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What is the UK’s attitude to taking a career break?

Have you ever looked out your office window and wondered what was beyond those four walls?  Well, taking a career break could be the answer to your prayers. Career breaks, sometimes called the ‘adult gap year,’ have increased in popularity as...

What is the Criteria to pass the BASI Level 3?

How good do I need to be? This is a question often asked when booking the ISIA course at altitude. The benchmark to start a level three course is the level of a basi level 2 skier. Although we understand some skills may need to be brought up to...

What’s the Criteria to pass the BASI Level 2?

BASI like to explain the standard of the level you wish to achieve in a way you are likely to be assessed, therefore explaining the appropriate terrain and tasks you will be asked to perform. The majority of the level two course is held on steeper...

What’s the Criteria to pass the BASI Level 2?

BASI like to explain the standard of the level you wish to achieve in a way you are likely to be assessed, therefore explaining the appropriate terrain and tasks you will be asked to perform. The majority of the level two course is held on steeper blue or gradual red...

How much does it cost to become a ski instructor?

To become a ski instructor, there are a few different paths you can take, from attending a basic course on an indoor dry slope, to an intensive 10-week course in the Alps. Whichever route you take is up to you so deciding which is the best route comes down to a few things. Ask yourself these questions as a starting point.

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Covid Cancellation Policy

Covid Cancellation Policy

What is your COVID cancellation policy? We know that with an ever-changing travel situation due to COVID-19, you may be worried about whether you will be able...

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Can I get a job when I qualify?

Can I get a job when I qualify?

Does Brexit affect my ability to join a ski instructor course in Switzerland as a UK citizen? If you’re travelling from the UK, you are covered by a Schengen...

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Skiing Level and Equipment

Skiing Level and Equipment

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Around the world in gap years

Around the world in gap years

It can feel impossible to plan out the future when you’re still trying to figure out who you are. As a teenager, imagining life a year from now can feel like...

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