Surf Educators International Accreditation process

Goal: SEI will provide the tick of approval to affiliate members who's programs meet the SEI requirements

type of programs: Surf education programs including theory and practical, publications, surf instructor programs, lifeguard training programs


Practical Venue: must have a safe workable sandbank for practical program to cater for all abilities, access to flatwater (if possible) rips for demonstrations

Approval: Council Approvals

Insurance: 20,000,000 Public liability

Theory lessons and publications that conforms with SEI's surf education publications

Practical program with content that conforms with SEI's training manuals and staff/participant ratios

Qualified staff: Surf bronze or equivelant, Senior first aid, SEI instructors certificate (have viewed the SEI surf awareness presentation and participated in a practical exam)

Program range: Each progam has to be individually accredited


Membership with SEI - including instructors:

Working with children checks

OH&S and rescue emergency procedures for each venue

Successful applicants receive: Endorsement with SEI logo that can be used in all supporting endorsed program materials