Snowboard instructors and highly regarded in Canada, ski schools will only hire instructors with experience. EA's snowboard instructor internship guarantees you with a secure job offer once you pass your level 1 exam so you can train and work all in the same season!
Canada gets an average snowfall of over 2metres of snowfall a year! One of our favourite ski resorts for powder is Revelstoke mountain, were off-piste is a must!
On a snowboard instructor internship, you will earn about $12 -13 per hour plus tips to help fund your epic social life or put away for your next winter gap year!
Choose from one of our resort partners in Canada from Cypress resort in Vancouver to Revelstoke Mountain, British Colombia.
When you join an instructor course in Canada you receive a CASI or CSIA instructing certification which is valid globally.
How to become a snowboard instructor in Canada
For over 10 years EA Ski & Snowboard have been running snowboard instructor courses in Canada with a selection of resorts from Big White, British Columbia to Castle ski resort, Alberta. Whether you want to start your career off as a snowboard instructor or just have a great winter gap year working as an instructor, there are two snowboard instructor course options to choose from, an instructor internship or an instructor training course.
Our Canadian ski resorts offer steep runs, deep powder, world-class training with CASI certified training instructors and some of the best winter events such as the winter Olympics! As Canada is growing more popular for a winter gap year destination, we are now are selling out of spots earlier each season. If you are interested in travelling to Canada, you should start planning a year in advance to ensure you secure your working holiday visa and your snowboard instructor course.
Why choose Canada?
If you are passionate about snowboarding and want to experience some of the best resorts in the world, Canada is the place for you! There are 200+ ski resorts and as more lakes than the rest of the world combined! Each of our partner resorts are unique, Revelstoke has the most vert in North America, Cypress is close to the famous city Vancouver and has epic night skiing on offer. Canada is also a frequent host to some pretty big events such as the winter Olympics and the Invictus games and in the small resort towns, you most likely stumble on a local ice-hockey game! Besides the epic snow, big mountains and number of ski resorts available, Canada was named by the National Observer as the friendliest place on earth!
Take a look through our Canadian ski resorts below to learn more about where you could be riding this winter!
WHERE CAN YOU GO IN CANADA?
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Train and become a ski or snowboard instructor at Big White Ski Resort. Known worldwide for its light, dry, champagne powder; Big White is an award-winning resort that offers a variety of terrain.
Tucked in the southwest corner of Alberta, Canada is Castle Mountain Ski Resort. Known for its dry powder and challenging terrain, Castle Mountain was created by skiers, for skiers.
Cypress Mountain is located only 30 minutes from downtown Vancouver and offers the most vertical drop, terrain, lifts and best snow conditions on the highest skiing and riding peak of Vancouver's North Shore Mountains.
Grouse Mountain is located only 15 minutes from downtown Vancouver and offers 33 runs, night skiing, 6 terrain parks and Vancouver's North Shore's most extensive snowmaking system for reliable coverage.
With pristine views and varied terrain, Lake Louise Ski Resort offers skiers and snowboarders an authentic Canadian winter experience.
With the longest season in its region, impeccable snow, and night skiing on offer, Mont Sainte Anne Ski resort offers an amazing winter alpine experience.
Mt Norquay Ski Resort is the best-kept secret of the Canadian Rockies. Located close to Banff, Mt Norquay offers outstanding conditions for skiers and riders of all levels.
Calgary's closest ski resort, Nakiska offers a fantastic opportunity for someone looking to get lots of practical teaching experience to kick off their snow sports career.
Fast becoming the biggest and best ski resort in Canada, Revelstoke is a powder paradise. If you're looking for big snowfall, big vertical and big terrain, look no further than Revelstoke Mountain Resort.
Train and become a ski instructor at SilverStar. The SilverStar Ski Resort has a charming magic about it. The quaint village has colourful buildings and the resort is a bit like a mini Disneyland for skiing and snowboarding. You will never want to leave.
REVIEWS FROM EA ALUMNI
It was a great way to get into instructing you get trained up by the best pros on the mountain, and then teaching by Christmas! ...see more
We are looking for people who are outgoing, have a passion for the sports and keen to learn and improve their own skiing and teaching. Best job in the world, definitely the best job in the world. ...see more
I was in touch with Tristan from EA and he was the most helpful training consultant ever, I could reach out to him at any time and he helped me to organise the whole trip, really really helpful ...see more
I really like it as we have been really well supported, throughout the whole thing and its really good the training has been really good they help you improve you skiing everyday ...see more
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