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What is it?


The Waterman is a unique course offering training & Qualification in 3 major Ocean activities, Surfing, Lifeguarding, & Coasteering, over one week.


Who's it for?


This course is for those with high levels of fitness, motivation, and passion for the ocean environment. 


For the Level 1 Surf coach award requirements and info click here


For the SLSGB Surf Lifesaver prerequisites and info click here


For the Coasteering training prerequisites and info click here


For an application form click here


Why do this course?


If you want to live on the coast and get paid to share your passions, then this is the course for you. It will give you a solid grounding in surf coaching, lifesaving, and Coasteering which are the biggest commercial adventure activities in the UK, Ireland and increasingly worldwide. The qualifications are also recognised internationally so this course is your ticket to travel and working doing something you love in epic destinations across the globe. 


Can I take course elements seperatley?


Yes, we run these courses all year long. If you want to hop on elements on this one the dates are as follows :


ISA Level 1 Surf Coach - October 13th & 14th

SLSGB Surf Lifesaver - October 15th - 17th

Coasteering Guide Training - October 18th & 19th


Where will it take place?


This course will take place at Newquay Activity Centre based right on Towan beach in the centre of Newquay.

As far as training venues go, they don't get much better as your our classroom looks directly at the beach. Towan beach is sheltered from most winds and has great surf, making it one of the best training venues in the UK.


Who will be the trainers?


Our training team are the best in the business, from paramedics and serving RNLI lifeguards to professional ocean sports coaches and Pro Surfers, we have all angles covered, to give you the very best course available.


Is accommodation available?


Yes, accommodation overlooking our  Newquay training centre & beach is from £10 per night, booked separately, click here for more.


How much is it?


For this week-long course, all equipment, registrations, and fees £650.


Will I get work from successfully completing this course?


Yes, and as an added extra on this course, Newquay Activity Centre will offer all successful candidates shadowing/log book hours and an interview for work.


What next?


Applications are open and places are limited, so get started today, good luck!






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