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 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 seven 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
How to Snowboard Off-Piste
Snowboarding off-piste is best done safely and well. So here are our top 5 tips on how to do it safely and also a few tips for better off-piste technique too….
Follow these steps and you’ll be better armed for snowboarding off-piste.Read entry
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
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