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 an elite Ski Instructor in France
Becoming a ski instructor in France is tougher than in any other country - and definitely more debatable and confusing. Most instructors aspiring to teach in France’s famous resorts must sacrifice years of their lives to attain the necessary qualifications to teach.
But those who do choose to train over the long haul get to coach in some of the finest resorts in the world when they qualify - and earn a lot more than instructors in most other countries. Our 2016 salary survey revealed France as the country where instructors earn the most money, by far, with fully-qualified instructors earning in excess of $60 per hour.
So here’s SnowSkool’s FAQ on becoming a ski instructor in France.Read entry
How to Take Your Snowboarding to the Next Level: Tips & Tricks
Snowboarding is one of the most exciting winter sports. It's also one of the most frustrating. After learning how to use a chair lift, perform basic turns, and tackle every blue square trail on the mountain, many snowboarders reach a standstill in performance. Here are our tips on how to get great.Read entry
How not to be a Punter on the slopes - 5 Tips
A beginner should not expect to be laughed at for asking Jean-Baptiste, the tanned demi-God ski instructor, if there is a right ski and a left ski before setting off downhill. But, should he ask which way the skis should point or indeed clip into skis with the tips at the tail and the tails at the tip, he should absolutely expect to be laughed off the slopes and taken in a taxi to the nearest airport. For a PUNTER he most certainly is… Here’s SnowSkool’s guide on to how not to be one this season…Read entry
How to become a ski instructor in Switzerland
Keen to live and work there? That’s understandable. Let’s go through 5 easy steps to secure a job in one of Switzerland’s many mountains….Read entry
How to become a ski instructor in Austria
It's no wonder skiing in Austria is so popular and all of the elements that make it so can be enjoyed by ski instructors, too. Which is why so many people want to work there, as well as go there on ski holidays.
But where to start with getting a job as a ski instructor in Austria? Let’s break the process down step by step.Read entry
How to become a ski instructor in China
Here is our 5-step guide on how to become a ski instructor in China – to make the passage simpler for those tempted by this new (but far from forbidden) fruit.Read entry
CSIA Level 2 Exam Guide
The final stop for skiers on our Banff and Big White courses is the CSIA Level 2. Our trainees have an extremely consistent 90%+ pass rate when they go on to tackle Level 2, however that doesn’t mean that you shouldn’t be prepared to stand the best chance of passing: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
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