ISA Surf Coach & SLSGB Life Guarding courses

ISA Surf instructor courses Pembrokeshire


Welcome to the leading ISA & SLSGB Surf Training Centres in Wales.

Outer Reef Surf Centre beach lifeguard training school is based on the Welsh coast in Pembrokeshire, but also operates in France, Spain, Morocco and Indonesia and due to being one of the only training centres in the UK to have a mobile unit, we can deliver these ISA qualifications and lifeguard training anywhere in the UK and worldwide. You can undertake either your ISA level 1 or level 2 surf instructor course or Flat water SUP instructor courses from our awesome coast side base in Pembrokeshire, Wales. Set on a stunning stretch of coastline, there’s probably no better spot to undertake your training and take the first steps towards becoming a ISA qualified surf instructor.



There are a couple of prerequisites to you signing up to either of the ISA surf courses on offer - clearly you’ll need to be able to surf! - you’ll need:

  • A current Beach Life Saving Qualification acceptable to both the ISA 
  • At least two years real and personal surfing experience.

Surf Coach Qualification Rates

  • ISA/Surfing Level 1 Surf Coach Award - £275 per person
  • ISA Level 2 Surf Coach Award - £350 per person
  • ISA flat water SUP coach award - £275 per person
  • SLSGB Beach Lifeguard & ISA Surf Coach Level 1 - £465 per person (Combined course package)
  • SLSGB Beach Lifeguard & ISA Surf Coach Level 2 - £495 per person (Combined course package)
  • SLSGB Surf Coach Safety Rescue and ISA level 1 - £465
  • Transfer from BSA Surf Coach Awards to ISA - £150 per person

Student Discounts available call 01646 680070 for details.

We can arrange accommodation for you.

(All courses are subject to availability)

Course Dates

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At Pembrokeshire and West Wales' Premier Surf & Sup (Stand up Paddle Boarding) School we offer a full range of surfing and SUP stand up paddle boarding lessons and equipment hire, from a half day tuition to week long courses, Kids' Clubs, surf camps and more.

The surf courses are run at:
Newgale, Broadhaven, Freshwater West, Stackpole & Manorbier.

Outer Reef also runs ISA- Surfing Gb Level 1 & 2 surfing and SUP (stand up paddle boarding) Instructor Courses, as well as NaRS, SLSGB Beach LifeGuard awards and is the only official Training Centre in Wales U.K. Our Instructors have over 35 years coaching watersports to all ages abilities.

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