Gap year ski instructor courses: 5 reasons you should do one
If you are thinking about taking some time off between School and Uni, or between Uni and the commencement of a career, and looking for some inspiration, it is likely that you’ll have come across the option to do a ski instructor course as part of a gap year.
It sounds like a great option but let’s try to find out if this is the right thing for you to do.Read entry
How to become a ski instructor in Andorra - Interview
Andorra is a bit of a hidden gem when it comes to ski instructing. Find out what it's like and how to become a ski instructor in this tiny mountain nation.Read entry
How to Ski Parallel
Moving from snowplough to parallel skiing is a scary thought for many but it does make your life easier and makes you cooler on the slopes. Once you master the parallel skiing you can start to ski faster, turn quicker and turn heads as you ski swishly past the mountain side bar.
SnowSkool shows you how to do it...Read entry
How to Become a Snowboard Instructor in Japan
A job in Japan can seem like an exotic pipedream – interesting in concept but difficult to achieve. However, if you break it down into steps it makes it far easier.
That’s where we come in, here is our guide on how to become an instructor in Japan, in 5 steps:Read entry
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