BASI Level 1 and 2Ski Instructor Gap Courses

Course Summary

The Verbier ski instructor 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.

Altitude is the most established and experienced BASI Gap Course provider in Verbier. We make a real commitment to achieve the highest pass rates in Verbier (for example 100% for our Jan group last season) and to provide you with great accommodation, the best ski coaches and the best ski teaching job opportunities in Verbier.

    Who is the course for?

    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 10-week BASI 1 and 2 ski instructor gap course is ideal for those who are on a gap year, career break, looking to improve your skiing or thinking about becoming a ski instructor as a new career, we can help you achieve your goals.

    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!

    Courses 21/22

    Verbier 10 Weeks

    • Qualifications: BASI Level 1 and 2
    • Accommodation: Catered Chalet
    • Duration: 10 Weeks
    • Dates: 5 December to 12 February | 9 January to 19 March | 20 February to 29 April
    Price

    December / January £8900
    February Promo Price £8500

    Verbier 10 Weeks

    • Qualifications: BASI Level 1 and 2
    • Accommodation: Course Only
    • Duration: 10 Weeks
    • Dates: 5 December to 12 February | 9 January to 19 March | 20 February to 29 April
    Price

     £4900

    Grindelwald 10 Weeks

    • Qualifications: BASI Level 1 and 2
    • Accommodation: Hostel Style
    • Duration: 10 Weeks
    • Dates: 9 January to 19 March
    Price

    £6995

    Verbier 5 Weeks

    • Qualifications: BASI Level 1
    • Accommodation: Catered Chalet
    • Single room: +£1000
    • Duration: 5 Weeks
    • Dates: 9 January to 12 February
    Price

    £5750

    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 Training
    • Optional ski specific yoga sessions
    • Optional Fitness sessions
    • Airport transfer
    • 24 hour support in resort
    • Ski maintenance clinic
    • Career advice sessions
    • Altitude Futures hoody
    • Regular Team socials
    • Ski servicing deals
    • Exclusive Verbier Deals on skis, boots, goggles, helmets
    • Pro deals with Rossignol UK
    • Welcome drinks
    • Team Photo 

    • *  See our Typical Day for a breakdown of hours 
    • *   Includes 70 hours of Ski School Experience  
    • ** Food 1/2 board from Monday to Friday
    • ** Hostel Style in Grindelwald excludes Half Board Option 
    • *** Subject to an interview and EU passport
    Anything else not included?

    Weekly breakdown

    Is my skiing good enough?

    Typical Day

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