How to become a mature ski instructor: Interview
Jim Allan, from Australia, turned 56 during SnowSkool Big White 2016. And he's now enjoying a rewarding career as a ski instructor in Perisher in the Australian Snowy Mountains!Read entry
Life as a ski or snowboard instructor in… Cardrona, New Zealand
New Zealand has to be one of the top choices for ski or snowboard instructors to move to, with amazing scenery, friendly locals and fantastic quality of life.
Ex-SnowSkool ex-pat Clark Doran explains what life as an instructor in New Zealand is like:Read entry
Life as a ski or snowboard instructor in… Aspen, U.S.A
SnowSkool has been galivanting around the globe - catching up with ex-SnowSkoolers who now have lives as ski and snowboard instructors in faraway places. We ask them "what is life as a ski or snowboard instructor like"? This is the last catch-up for 2017, with Scott - who is now based in Aspen, U.S.A.Read entry
Life as a Ski or Snowboard Instructor in… Crans Montana, Switzerland
This is the third in our instructor Q&A series, where we ask ex-SnowSkoolers about their lives as ski or snowboard instructors. We've been to Japan; we've been to Canada, and now we're going to Switzerland.Read entry
Life as a ski or snowboard instructor in… Banff, Canada
This is a second in a series of Q&As with ex-Snowskool expats. Last time we spoke to Tom O'Hanlon in Myoko, Japan. And this time, it's the turn of Andrew, in Banff, Canada.Read entry
Life as a Ski or Snowboard Instructor in… Myoko, Japan
This is the first in a series of posts where SnowSkool asks ski instructors across the globe, what life is really like. We're starting with Tom O'Hanlon in... Myoko, JapanRead entry
How to start a new life in New Zealand - with a Ski or Snowboard Instructor Course
It’s hard to meet someone who’s been to New Zealand and didn’t love the place. The spectacular scenery offers an outdoor lifestyle and a sense of space that few other countries can match. And the country is consistently voted one of the friendliest and best in the world. Here's how to make the move, starting with an instructor course.Read entry
How to get a Canadian working holiday visa to become a ski instructor in 2018
Want to become a ski instructor in Canada? Well, you'll need one of those 'visas'. Here's how to get one...Read entry
How to… Become an Elite Snowboard Instructor in France
Believe it or not, becoming an elite snowboard instructor in France is even more difficult than becoming a ski instructor in France, or even becoming a marine. Here's an overview of the process...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