BASI Ski Instructor Course
| Ski | Verbier |
Our 10-week BASI 1 and 2 instructor course is ideal for those looking for a way to spend a season training and living in the Swiss Alps. Whether you are on a gap year, career break, looking to improve your skiing or thinking about ski instructor as a new career, we can help you achieve your goals. The course runs alongside our ski school, and on successfully passing your exams, you will have the opportunity to work within our school to put your new qualifications to use.
Official BASI affiliated training partner.
Who is the course for?
Is an instructor course right for me?
Designed for skiers who want to experience an incredible winter season in the Swiss Alps, improve their skiing, meet like-minded people and achieve internationally recognised qualifications that allow you to work as a ski instructor in countries across the world.
Our ski courses are popular with those looking to take a Gap year before or after university, those wanting to start a new career in ski instructing, people looking to take a career break or sabbatical, or simply those wanting professional training to improve their own skiing.
You must be at least 18 to apply to the course, with no upper age limit. All we ask is you are able to confidently ski a red run and have the desire to improve your skiing, train hard, and have fun!
Wondering if your skiing is good enough?
Find out more about the level of skiing required here.
Dates and Prices
With catered chalet accommodation
If you already have place in Verbier
|Start Dates: 1st December 2019 and 5th January 2020|
What is included?
- Full season lift pass
- 10 weeks of training*
- Half Board Accommodation**
- Ski Instructing Job***
- Off-Piste Adventure Day
- Video analysis sessions on and off snow
- First Aid & Off-Piste Mountain Safety Course
- Optional ski specific yoga sessions
- Fitness sessions
- Airport transfer
- 24 hour support in resort
- Ski maintenance clinic
- Career advice sessions
- Altitude Futures hoody
- Weekly team socials
- Ski servicing deals
- Discounts on skis, boots, goggles, helmets
- Pro deals with Rossignol UK
- Welcome drinks
- Team Photo
- Win new skis and a ski instructor job!
Anything else not included?
- Flights to and from Geneva Airport
- Insurance for your time in Verbier (including winter sports cover)
- Lunch each day
- Ski Equipment including boots, skis and poles (click here to find out what you will need)
* (Average 30 hours per week)
** (Food Monday > Friday)
*** (Subject to interview)
After completing the course
What happens next?
On successful completion of the course, you will have gained your BASI level 1 and 2 ski instructor qualification. The BASI qualifications are recognised worldwide and allow you to teach in a whole host of countries including America, Canada, Australia, New Zealand, Switzerland, Austria and Italy.
We provide all our students with career advice throughout the course, which can be especially important if this is a new career move for you!
Unlike stand-alone courses, the Futures course is built by instructors for instructors, and operates in conjunction with our ski school. Your coaches also work as instructors within our school, and their expert teaching knowledge is invaluable if you’re thinking of making the jump to ski instructing as your future career.
Is my skiing good enough?
Advice on skiing level & equipment
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