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Ski instructor certification
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99% pass rate
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World-class training from industry professionals
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Available in top ski resorts worldwide
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Accommodation included

Ski Instructor Training Course 

Training + Certification 

EA Ski & Snowboard offer instructor training courses from 4 to 11-weeks long, enabling skiers to improve their skiing and gain world-class instructor qualifications. EA has put together the perfect package for the keen skier wanting to enter the industry but not commit to giving up those powder days. Packages include all the essential winter ingredients - ski instructor training, personal skiing development and an internationally recognised certification. 

Work in an après bar at night and ride that fresh powder during the daytime. If you want to work as an instructor the following Northern Hemisphere winter season, EA will provide you with a guaranteed instructing job offer. 

EA Ski and Snowboard Instructor Training program is a course for those who want a quick way into one of the coolest industries, improve their riding by learning from world-class trainers and have the best time in a winter resort town.

• 4-11-week instructor training course options 
• Available in top ski resorts worldwide
• Internationally recognized certifications
• Opportunities to gain further qualifications
• Perfect way to get a head start into the industry

PROGRAM OPTIONS

We offer a range of ski instructor courses to suit your winter goals. A short ski instructor course is an intensive way to get your level 1 certification. Improve your skiing skills over 3 weeks of training and top it off with sitting the level 1 examination in the final week.

A longer course will give you extra weeks of on-snow training including freeride & freestyle training + further qualifications such as avalanche safety, first aid and the chance to gain your level 2 certification.  Learn more below about our ski instructor course options.  

THREE WAYS TO BECOME AN INSTRUCTOR

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TRAINING COURSE 4-6 WEEKS

TRAINING COURSE INCLUSIONS:

  • Accommodation included for course duration
  • Full season lift pass
  • Level 1
  • Level 1 exam costs
  • Association membership
  • Mountain transfers
  • Program managers at each location
  • Training webinars
  • Special deals on flights and insurance

STARTING AT

$6475

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TRAINING COURSE 10-11 WEEKS

TRAINING COURSE INCLUSIONS:

  • Accommodation included for course duration
  • Avalanche training and first aid certificate
  • Full season lift pass
  • Level 1 & 2 instructor training
  • Level 1 exam costs
  • Association membership
  • Mountain transfers
  • Program managers at each location
  • Training webinars
  • Special deals on flights and insurance

STARTING AT

$10475

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FULL SEASON TRAINING PROGRAM

TRAINING COURSE INCLUSIONS:

  • Accommodation included for course duration
  • Avalanche training and first aid certificate
  • Full season lift pass
  • Level 1 & 2 instructor training
  • Level 1 exam costs
  • Association membership
  • Mountain transfers
  • Program managers at each location
  • Training webinars
  • Special deals on flights and insurance

STARTING AT

$10975

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Why choose a ski instructor training course? 

A ski training course is an all-inclusive package that provides you with the tools to become a qualified ski instructor. The programs are perfect for people who have a limited time to get certified, those who want to really advance their technical skiing ability as well as learning to teach. During the course, you will be in action four days a week, taking part in training and other course components. Train in small groups of 7+ to ensure you receive personal feedback throughout your course. Once you have passed your level 1 exams, you can either upgrade to a longer course and work towards your level 2 certification or enjoy some more freeriding before heading home with your shiny certificate in your hand. If you would like to work as an instructor the following Northern Hemisphere season, EA can provide you with a guaranteed instructor job offer. 

WANT TO WORK AS AN INSTRUCTOR ALL IN THE SAME SEASON? 

Check out our ski instructor internship course, an internship is a ski instructor course with a guaranteed job offer once you pass your level 1 instructors, designed to set you up in the snow sports industry within one winter season. We have a range of world-class resorts to choose from in Canada, US, Japan, New Zealand and Switzerland. Don't miss out, there are limited spots available.   

Learn more about internships here. 

Where can you go?

Become a ski instructor in 1 of 30+ resorts across 5 different countries!

MAP Canada
Big White
Castle
Cypress
Lake Louise
Nakiska
Norquay Banff
Revelstoke
MAP new zealand
Queenstown
Mt Hutt
Mt Ruapehu

Big White

The name say's it all. Big White is a BIG resort and gets slammed year after year with that powdery good stuff! Our ski and snowboard instructor courses at Big White are famous for powder and good times.

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Queenstown

Queenstown is renowned globally as a hub for adventure, and the town has developed a reputation as the place to experience the best of New Zealand’s outdoors!

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Castle

Castle Ski Resort is tucked in the southwest corner of Alberta and is surrounded by towering peaks. Castle is known for being dealt massive dumpings of powder, fifty centimetres a night is not uncommon!

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Mt Hutt

Winner of New Zealand's Best Ski Resort 3 years in a row, Mt Hutt is a real Kiwi experience resort with amazing terrain to suit everyone!

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Cypress

West Vancouver's Mountains, Cypress mountain resort has the largest vertical, the most coverage, the highest number of lifts, and the best snow conditions. Read more below about why this resort could be your internship location next winter!

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Mt Ruapehu

Ski the volcano! Mt Ruapehu is located in the central North Island of New Zealand. It is home to two of New Zealand's top ski areas - Whakapapa and Turoa. Whakapapa, the location of EA's fantastic internship opportunity, is New Zealand's largest ski resort coming in at 1050 hectares!

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Lake Louise

Authentically Canadian, pristine views, plenty of variation and pitch. Lake Louise, the largest Banff Canada ski resort, prides itself on its 4,200 acres of skiable terrain, having some of the most challenging terrain in the Rockies and being able to provide the coveted alternative to a 9-5 job, working as an instructor.

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Nakiska

Welcome to Nakiska, this purpose built resort is not only quaint but has a great local feel which makes all visitors and seasoners feel like home! Expect to improve your riding skills and ability.

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Norquay Banff

Norquay Ski Resort in Banff is a fantastic place to spend a winter season and perfect for those that want it all - snow, terrain, work and a town with an awesome nightlife.

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Revelstoke

With over 6 metres this season already, Revelstoke knows how to turn on the powder hose and it just doesn't stop! If you want a resort MADE for serious skiers and snowboarders then look no further than Revelstoke.

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