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
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
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
Ski & Snowboard Instructor Courses - Guide for Parents
From your child’s point of view our courses will always look like the best thing since sliced bread: on snow 7 days a week with like-minded individuals, spending time abroad with access to an incredible social scene and extra off-snow excursions. As well as a recognised qualification at the end. What’s not to love? However, it can be more daunting from a parents’ point of view.
Here's our guide for parents of those wanting to do ski and snowboard instructor courses.Read entry