How can I afford a Ski or Snowboard Instructor Course?
An 11 to 13-week ski or snowboard instructor course can be one of the best experiences of your life, whether part of a gap year, a career break, or to get qualified for a new career.
However, despite the huge life and career advantages, coming up with over £7,000 for a course can seem difficult. And the cost is the point where many people hesitate:
So how do you afford a course like this?Read entry
How to Snowboard on Steep Terrain & Slopes
Becoming a great snowboarder, from a good one, can be a challenging move to make. And stepping it up when riding steeps is one of the key skills to get right on the mountain.
There are some common errors that snowboarders make on steep terrain though. Often these are habits that feel comfortable but are actually serving to ride steeps badly....Read entry
How to Become a Ski Instructor, from Israel to Lake Louise
How do you become a ski instructor from a scorching-hot country in the Middle East, like Israel?
Gilad Angel, 25, is one of an increasing number of our trainees from international regions. He's just finished the 13-week ski instructor course in Banff and explains how he got there...Read entry
EARLY BIRD BOOKING OFFER - WINTER 2018/2019 - This has now expired!
As we are now about 90% booked-up for the SnowSkool courses taking place in Canada and France in winter 2017/2018 (in record time, we would like to add!), we are looking ahead to the following season and have some fantastic early-bird offers for those good boy scouts/ girl guides that want to be prepared in advance and get their place secured now!Read entry
How to Become a Mature Ski or Snowboard Instructor: FAQs
The average age of those joining courses and doing seasons is quite young (18-25), however this does not mean that older people can’t do the same. And we’re actually seeing more and more interest from people over the age of 40 – in fact we sometimes get people on courses in their late 50s.
Here’s our FAQs on becoming a mature ski or snowboard instructor.Read entry
How to become a mature ski instructor: Interview
Jim Allan, from Australia, turned 56 during SnowSkool Big White 2016. And he's now enjoying a rewarding career as a ski instructor in Perisher in the Australian Snowy Mountains!Read entry
SnowSkool Big White Free Room Upgrade
Book the SnowSkool Big White before 30-Aug-2017 and get a free private double room upgrade.Read entry
How to get a job as a ski or snowboard instructor after a course
For those of you who’ve qualified with a Level 1 or Level 2 instructor qualification and would like to go on and work for a season or two or make a career out of this, what’s next?
This article is here to tell you where and what to do after you have qualified!Read entry
SnowSkool Canada - 2017 Ski & Snowboard Courses Infographic
Banff and Biggy 2017 are over. But lets take a look back on some of the things our SnowSkoolers got up to on their way to becoming qualified Ski and Snowboard instructors.Read entry
How to… Snowboard on Moguls
Moguls are not a subject that Snowboarders tend to get excited about and very rarely will a rider jump with joy at the mention of moguls. But, that being the case, they sometimes have to be done.
So whether it be to get to the park, or the lead up to your favourite powder stash, here are some tips that should help you get down those bumps that skiers love the most.Read entry