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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 field is one of New Zealand’s leading resorts and has one of the largest vertical drops in the Southern Hemisphere. It is known 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!

The Mt Hutt Ski Instructor course will teach you everything you need to succeed, as well as giving you that precious foot in the door as a qualified level 1 ski or snowboard Instructor. You'll join the Mt Hutt Snowsports team and quickly become a valuable team member with your new-found expertise.

The resort's laid back, Kiwi atmosphere is evident everywhere, particularly in the parking lot where locals regularly set up BBQ’s to cook their lunch! You will be trained by some of the worlds best, with many top trainers migrating to Mt Hutt during the winter months. And don’t forget the views! From the top of Mt Hutt ski field, these are breathtaking. Nothing beats looking straight down the Southern Alps towards Lord of the Rings country!

Mt. Hutt Resort Facts

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Winner of New Zealand best ski resort

For 3 years in a row, Mt Hutt has one New Zealand's gold award of the best ski resort. Mt Hutt ski area boasts wide open terrain for all ski and snowboard ability levels!

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Largest ski-able area in New Zealand

Mt Hutt offers over 3.65kms of the commercial skiable area with a wide range of terrain to suit beginners intermediate to advanced riders! Don't forget there is plenty of off-piste runs on offer also. 

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Mt Hutt lies along the Southern Alps

Right on the top of the Southern Alps Mt Hutt has breathtaking views across the Canterbury plans to the Pacific Ocean! Experience the read New Zealand culture at the awesome resort town Methven 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 


We offer a Ski and Snowboard instructor internship Mt Hutt ski resort. You don't have to worry too much about this now, our team will help you ensure that this is the right program for you, based on your season goals and skills - but for now, check out some of the inclusions and benefits!

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SKI INTERNSHIP


INTERNSHIP INCLUDES:

  • Accommodation during training
  • Guaranteed job offer
  • Full season lift pass 
  • Level 1 training
  • Level 1 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

$7475 USD

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SNOWBOARD INTERNSHIP

INTERNSHIP INCLUDES:

  • Accommodation during training
  • Guaranteed job offer
  • Full season lift pass 
  • Level 1 training
  • Level 1 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

$8975 USD

Living and working at Mt. Hutt Ski Resort, New Zealand  

When you join an instructor internship in Mt Hutt you start off by flying into the adventure capital of New Zealand, Queenstown. Once you have met your program manager and to enjoy all of the adrenaline activities on offer you head to your new home of Methven. 

Your first few weeks in June you will be training for your Level 1 NZSIA or SBINZ certification, once you sit and pass your level 1 exam you can start working as a casual instructor at Mt Hutt ski resort. Mt Hutt offers some of the best internal training in New Zealand and also the chance to upgrade your certification to a Level 2. Work will start in the peak season of July and run until the end of August, from there you can choose to extend your contract or spend the rest your winter riding some of the epic terrain Mt Hutt offers. 

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 6 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 lounge, Pool table, Equipment storage & Drying room.


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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 and the SBINZ are a well-established, educational body that is internationally renowned for producing professional, knowledgeable instructors, with the capabilities to teach and ride at very high standards. They are both internationally recognised as a well-established, 

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professional provider and has a reputation for high-quality and knowledge. 
This means that 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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Disclaimer: The above information should be used as a guide and is subject to change.

 

 

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Queenstown

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