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Ski instructor courses from NothinButSnow cater for individuals looking for a variety of specific results. Some are keen to take a ski course to qualify as an instructor, but with a focus on freestyle skiing. Others tend to stick to progressing through the ranks of ski instruction to obtain a higher certification and some even wish to qualify in both disciplines to give themselves a wider appeal to the jobs market for employment.

No matter what your individual requirements are, NothinButSnow has a ski instructor course for you. Don’t be put off by talk of becoming a ski instructor if that is not your wish though. Ski instructor courses offer a perfect way to improve your skiing ability whist living and experiencing life in a ski resort. All of our ski courses take place in British Columbia, Canada over 4, 6, 10 and 11 weeks. A NothinButSnow ski instructor course is an ideal choice to take your first step into arguably the most exciting career on the planet. With the mountain becoming your office, the ability to enjoy fresh snow and sunny skies each day, endless fun and laughter, crazy apres-ski and unbreakable lifelong friendships. It’s hard to not question "why on earth did I not do this sooner?"

Short & Long Canadian Ski Courses

It doesn't take a rocket scientist to uncover the main difference between the two, 7 weeks about does it. A "short" course or 4 week ski instructor course from NothinButSnow trains skiers to a level 1 standard, a season "long" or 11 week ski instructor course includes all that is present in our short course, but further trains skiers to a higher level 2 qualification.

The level 2 is a significant step up from level 1 so requires advanced training completed over a longer period of time. Obviously one major benefit of the season long ski course is its ability to accommodate you for an entire season, a worth while excuse to seasonaire it whilst honing your skiing skills.

It's your oppurtunity to become a ski instructor in one fantastic season!

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  • Price: £4500
  • When Do I Go: 12/01/15
  • Qualifications: CSIA Level 1
  • Days Tuition: 17
  • Meals: Mon - Fri
  • Price: £6500
  • When Do I Go: 12/01/15
  • Qualification: CSIA Level 1 + Snow Park 
  • Days Tuition: 28
  • Meals: Mon - Fri
  • Price: £7800
  • When Do I Go: 12/01/15
  • Qualification: CSIA & CASI Level 1
  • Days Tuition: 46
  • Meals: Mon - Fri
  • Price: £7650
  • When Do I Go: 12th January 2015
  • Qualification: CSIA Level 1, 2
  • Days Tuition: 45
  • Meals: Mon - Fri
  • Price: £7550
  • When Do I Go: 12th January 2015
  • Qualification: CASI Level 1, 2 & Avi
  • Days Tuition: 35
  • Breakfast: 4 Days
  • Lunch: 4 Days
Freestyle Ski Instructor Course

Have you ever wondered what it would be like to throw a slick 360 off a kicker or slide a box in the park. Our dedicated freestyle ski course teaches you the steps involved in freestyle progression, associated safety and park etiquette. At NothinButSnow we start with the basics, build your confidence and ability to ensure you are prepared to achieve your Snow Park qualification. This key learning process will enable you to teach your future students in the quickest and safest time possible. It's a 6 week intensive training programme that includes the CSIA Level 1 and Snow Park qualifications. Learn about all the elements that make up a specific trick and develop your freestyle potential with us on this course.


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Dual Certified Crossover Course

For those interested in snowboarding as well as skiing, then NothinButSnow has the answer. Our 10 week dual discipline crossover course trains you to a CSIA & CASI Level 1 in skiing and snowboarding, making you one of the most desirable and hireable instructors available. With the high demand for dual certified instructors NothinButSnow is doing what it can to help people get their foot in the door with regards to employment. This intensive course is for those who want to become a master of both disciplines.
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Why Canada

It's one incredibly large winter playground when the snow starts falling and boy does it fall. Sometimes we wonder if someone up there forgot to flick the switch off. Theres the incredible vast scenery and wonderful mountain ranges, but the big draw to Canada during the winter period is the snow. In particular the snow that falls in British Columbia. It's why we chose Canada to be our destination of choice for ski courses.

Obviously the snow is important to us, but it's the complete package that Canada has to offer which makes it such an ideal location. The people are fantastic, super hospitable, friendly and sick skiers. You would expect them to be with a mountain range on almost every door step. They make for some of the worlds best ski instructors you can find and their expertise not only attracts students, but fellow ski instructors from around the world looking to further develop their own skills whilst learning with the best. 

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If you have not been to Canada skiing then you are missing out. We can’t stress how much you are going to love this country. The quality of the snow in British Columbia where we run our courses is out of this world. You will find yourself at multiple times during our courses putting in big pow slashes and charging deep deep pow! The whole vibe of the place is super chilled and the scenery is breathtaking. Its a beautiful place. We fell in love and made it our goal to get people to experience what a truly amazing place Canada is through a sport we love.



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CSIA Ski Qualifications

It is important to get an understanding of what exactly you are getting out of your ski instructor course from a qualification point of view. What qualifications are there, how can they benefit you and most importantly where could you choose to take them for employment.

Deciding on Canada as a destination and NothinButSnow as your course provider will result in one helluva trip, but it also results in students of the course gaining canadian ski qualifications or CSIA qualifications for short. With so many types of recognised qualifications around the world, making a choice to go for CSIA is a sensible and viable option. They are extremely well respected and recognised globally within the snow sports industry.

Holding the CSIA Level 1 enables you to be eligible to work in Canada, America and Andorra. Those that partied hard through the season yet stayed focused and determined to bag their CSIA Level 2 qualification from our 11 week ski courses can go on to work in Canada, but also in New Zealand, Australia, USA and Japan. Holding the Snow Park qualification is a great addition to your CSIA Level 1 or 2, allowing you to teach freestyle skiing lessons.

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Who Are CSIA

The CSIA are the leaders in the profession of ski instruction and the most valued and respected contributor to the sport of skiing. They have developed a safe and positive guest experience, a progressive approach and set national standards in ski teaching.

CSIA Level 1 - Introduction to ski teaching. Teach novice skiers the early stages of learning from putting on their skis all the way up to wedge to parallel turns.

CSIA Level 2
- Focuses more on intermediate advanced skiing and teaching skills.

Snow Park
- Take students who have never been in the park before and teach them the basics of freestyle skiing all the way up to spinning front and back 360’s and sliding boxes. You need to have a CSIA Level 1 to qualify to take these exams.

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