BASI Level 1 + Off-PisteOff-Piste Course Verbier

Course Summary

The off-piste course and BASI Level 1 instructor course runs alongside our ski school in Verbier.  We are blessed with some incredible off-piste skiing runs in Verbier 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 Ski Instructor Course provider in Verbier. We make a real commitment to achieve the highest pass rates in Verbier and to provide you with great accommodation, the best ski coaches and the best ski teaching job opportunities in Verbier.

    Who is the OFF PISTE course for?

    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 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 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!

    Off-Piste Courses 21|22

    Verbier L1+Off Piste

    • Qualifications: BASI Level 1 
    • Accommodation: Catered Chalet
    • Duration: 10 Weeks
    • Dates: 9 January to 19 March
    • Content: Off Piste Skiing & Mountain Safety


    Verbier L1+Off Piste

    • Qualifications: BASI Level 1
    • Accommodation: Course Only
    • Duration: 10 Weeks
    • Dates: 9 January to 19 March
    • Content: Off Piste Skiing & Mountain Safety


    Verbier Off Piste Course

    • Description: Off Piste Skiing & Education
    • Accommodation: Catered Chalet
    • Duration: 6 Weeks
    • Dates: 6 February to 19 March 


    What is included?
    • Full season lift pass
    • 10 weeks of training
    • Half Board Accommodation**
    • Ski Instructing Job***
    • Off-Piste Adventure Day with FWT Competitor Carl Renvall
    • 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
    • Ski Touring Adventure Day
    • Altitude Futures t-shirt
    • 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

    Is my skiing good enough?

    What happens next?