BASI ISIA Level 3Verbier - Zermatt - Grindelwald - Gstaad - Klosters

Level 3 Training Verbier

On our Verbier BASI level 3 training course you will not only benefit from expert training, but you will also be able to work towards the 200 hours of teaching you need for your BASI level 3 (or equivalent) gaining invaluable experience whilst working alongside our experienced team.

Altitude has been training instructors towards BASI 3 exams for over 20 years. This experience cannot be beaten and ultimately guarantees that you will be prepared really well for your ski instructor exams. In addition we are the largest employer of BASI instructors in Switzerland (possibly Europe), so if you are talented instructor we are able to offer you a huge career potential in one of our ski schools.

Free Internship Course

In addition to our Verbier BASI Level 3 training,  10 lucky students will have the chance to join our Internship program. This course is free and operates in Verbier, Zermatt, Davos, Grindelwald, and Gstaad

  • Our course includes 100 hours of training, allowing  you to train towards your level 3 exams while working within our ski school for the peak weeks of the season.
  • To be on the course you will have already achieved your: BASI 1 & 2, CSIA, or PSIA level 2, or the APSI or similar and have a valid EU passport.
  • As part of a small team of trainees you will need to be prepared to work hard to maximize your technical skiing and teaching performance throughout the season.  

Interested applicants should send their CV and covering letter to  before the 15th September. 

BASI Level 3 Training 22/23

Work and Train

  • Qualifications: Train towards the BASI ISIA Level 3 (or equivalent)
  • Accommodation: Not Included 
  • Duration: 150 Hours of training
  • Start: 4th December 
  • Content: Piste, Bumps, Teaching, Mountain Safety
  • Work/Experience Shadowing of Gap Courses | Season Long Instructor Job
  • Resorts: Verbier


Classic Level 3 Training

  • Qualifications: Train towards BASI ISIA Level 3
  • Accommodation: Not Included
  • Duration: 150 Hours of training
  • Start: 4th December 
  • Experience: Shadowing of Ski Lessons and Gap Courses
  • Content: Piste, Bumps, Teaching, Mountain Safety

  • VISA –Its possible to stay more than 90 days with a NON EU passport  
  • Resorts: Verbier


Free Internship Program

  • Qualifications: Train towards BASI ISIA Level 3
  • Accommodation: Not Included
  • Duration: 100 Hours of training
  • Start: 4th December 
  • Content: Piste, Bumps, Teaching
  • Jobs:  10 (NEED EU PASSPORT)

  • Resorts: Zermatt – Gstaad – Davos – VERBIER – Grindelwald



Important information

A Valid EU passport is required for the Work & Train Course / Free Internship. This passport will enable us to guarantee you a work permit and your right to work in Switzerland. Without this you will not be able to work as a ski instructor for a Ski School in Switzerland.

Anything else not included?
What is includED?
  • 150 hours of training
  • Training from BASI Level 4’s, BASI Trainers and Swiss Federal Qualified Instructors
  • Develop performance in Piste, Bumps, Variables and Steeps
  • Maximum of 8 trainees per group
  • Pre Course Fitness Plan
  • Personal BASI mentor
  • Individual Video analysis sessions
  • Mountain safety training
  • Off-Piste Ski Touring
  • Optional Race Training
  • Optional ski specific yoga sessions
  • Join the Altitude Ski School Formation Week
  • Job with Altitude Ski School
  • Swiss Work permit (EU passport holders)
  • Free Altitude Uniform
  • Futures Hoody
  • Pro-deals on equipment with Rossignol and SunGod Goggles
  • Weekly team socials

Weekly breakdown

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Typical Day

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