Here’s our no nonsense guide to getting your future employer’s attention


Start with a summary statement

If you are applying for an instructing job having completed your ski or snowboard instructor course, highlight your qualifications, key points of experience and enthusiasm for the role.

If you are applying for a ski instructor internship, you won't yet have your qualifications but you will be offered a job on condition of passing your exams. So in this case, highlight key points of experience and enthusiasm for the role, plus your intention to complete your level 1 or 2 qualification.

Highlight skills that employers are looking for:  

• Excellent communicator  

• Organised  

• Friendly  

• Hard-working  

• Second language  

Highlight any similar work experience:  

• Working with children  

• Teaching / Instructing – other sports, musical instruments, etc  

• Customer service work  


• Think about your referees  

• Make sure you don’t make any spelling mistakes!  

• Include a professional looking photograph (with you smiling!)  

• Don’t make it too long (2 pages max)  


Cover Letter

Introduce yourself briefly, relay your enthusiasm for what you are doing and briefly draw attention to the key skills and experience described in your CV.

It needs to draw the reader in to wanting to read more! 


There you go. Simple. Good luck!


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Want to know more about the differences between internships and courses? Head to our blog post on just that topic for an overview of the differences to help you choose what will suit you best.

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