Training - All of New Zealand
“If ski or snowboard instructing is what you want to do and whether you have the whole season up your sleeve, or only have weekends available, or you’re on your gap year, then we have courses to suit your timeframe and budget.
The Cardrona Instructor Training Centre boasts some of New Zealand's most experienced and qualified ski and snowboard trainers and with Cardrona Alpine Resort's terrain we have the perfect training ground for every skier and snowboarder.”
This popular programme is designed to provide students with the skills and knowledge required to enter the Ski Patrol industry. It is held in high regard by the Heads of Ski patrol within New Zealand and includes a four week placement for students with a real ski patrol department. This is where students compound the skills learnt with their tutors and is probably one of the longest and most fun filled job interviews ever.
The programme has successfully run for 15 years and past students have reached senior, supervisory and heads of department positions within New Zealand Ski patrols. The programme also provides a strong foundation for related careers in the outdoors, including alpine and ski guiding, a variety of summer guiding and/or instruction, ambulance officer, and safety management. It contains both Pre- Hospital Emergency Care and Avalanche Stage 1, both entry level qualifications for many outdoor employment options. On successful completion of the programme some students seek work overseas, before returning to apply for work in New Zealand.
Learning takes place in a realistic working environment and includes practical and theory that is based on identified industry needs. It is a big seven months, chock full of learning, growth, discovery and fun.
"Turn your passion into a profession with top quality ski and snowboard training in Queenstown, New Zealand. Courses run Jun-Sep.
Full training and exam preparation (NZSIA CSI and Stage 1) including video analysis and night sessions, combine this with freestyle training, an avalanche course and a once in a lifetime heliski/heliboard trip and your season in New Zealand will be one of your most memorable experiences, with a qualification as well.
Train with some of New Zealands top ski and snowboard trainers and examiners.
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Mt Hutt in conjunction with CPIT(Christchurch Polytechnic Institute of Technology) is once again offering its highly reputable Ski and Snowboard courses during the coming season. These courses are some of the best in the country to prepare you for the CSI Exam during the season and then further prepare you for the NZSIA Stage one exam at the end of the season. It is a full time 16 week course with some of the most qualified instructors in New Zealand. Based around the Mt Hutt Ski area and Mt Hutt Methven village, this is your opportunity to be coached by the same instructor all season in a welcoming and fun environment. Interviews commence early May, with the programme commencing in early June.
Based at Temple Basin Ski Area in the Arthurs Pass National Park the New Zealand Snow Safety Institute (NZSSI) runs courses on mountaineering, avalanche & mountain safety. Courses are designed for skiers, snowboarders, climbers and trampers. Programmes range from weekend avalanche awareness courses, mountain skills, Day Backcountry Skills, to 9 day MultiSkill Mountaineering Courses. The NZSSI offers the perfect location at Temple Basin Ski Area with a modern lecture theatre at the ski area lodge offering students the ideal place for lectures and mountain safety theory. Courses are reasonable priced and include accommodation and food in a comfortable modern lodge.
Delivering the most up to date teaching techniques and coaching tips from the most highly qualified and experienced trainers and coaches, this 10-week instructor-training course will prepare you for both the SBINZ Certificate in Snowboard Instruction and Stage One qualification. You will also be taught the fundamentals of freestyle coaching from top pro riders and national team coaches at the world-renowned freestyle resort, Snow Park NZ. If what you want is the time of your life while gaining a world-recognised instructing qualification, then contact us at www.nzsnowsports.com. All courses held at Cardrona & Snow Park NZ, Wanaka, New Zealand. Your course includes: 40 days of training at Cardrona Alpine Resort, 10 days of freestyle coaching at Snow Park NZ, 10 weeks of accommodation in Wanaka, Heli Trip, Two Mountain Lift Passes, Mountain Transport, Weekend transport will be provided to a resort of the groups choice, including other surrounding resorts, SBINZ-Exam Fees, Membership and Technical Manual, Back-country Course,Video Analysis, New Zealand Snowsports Academy Team Jacket and Hoody, Local Shop Discounts and Advice on Equipment, Career Advice and possible Employment Opportunities, 10 weeks of your life youll never forget
This 10 week international course will be based in Queenstown and staying at the 3 star Coronet Alpine Hotel with all food included and hot tub for some aprski relaxation. Technical training will be carried out at Coronet Peak 5 days a week with back country and advanced training at The Remarkables and even a week at Snowpark. As part of the NZ Snow Academy training programme, NZSKI.com are running a course for Peak Leaders, Scotland. Trainees will take the NZSIA/SBINZ accredited snowsports instructor certificate followed by the stage one instructor course. This is a high tempo training programme and applicants should be good intermediate skiers or riders (or better) before applying. There is an optional 2 week multi-activity module in Australia after mountain training finishes. International course dates: 7 July - 14 Sept 2008.
The Rookie Academy offers specialized ski and snowboard instructor training that is tailored towards developing a strong technique that will give you the skills to reach any goal.
We are the only training company in New Zealand to offer BASI and CSIA as well as NZSIA qualifications Experience all this in a unique environment; Lake Wanaka, New Zealand. Training at Treble Cone Ski Area. Challenging terrain and breathtaking views.
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Train on New Zealands two largest ski areas with Ruapehu Snow Academy. Snow sports instructor training courses designed to prepare you for NZSIA ski and snowboard certificate and stage one exams.
Fun, highly motivated and professional staff will guide and train you to ensure you have a sound knowledge of technical skiing, riding and teaching skills to kick start your career in an exciting and dynamic industry of snow sports instructing whilst living in the town of National Park, the central plateau's adventure capital of the North Island set amongst the unique Tongariro National Park
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- Snow safari tours. tailored to your party.
- Comfy 4WD van and trailer, dvd movies in van!
- Shuttle to ski fields daily, Turoa or Whakapapa.
- Alternate activities if necessary.
- Accommodation options.
- Meals and pass
Do you have a passion for the snow and want to become a ski or snowboard instructor? Snow Trainers instructor courses in New Zealand, USA and Japan will give you the skills to become a qualified ski or snowboard professional in no time! If you're taking a gap year, break from work, or considering a career as an instructor then Snow Trainers delivers everything you need.
Ski and Snowboard Instructor Courses
• Queenstown, New Zealand: June/July
• Niseko, Japan: January
• Colorado, USA: January
Snow Trainers was founded in Queenstown, New Zealand and has been running very successful ski and snowboard training courses since 2003. Our philosophy is to provide you with the best possible training while giving you an amazing winter experience.
Queenstown Resort College in partnership with NZSKI Ltd (Coronet Peak, Remarkables, Mt Hutt Ski Resorts) offers a diploma specializing in Snowsport Business Management. This diploma provides graduates with the opportunity to pursue their management and leadership careers in the snowsport industry.
Students complete papers in Operations Management, Resource Management, Communication Skills and Business Management with the focus being on developing leaders for the snowsport industry. They also have two guaranteed paid winter internships at one of NZSKI Ltd’s 3 ski resorts.
If you want to gain a qualification in a rapidly expanding industry, like the idea of Queenstown as your “home” and see yourself in a leadership role in the future, this Diploma is for you.