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Here is your chance to spend an extended period shredding the slopes in the land of the long white cloud! Mt. Hutt ski resort is one of New Zealand’s leading ski resorts and home to one of the largest vertical drops in the Southern Hemisphere. Mt. Hutt is renown for its epic, expansive terrain. Being 100% above the tree line creates a stunning opportunity to ride in open bowls, double black diamond chutes and wide-open groomed runs.

On a ski instructor course at Mt. Hutt you will receive world-class training and gain an internationally recognised level one instructor qualification. After passing your exam, you'll join the Mt Hutt Snowsports team as an instructor for the remainder of the season.

Mt. Hutt's laid back, Kiwi atmosphere is a huge part of its appeal. In the parking lot locals regularly set up BBQs to cook their lunch. You will train under some of the world's best instructors.

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Mt. Hutt Resort Facts

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Winner of New Zealand's Best Ski Resort

For three years in a row, Mt Hutt has won gold for New Zealand's Best Ski Resort. Mt Hutt ski area boasts wide open terrain suitable for all ski and snowboard ability levels.

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Largest ski area in New Zealand

Mt. Hutt offers over 365 hectares of ski area with a wide range of terrain to suit beginners intermediate to advanced riders! Don't forget, there's plenty of off-piste runs on offer too. 

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Located in the Southern Alps

Located right at the top of the Southern Alps, Mt. Hutt offers breathtaking views spanning across the Canterbury Plains to the Pacific Ocean. A classic Kiwi resort town, Methven, is located just down the road. 

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Plenty to offer for freestyle riders

Mt Hutt has the UP& GO terrain park which features a variety of kickers, rails and tabletops and now an epic halfpipe! 

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World-class instructor training

EA Ski & Snowboard offer world-class training at Mt Hutt Ski resort as part of their ski or snowboard instructor course, not only will you gain a qualification you will also massively improve your skiing.  

How to become a Ski or Snowboard Instructor at Mt. Hutt Ski Resort 


EA offer both ski and snowboard instructor internship courses at Mt. Hutt ski resort. Our team will help you select the right program for you based on your goals, interests and experience. Check out what's included below.

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SKI INTERNSHIP


INTERNSHIP INCLUDES:

  • Accommodation during training
  • Guaranteed job offer
  • Full season lift pass 
  • Level one training
  • Level one exam costs
  • Association membership
  • Mountain transfers
  • Future job opportunities with our network of 30+ resort partners around the globe 
  • Program managers at each location
  • Training webinars 
  • Special deals on flights and insurance

STARTING AT

$7,475 USD

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SNOWBOARD INTERNSHIP

INTERNSHIP INCLUDES:

  • Accommodation during training
  • Guaranteed job offer
  • Full season lift pass 
  • Level one training
  • Level one exam costs
  • Association membership
  • Mountain transfers
  • Future job opportunities with our network of 30+ resort partners around the globe 
  • Program managers at each location
  • Training webinars 
  • Special deals on flights and insurance

STARTING AT

$8,975 USD

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Living and working at Mt. Hutt, New Zealand  

On an EA Ski & Snowboard instructor internship at Mt. Hutt you will live in the ski resort town, Methven.  

Your first few weeks will be spent training towards your NZSIA or SBINZ certification. Once you pass your Level 1 exam, you will start working as an instructor at Mt. Hutt ski resort. Mt Hutt offers some of the best internal training in New Zealand. You will also have the opportunity to train for your Level 2 qualification. Your job as an instructor will start in time for peak season in early July and will run through until early August. From there, contract extensions are available for those who are doing well and wish to stay, alternatively you can spend the rest of your winter exploring New Zealand and the epic ski terrain on offer.

What about accommodation? 


Accommodation will be provided for the length of the Level 1 training and exam period. Shared rooms in a clean, warm lodge are provided to ensure a homely environment. Each room in the lodge includes a private ensuite, fresh towels and linen, electric blankets, television, alarm clock radio and heating. There is also a six-seater private spa pool as well as a separate hot rock sauna to soothe away aching muscles and weary bones. Further facilities include off-street parking, a large communal living area, pool table, equipment storage space and drying room.


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Don't just take our word for it, check out this awesome video at Mt. Hutt Ski Resort.

 

 
Certification Overview 

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Our Ski and Snowboard Instructor Course in Mt Hutt, New Zealand allows you to obtain a globally recognised qualification with the NZSIA (New Zealand Ski Instructors Alliance) and SBINZ ( Snowboard Instruction New Zealand). The NZSIA is an established educational body that is recognised internationally for producing professional, knowledgeable instructors, with the capabilities to teach and ride at very high standards. 

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NZSIA and SBINZ instructors are able to competently perform and teach on snow in many cultures and conditions. This qualification can truly take you anywhere. 

 
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