Verbier European Snowsports



Verbier located in the Four Valleys is Switzerland’s largest resort, and one of the world’s largest linked ski areas.
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Verbier European Snowsports

Located in the Four Valleys, Verbier is Switzerland’s largest ski resort, and one of the world’s largest linked ski areas. It should be on every skier's bucket list. Offering incredible views, epic terrain, reliable powder and your pick of après ski locations all linked by high-class lifts. EA offer this ski instructor internship through our partner ski school, European Snowsports. This is a suitable destination for intermediate to advanced skiers looking for nightlife, radical skiing, and decadent Swiss cuisine.

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Verbier European Snowsports

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

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  • Guaranteed Paid Job Offer
  • Course Prep & Advice
  • Visa Planning & Support
  • Welcome Pack & Schedule
  • Online login area with live updates and group chat

City Orientation*

  • Airport Meet & Greet
  • Hotel Transfer
  • Sightseeing
  • One / Two Nights Accommodation
  • Bank Accounts, Tax Numbers, Sim Cards, etc.
  • Evening Meal, Breakfast & Social Event

Please be aware that the City Orientations are an extra cost for the Internships. There is no City Orientation option available for Queenstown (NZ), Imagine Niseko (Japan), Niseko Village (Japan), Niseko GoSnow (Japan) & Rusutsu (Japan).

Arrival - At Resort

  • Meet & Greet
  • Full Season Program Manager
  • Ski Area Orientation
  • Shared Accommodation*
  • Equipment Advice & Deals
  • Social Events


* Accommodation differs from resort to resort, please speak with our team to check on this for your preferred resort. Usually accommodation is covered until the end of the level 1 exam with an option to remain at your own cost for the remainder of the season.

Training - At Resort

  • Level 1 Training
  • Level 1 Exam Fees
  • Digital Training Manuals
  • Association Membership
  • Lift Pass
  • Social Events

Rest Of Season - At Resort

  • Employee Induction
  • Start Work
  • Instructor Uniform
  • Resort Employee Season Pass
  • Additional Benefits

Internship Plus Inclusions - At Resort

  • Ongoing Analysis & Development
  • First Aid Course
  • Level 2 Training
  • Avalanche Course
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What it's like training in

Verbier European Snowsports

When you join EA on an instructor internship with European Snowsports in Verbier, you will receive a job offer as well as a full Four Valleys Season staff ski pass. Training begins in late November and exams take place before Christmas. In January, you will kick off your level two training, first aid and avalanche training with your second exam taking place later that month. Between February and April, there are instructor job opportunities for those who successfully complete the program and have shown the kind of professional approach required by European Snowsport of all of its employees.


EA trainees have access to shared chalet style accommodation through Verbier Connect, a local, English speaking provider. EA covers rent until the end of the level 1 exam and trainees are responsible for payments from there onwards, this is organised prior to the start of the season directly with Verbier Connect.

The shared chalets are well located and provide the comforts of home. Cost is approximately 1000CHF per month for the remainder of the season, which is on par for central Verbier. Rates and locations may vary from time to time, and if they do we will endeavour to let you know at the earliest opportunity.  

Included in your accommodation:

  • Ski and snowboard storage
  • Kitchen and bathroom facilities
  • Communal living and dining area
  • Shared rooming
  • Free Wi-Fi
  • Close to bus stop, shops, restaurants and bars

*The above is an indicative based on last season and is subject to change based on availability and updates to pricing

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Certification Overview

Our Ski and Snowboard Internship at Verbier, Switzerland allows you to obtain a globally recognised qualification with the NZSIA (New Zealand Ski Instructors Alliance).

The NZSIA has a long-standing history and has been training and qualifying ski instructors in its system since 1971. It is internationally recognised as a well-established, professional provider and has a reputation for high-quality and knowledge. NZSIA instructors can competently perform and teach on snow in many cultures and conditions. This qualification can take you anywhere.

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