Surf Instructor Certification

DO YOU WANT TO SURF AND HAVE A DREAM JOB? WE CAN MAKE IT HAPPEN!
SURF INSTRUCTOR ACADEMY PROGRAM

INTRODUCING THE PACIFIC SURF SCHOOL SURF INSTRUCTOR LICENSE AND TRAINING ACADEMY

You can learn to surf or develop your surfing and become a Certified Surf Instructor.

Become a licensed surf instructor with Pacific Surf School’s comprehensive 2 week Surf Instructor License and Training Academy. Graduate 100% certified to teach for Pacific Surf School or start your own surf instruction business wherever you want!

2 Weeks Course to Learn to Surf

Improve your Surfing and Become a Surf Instructor

Mon-Fri (4 hours/day)

1st Week - Surf Practice

Monday, Tuesday and Wednesday
2 group lessons a day

Thursday and Friday
2 private lessons a day

Saturday and Sunday
Free Rental for Training

2st Week

Monday, Tuesday and Wednesday
2 group lessons a day

Thursday and Friday
2 private lessons a day

Saturday and Sunday
Free Rental for Training

Friday - Test

Saturday
Teach 2 Lessons as an Instructor and get to know our Booking Software

Sunday
Teach 4 Lessons and Final Score

$1499 / Per person

What’s Included
  • Official Pacific Surf International Instructor License
  • Official Open Water Certification, we partner with Water Safety Specialists
  • CPR Certification from the American Heart Association
  • First Aid Certification from the American Heart Association
  • Complete surf instructor training: ocean safety, surf instruction methodologies, wave dynamics, and communication skills
  • Comprehensive instruction on how to open and operate a professional surf school
  • Leadership development course
  • All equipment rental (Surfboards, wetsuits, leash, rash guards)
  • Official Pacific Surf uniform, hat, t-shirt, business cards
After you graduate

Immediate eligibility for hiring at Pacific Surf San Diego, Los Angeles, or Hawaii.

License the Pacific Surf brand name and teach lessons wherever you want!

Marketing (we sell lessons and book for you).

Training and full access to our booking software.

24/7 software and customer support.

FAQ

Where can I work?
After getting your Surf Instructor Certification you can work for Pacific Surf in all of our locations – San Diego, Los Angeles, Hawaii and Nicaragua. With these credentials you can also start your own surf instructor business if you wish.

What will be my level of teaching?
In the start you will be able to teach beginners. With time and more knowledge you will be able to take advanced lessons.

How much will I get paid?
The wage for a Surf Instructor starts at $13/hour plus tips and bonuses.

Do I need my own gear?
If you are working for Pacific Surf all the gear is provided for you and your students for the lessons: board, wetsuit and rashguard.

TRIP ADVISOR REVIEWS

star rating  Semi Private Surf lessons - I went with my mom and twin sister for a semi-private surf lesson and it was the best!! Our instructor Paul Gilmore was amazing! He taught us everything we needed... Read More

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August 5, 2023

star rating  Great even for a more experienced surfer! - Highly recommend Pacific Surf School! They're one of the very few places that offer more than just beginner lessons. I took four solo lessons on the "outside" with Jack, and... Read More

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August 15, 2023

star rating  Awesome group activity! - Will, Aidan and Jack were INCREDIBLE. We had a large group - 13 people, ranging in age from 10-50. These guys made sure each participant got individual attention with great... Read More

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August 23, 2023
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