Cardrona, New Zealand - Instructor Courses 2018 Week 3
It’s the end of week 3 already, how time flies! This was the last week of training for the students before their Level 1 exams in week 4.Read entry
Cardrona, New Zealand - Instructor Courses 2018 Week 2
Welcome to week 2! This week began with some much needed fresh snow, perfect for the SnowSkoolers' second week of training. Both the skiing and snowboarding groups worked on their own riding, as well as working on their teaching by going through the lesson formats and teaching content.
The best way to put this into practice was to jump into their first mock teaching session. The key thoughts for this were to keep the group engaged and to have fun.Read entry
Cardrona, New Zealand - Instructor Courses 2018 Week 1
Kia Ora and welcome SnowSkoolers! Saturday 7th July marked the start of SnowSkool New Zealand 2018. It was sign-in day for the student’s, where they got to meet their new friends and fellow SnowSkoolers that they will share incredible times with for the next 11 weeks. SnowSkool Reps, Clark and Tessa, were at the Mountain View Backpackers for most of the day, meeting the students and welcoming them to Wanaka!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
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