Northstar Lake Tahoe

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USA

‘The Star’ as locals know it is EA's USA training base. We are thrilled to work with Northstar, which is one of the leading Vail resorts in the USA.
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3170
Skiable Terrain Acres
100
Runs
9m
Annual Snow Fall
695m
Vertical Drop

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Northstar Lake Tahoe

First aid training

Learn the skills necessary to help in an emergency.

Instructor Discounts

As an instructor you will receive discounts at selected stores, shops and bars in town.

Program manager

On hand 24/7 to help you settle in to your new winter home.

Accommodation

Provided from arrival until you finish the level 1 exam.

Guaranteed job offer

Arranged prior to leaving home so you get experience and $$.

Level two training

Further training towards this higher certification and standards.

Tell me about

Northstar Lake Tahoe

Northstar is home to the world's best parks and pipes, including one of only three Burton Stash Parks in the World! Northstar's training staff are led by Mike Hafer, who is a member of the PSIA Western Demonstration Team. This resort is also the training ground for Shaun White, two-time Olympic champion in halfpipe.

Northstar Lake Tahoe

Overview

In the video Eryn will explain the different program options on offer and how to get started planning your ski instructor course. You will hear from Hannah who began her instructor journey with EA in Lake Louise after needing a career change and gap year experience after university.

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What it's like working at

Northstar Lake Tahoe

At Lake Tahoe, you will quickly become one of the locals. People are often keen to know how much it costs to buy food so here’s our shopping list rundown:

  • A bowl of chicken wings from Jason's Bar & Grill (a local favourite) USD 6
  • A cold après ski beer from Rubicon Northstar Village USD 5
  • A Burrito big enough for the whole family from Big Wave Dave’s USD 8.50
  • A pack of five bagels from the Safeway Supermarket USD 4

Accommodation

Training accommodation while training is at Kingswood Condominiums. Kingswood is in the heart of North Lake Tahoe, conveniently situated close to Kings Beach and Northstar Resort. Condos are cozy three and four bedroom units that accommodate between five to eight trainees. After the level 1 exam you are required to find alternative season long accommodation, we provide some assistance here through contacts/links to explore, as does the team at Northstar, and you'll get to know your fellow course participants before the season so you can look together in groups!

  • Twin or triple share rooms
  • Large living area
  • Fully equipped kitchens
  • Laundry and linen provided
  • Walking distance to restaurants and supermarkets
*The above is an indicative based on last season and is subject to change based on availability and updates to pricing

Program Manager

EA Ski & Snowboard want you to have the best season possible at Northstar, Lake Tahoe. We have two program managers who oversee the running of our Ski and Snowboard courses in Northstar who are easily contactable and there to offer advice and support at all times. Not only are they familiar with Northstar itself, but they also work for the ski school and will be a familiar face to make your gap year and first winter season that much easier.

Certification Overview

Our ski instructor course at Northstar, Lake Tahoe allows you to obtain a globally recognised qualification with The Professional Ski Instructors of America and the American Association of Snowboard Instructors (PSIA-AASI).

PSIA-AASI is at governing ski and snowboard instruction body in the United States that provides resources and qualifications to enhance individuals success as an instructor and inspire excitement about skiing and snowboarding. PSIA-AASI is a member of the International Ski Instructors Association (ISIA) so the qualification you gain through this program will be recognised worldwide.

Courses Available At

Northstar Lake Tahoe

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Ski Internship

Ski Internship

Serious about becoming a ski instructor? Train, qualify and work all in one season. Work in Canada, Japan, Switzerland, New Zealand or the USA.

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Ski Training Course

Ski Training Course

Short on time? Improve your technical ability, gain ski instructor qualifications and ride every day.

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Snowboard Internship

Snowboard Internship

Designed to fast track your instructor career. Train, qualify and work as a snowboard instructor all in one season. Work in Canada, Japan or New Zealand.

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Northstar Lake Tahoe

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Northstar Ski Resort at Lake Tahoe is EA Ski & Snowboard's USA base. Northstar is one of the leading resorts in the USA. Download our USA brochure to find out more.
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