Gstaad in Switzerland is where the SnowSkool ski instructor course merges into an internship. Some may say that it offers the best of both worlds: a delicious blend of ski instructor training that can be applied…on the slopes…with real customers…and in return for cold, hard cash! That’s right, alongside your training, you’ll get paid to teach skiing for Gstaad Snowsports and should expect to earn up to £5000 during the winter season!

The SnowSkool Gstaad course may not offer the full-on training, pastoral care and luxury accommodation that symbolises other SnowSkool courses, this is old school instructor training, on the job, in at the deep end…we hope you can swim!

SnowSkool Gstaad is limited to ten participants. And skiers only – sorry snowboarders!

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Who chooses this ski course?

If you are looking to ski hard, this is the SnowSkool course for you. Your skiing will develop in Big Sky possibly more than at any other ski hill with a lot of terrain, a lot of vertical and a lot of snow.

The whole experience of spending a season in Montana is something that you will never forget and not just for the snow/ terrain. The people, the scenery, the community will blow you away!

SnowSkool accommodation is also a big draw – SnowSkool apartments are luxurious and are all ski-in/ ski-out. Facilities are awesome with gym, swimming pool, Jacuzzi, sauna etc nearby.

Ski Instructing with the PSIA

Ski instructor trainees on the SnowSkool Big Sky programme will be gunning for Level 1 and Level 2 of the PSIA system (Professional Ski Instructors of America) – this is the level at which you can work as a ski instructor internationally.

As well as the ski instructor exams, you will experience a week of life as a ski instructor during your Ski School work experience – this will be offer valuable assistance in getting you through the Level 2 exam and give your CV a boost.

The PSIA Freestyle Ski Accreditation exam is also available on the SnowSkool Big Sky course.

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