PRICE FREEZE! - Jan 2020 Ski & Snowboard Instructor Courses Now Available to Book!
We are ready to take bookings in advance for 2020 course start dates and are currently offering an early-bird price freeze. These courses and prices are available to book now!Read entry
How to Become a Ski Instructor in Chile, South America
With the growing interest in emerging ski resorts around the world, the popularity towards skiing in Chile (and also Argentina) is increasing and so is the number of instructors looking for jobs there.
So, here is our guide on how to become an instructor in South America, in 5-steps:Read entry
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
Cardrona, New Zealand - Instructor Courses 2018 Week 8
This week started off with an awesome bluebird weather day on Monday, but unfortunately we couldn’t say the same for Tuesday...however, spirits were high as it was time for the annual ITC (Instructor Training Centre) dress up day! This is an ITC tradition, and the students had been planning their costumes for a while and even the trainers got involved!Read entry
Cardrona, New Zealand - Instructor Courses 2018 Week 7
This week the students were put through their paces with mock Level 2 exams. Tuesday was dedicated to the skiers, and Thursday for snowboarders. These mock exam days are designed so that everyone gets the chance to get to grips on what to expect come the real exam, trial out their skiing/boarding demonstrations with their peers. This is a hugely beneficial exercise for the students - so that they do not get a shock come the real exam but enter with confidence in their preparation and skillset.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