BASI Level 1 + Off-PisteOff-Piste Course Verbier

Course Summary

Altitude’s off-piste course in Verbier is run by our in house professional team that have been running courses here for more than 20 years.  In Verbier we are blessed with some incredible off-piste skiing runs  and on successfully completing the course, you will have the skills to ski safely and confidently in off-piste terrain.  

Altitude is the most established and experienced  course provider in Verbier.  Our courses guarantee you some amazing life long memories, increased confidence and technique in powder snow, and the opportunity to live the dream in Verbier.

    Who is the OFF PISTE course for?

    Our Verbier off piste course is designed for skiers who want to experience an incredible winter season in the Swiss Alps, improve their powder skiing technique, meet like-minded people and also the option to achieve internationally recognised qualifications that allow you to work as a ski instructor in countries across the world.

    Our 10-week BASI L1 ski instructor + Off-Piste course is ideal if you are on a gap year, career break, looking to improve your skiing both on and off-piste and receive a ski instructor qualification. 

    The 6 week course option is an intensive off-piste and technical improvement course designed for anyone looking to master off-piste 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!

    Off-Piste Courses 22/23

    Verbier L1+Off Piste

    • Qualifications: BASI Level 1 
    • Accommodation: Catered Chalet
    • Duration: 10 Weeks
    • Dates: 8 January to 18 March
    • Content: Off Piste Skiing & Mountain Safety

    10,700 (£9250)

    Verbier L1+Off Piste

    • Qualifications: BASI Level 1
    • Accommodation: Course Only
    • Duration: 10 Weeks
    • Dates: 8 January to 18 March
    • Content: Off Piste Skiing & Mountain Safety

    CHF 6000 (£5250)

    Verbier Off Piste Courses

    What is included?
    • Full season lift pass
    • 10 weeks of training
    • Half Board Accommodation**
    • Coaching from Top Qualified British/Swiss Off Piste Instructors
    • 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
    • Optional ‘Add On’ Heli Ski trip 
    • Option to extend the Course for non EU students wishing to stay beyond 90 days. 
    • 24 hour support in resort
    • Ski maintenance clinic
    • Ski Touring Adventure Day
    • 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


    *Learn to ski powder, and improve your overall technique on piste and in the bumps

    **Food 1/2 board Monday to Friday
    *** Subject to an interview and EU passport

    Anything else not included?

    Weekly breakdown

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