How to Become a Ski Instructor in New Zealand - in 5 Steps
It may seem like a pipedream to work in a wondrous place full of adventure, culture and life-changing experiences - but there are many people who have graduated the SnowSkool course, seized the day, and made working as a ski or snowboard instructor in NZ a reality.
Still, if you’ve got this dream of moving to New Zealand then it can be overwhelming to work out how to make it happen. It’s easier to figure out and achieve if you break it down into steps. That’s where we come in…Read entry
So what makes the best ski instructor courses?
There are a few extra details that make a course great rather than good. So, in this post, we are going to outline what additional factors that we believe combine to make our ski instructor courses the best.Read entry
BASI Level 2 Exam Guide - What it Involves & How to Pass
The final assessment on our 12-week ski instructor course in France is a big exam: it’s a 10-day pièce de résistance that separates those strong in body and mind from the weak!
And it’s worth it: this qualification is internationally respected and enables those who pass to work in instructor roles throughout the world.
83% of our trainees pass though, and here's our guide to make sure you do too...Read entry
SNOWSKOOL & PLANKS CLOTHING - GIVEAWAY OFFER FOR 2018/2019 COURSE BOOKINGS - **(OFFER EXPIRED)**
For the next 5 bookings only, SnowSkool are giving away a FREE Planks Clothing ski jacket and ski pants outfit with long course bookings! - ONLY for the next 5 bookings, get involved!Read entry
Ski & Snowboard Instructor Courses - Guide for Parents
From your child’s point of view our courses will always look like the best thing since sliced bread: on snow 7 days a week with like-minded individuals, spending time abroad with access to an incredible social scene and extra off-snow excursions. As well as a recognised qualification at the end. What’s not to love? However, it can be more daunting from a parents’ point of view.
Here's our guide for parents of those wanting to do ski and snowboard instructor courses.Read entry
Banff Instructor Course 2018 - Week 13
The final week rolled around more quickly than people wanted it to. But it didn’t dampen spirits. Monday was a progression day. Lana, Oscar Harte and Will spent the day hiking rails in the park. Cedric and Jonty decided to take it a bit more advanced and got a park lesson with one of the instructors, Steffan, up at Sunshine. Everyone trying to get those final tricks for the season locked down!Read entry
Interview: From SnowSkool Banff to bro!
Where did the bro! brand come from; where did it all start? We ask the brothers Coates to reveal all, from joining an early SnowSkool course to creating the epic bro! brand we all know, love and shred in today.Read entry
Banff Instructor Course 2018 - Week 12
Exams are over finally! On we go into the penultimate week of SnowSkool Banff. Who’d of thought it would come around so quickly?! With the Level 2’s behind everyone, it was time to get out and enjoy some free time.Read entry
Banff Instructor Course 2018 - Week 11
Week 11 is finally here. The much-anticipated level 2 exam week! Monday morning was time for the Snowboarders to hit the mountain for the start of their level 2, whilst the skiers had two last training days with their instructors. Each ski group went through fine tuning each-others lesson plans and teaching techniques ready for their final assessment on Wednesday and Thursday.Read entry
Big White Instructor Course 2018 - Week 11
FINAL WEEK! This season has gone so quickly, I can't believe it is already at an end. This past week, what with exams over, everyone finally got some downtime to go ride the mountain, getting to all the favourite spots before they had to leave.Read entry