Surf has teamed up with the British based company “The Water Skills Academy” to bring you one of the best and most unique Surf Instructor and Surf Lifesaving Courses available.

The combined Surf Instructor and Surf Lifeguarding Course qualifies you to work in the surfing Industry as a Surfing or Water sports Instructor.

Oceano Surf and the Water Skills Academy, draw on their extensive experience to give you the best possible Surf Instructor and Surf Lifeguarding Courses available.

The topics covered in the Surf Instructor Award Course:

  • The role of the surfing instructor
  • Communication skills in the surf environment
  • Identify and manage surfing risks / hazards
  • Emergency processes and response
  • Instruction and coaching methods
  • Assessment methods for students
  • Evaluating surfing lessons

SLSGB Surf Lifesaving Award

This qualification is specifically for those candidates who want to work as a surf instructor and need to have a lifesaving qualification. The course is held over 6 days including the exam and can be combined with the ASI Surf Instructor Course. There is no timed pool swim. Candidates must demonstrate competence in the following areas:

  • Board rescue of conscious casualty
  • Swim 50m to rescue casualty with no aids
  • Spinal management in surf zone
  • Casualty care post rescue
  • Primary assessment
  • Secondary assessment
  • Adult, Child and baby CPR
  • Choking Adult, Child and baby
  • Recovery position and aftercare
  • Rescue philosophy
  • Practical management of emergency scenarios
  • First Aid