Are you ready to wear the Red Rash Guard?

Are you interested in being an AmpSurf™ Instructor?

Instructor with participant in the whitewash..loving life!!!

 Become a Certified Adaptive Surf Instructor  through the Ampsurf™ Certification Program    (ASICP)

*Adaptive Surf Instructor certification is good for 5 years*  

The class is a six eight (6) hour class consisting of ½ class room and ½ in – water instruction and goes from 8am-3pm. The classroom will cover the individuals we serve and how to correctly create a positive and safe experience. The “in -water” instruction will be a practical application and qualification evaluation by our Lead Instructors. It is mandatory that you have served as a volunteer water helper at two (2) of our clinics before taking the class. Surfing and ocean experience is highly recommended.  , renewal course is required every 5 years.

 Requirements for becoming an AmpSurf Instructor:

Instructors must participate in at least one AmpSurf event as an Instructor each year to maintain certification.

A current Adult/Child CPR/First Aid/AED certification is required to be on file at the AmpSurf Main office in Pismo Beach, CA to maintain certification, as well as to participate as an Instructor at an AmpSurf event.


1.  Participate in at least two Ampsurf events as a water helper before or after class.
2. Complete CPR/First Aid and Water Safety certification programs offered through the Red Cross or equivalent.  Copies of certificates must be submitted before ASICP certificate can be issued. If you have current copies please bring to class.
3. Complete ASICP instructor training classes. You must be there for the entire class!
4. Volunteer as a water helper at two Ampsurf Learn to Surf Clinics (before or after taking class).
5. Demonstrate significant experience and knowledge of surfing and working with people with disabilities.
6. Demonstrate the ability to work as a team player, take direction/feedback, nurture a supportive, enriching environment, and be able to get along with a variety of people & personalities.

Please bring the following to class:  Wetsuit, ASICP manual, sack lunch, your current Adult/Child CPR /First Aid/AED certification card if you already have it.

To sign up please fil out the form below;

Select the courses above you would like to attend and complete the information below.