How long does it take to become a Ski Instructor?
One question we’re asked often is how long does it actually take before you are a qualified ski instructor. Some think weeks, others months, and a few even thinks years.
To be honest, all of those answers are technically correct. Depending on your circumstance, the time you have available and the finances you have, the timeline to become a ski instructor is variable. But here's how long it takes with SnowSkool.Read entry
Meet Shauna Rigby: ex-SnowSkooler and APSI L4 National demo team member
Meet Shauna Rigby, an Australian who really has made a successful career from ski instructing. Shauna started off as an unsure teenager with a love for ski racing and a dream to create a career out of her passion. Through hard work and dedication, Shauna has gone from ski racing as a child in Australia, to gain her Level 2 with SnowSkool in Banff Canada, to becoming one of the youngest ever females to reach APSI Level 4. And then to be selected to represent APSI in the national demo ski team!Read entry
How to Become a Ski Instructor in Japan
Japan is one of the most snow-sure countries in the world, literally metres can fall overnight! The quality of the powder is legendary and Japan’s fascinating culture and unbelievable food is also present in the country’s ski resorts. It’s a unique place to instruct with some of the best skiing conditions in the world.Read entry
How to Become a Ski Instructor in Australia
While New Zealand is the more popular next-door neighbour when it comes to ski instructing, and to many people seen as the more attractive location to spend the winter, instructor opportunities in Australia abound and can be more available.
So if you’re thinking about winter in the southern hemisphere then consider Australia, as well as New Zealand!
Here is our guide on how to become an instructor in Australia, in 5 simple-steps!Read entry
How to Become a Snowboard Instructor in Canada - in 5 steps
Canada, what a country.
Amazing scenery, welcoming people, the Rockies, endless pistes of powder and long winter seasons. No wonder so many trainee snowboard instructors dream of working out in Canada’s top resorts, like Banff and Bing White.
To help make the dream reality, here’s our guide on how to become snowboard instructor in Canada in 5 steps….Read entry
How to Become a Snowboard Instructor in Europe
Europe has some of the world’s greatest pistes, resorts and après scenes. Salaries can also be high, so it’s no wonder that a lot of instructors want to work in Europe.
For those of you wondering how it can be achieved, SnowSkool breaks the path to a career in Europe down into steps:Read entry
Which is the best country and resort to train as a ski instructor in?
We can’t tell you which is the ‘best resort’. But we can tell you what makes each resort world-class and what draws people to these places each year. From this, you can work out the best ski resort and course for you!Read entry
So which ski instructor qualification is the best!?
When it comes to joining an instructor course, it’s not just a case of picking the course that sounds the most fun, in the place that has the best nightlife, or the best terrain. You may also also want to consider the qualification gained, the Level you wish to achieve and where you want to work in the future.
So here we are to try clear the fog and make picking the right qualification and the right course, a simpler task.Read entry
How to Become a Ski Instructor in Europe - in 5 steps
With the world’s largest interconnected ski areas and an après culture to match, it’s no wonder skiing in Europe features some of the most exciting ski resorts in the world.
Countries in Europe also generally have the highest hourly rate of pay for instructors around the world - and although living costs can be higher, working in Europe is a great career opportunity.
So where do you start in working as a ski instructor there? Here is our 5-step guide on how to become a ski instructor in Europe.Read entry
How to Become a Ski Instructor in Canada - in 5 steps
Canada. What a country; the Rocky Mountains, bottomless powder skiing, frozen glacier lakes, LONG winter seasons, plenty of poutine. These are just a few awesome reasons to head to Canada for the winter and there are many more.
But can the dream of working in Canada as a ski instructor be made possible? It can! But to make it easier, let’s break it down into steps.Read entry