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
The reasons why you should do a ski or snowboard instructor course in New Zealand
The quick and short answer is because New Zealand is the best country in the world.
But that’s not nearly enough for a blog post so here are some longer explanations on why training as a ski or snowboard instructor in New Zealand is the opportunity of a lifetime:Read entry
What qualifications do you need to be a ski instructor?
Thinking of doing a ski instructor course? Here's the info on how to get started, the qualifications you'll gain and how to get work.
To become a ski instructor, the first qualification you will need is a Level 1 ski instructor qualification. Once you have the qualification, you are slightly limited with where you can teach, but it is the first step on the route to becoming an internationally-recognised snowsports teacher. The course aims to provide you with the information and skills that will enable you to instruct other skiers to a basic level on dry ski slopes and at indoor ski slopes...Read entry
A ski instructor course on your gap year: 5 reasons you should do one
If you are looking to ski on your gap year, or you’re taking some time off between jobs and want to ski in the gap, you have a few options.
These range between full-time ski bum, and getting qualified as an international ski or board instructor with global job prospects...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
Life as a ski instructor in Zell am See, Austria
Jamie Dalgleish did SnowSkool back in 2015 and is now working in Zell am See. Here’s the lowdown on life, pay and working conditions in town.Read entry
Working as a ski instructor in Australia – all the info
Australia’s one of the most popular southern hemisphere destinations for ski instructors – with many ex-SnowSkoolers working down under.
Here’s the information on working as a ski instructor in Australia:Read entry
Working as a Ski Instructor in Banff, Canada - all the info
Every year SnowSkool trains ski instructors from all over the world in Banff, Canada. It’s deservedly one of the most popular resorts that we run our courses in - and many of our trainees go on to live and work in town too.
Here’s the lowdown in working as a ski instructor in Banff, Canada: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