There are currently no judging courses/programs available.
Surf Coaching Courses
Surfing Western Australia is the sole provider of Level 1 Surf Coaching Courses in the state and conducts a number of courses per year. The two day course is a part of the Australian Sports Commission's National Coaching Accreditation Scheme (NCAS) and covers the necessary theory and practical components to become a nationally and internationally recognized surf instructor.
This is the mimuimum standard qualification requirement for employment at any one of Surfing Western Australia's Licenced Surf Schools.
What Do I Have To Do To Become A Surf Coach
To gain full accredititation, there several qualifications and practical requirements that are required to be completed by the candidate in addition to sitting the accreditation course. Candidates must:
- Hold a current Surf Rescue Certificate or Surf Bronze gained through the Surf Life Saving WA.
- Complete a Working with Children Check form.
- Complete 20 Hours of Practical Coaching with a Surfing WA Licensed Surf School.
- Hold a current Surfing WA Membership.
- Be aged 18 years or over (people under 18 can complete the Course, however cannot gain complete accreditation until they turn 18).
- Be a Competent surfer (you will need to demonstrate this during the course).
For all enquires related to Surf Rescue Certificates or Surf Bronze Certificates in WA, please contact Surf Life Saving WA on 9243 9444.
Level One Surf Coaching Accreditation is valid for two years from date of initial accreditation. To gain re-accreditation, you must re-submit copies of the above documentation to Surfing WA, renew your Surfing WA Membership ($55.00 per year) and pay a $55.00 re-accreditation fee to Surfing WA.
Level 2 Surf Coaching Accreditation
Surfing WA also run Level 2 Surf Coaching Accreditation Courses for coaches wishing to coach elite and high performance surf coaching. Please contact Surfing WA for more info on 08 9448 0004
To register for a course, simply select the course that suits you from the menu on the left and register online. Course numbers are strictly limited.
For further information about Level 1 and 2 Surf Coaching Courses, please contact the Surfing WA office on (08) 9448 0004 or email email@example.com
International Surf Judging Courses
Surfing Western Australia regularly hosts International Judging and Officiating Courses in conjunction with Surfing Australia. The International Judging and Officiating Course is the first step in becoming a professional surfing Judge and Official and Surfing WA and Surfing Australia are committed to providing a clear development pathway for our aspiring and, dedicated experienced officials.
The cost of The International Judging and Officiating course is $190 per person. The course is one day only and provides participants with: The International Judging manual, current rule book, ID accreditation card and informative judging DVD.
Course participants are accredited on the day of the course as a “Level 1 club Judge”.
A higher level accreditation pre-requisite is that course participants must complete 20 hours of judging experience, 10 hours at a club level and 10 hours at a regional/state level. The hours must be documented and signed off by a Surfing Australia accredited Head Judge and a club President.
There are currently three (3) registration levels available for Australian Judges and Officials.
1. Level 1 Club Judge (No judging hours of experience neccessary)
2. Level 2 State Judge
3. Level 3 International Judge
Aside from the scheduled courses which are shown on the Upcoming Courses menu to the left, Surfing WA can also run courses for clubs, schools or community groups wishing to register a group (min 12 people required) of candidates.
For further information about The International Judging and Officiating course, please contact the Surfing WA office on (08) 9448 0004 or email firstname.lastname@example.org
To Register for a course, simply select the course that suits you on the Upcoming Courses menu and register online.