The French Flag
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French Lessons

You might be wondering why we include French lessons in our Residential BASI 1 and 2 courses. After all, it isn't until BASI Level 3 ISIA that you need to pass a Second Language test. So why do we?
Meribel students First Aid course
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First Aid Courses

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In 2016 we started running our First Aid courses in-house, as the best people to teach First Aid to trainee ski instructors are qualified ski instructors.
Meribel BASI 1/2 Trainees at the Ronnie
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What to expect on a Ski Instructor Course - The First 3 Weeks

We're now three weeks into our Courchevel and Meribel BASI 1/2 Residential Courses, and just one day away from the BASI Level 1 exam. So what happens in those first few weeks, and how do trainees prepare for their first ever instructor exam?
Huw Thomas & Mischa Wykurz in the Grand Désert, back of Mont Fort, Verbier
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The BASI Level 4 European Mountain Safety Exam Directory

This blog is intended as a directory of useful links to FREE stuff that will help people to go on safer, more enjoyable, more fun days out on skis in the backcountry.
Gear Patrol ski kit for the season
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What to pack for your Ski Instructor Course

You're probably wondering how you're going to fit 3 months of kit into one 23kg suitcase. Here are our insider tips and season secrets to make the most of your packing this season!
Heliskiing in Val Disere with ValHeliski

10 Alpine Activities for Adrenaline Junkies!

For some people, skiing is just the tip of the thrill-seeking iceberg. Here are 10 of our favourite activities to get your heart racing this winter, whether you're skiing for a week or a winter.
Eddie the Eagle 1988 Ski Jumping
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A History of Skiing

Have you ever gotten on a chairlift, and looked down at your dangling skis only to think; How weird is this?!
Courchevel Mountain Landscape
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What makes Courchevel a great training resort?

When choosing a venue to train to become a ski instructor there are the Top 5 things to consider. Gareth Shelbourne reveals all!
Verbier Off Piste Adventures
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What makes Verbier such a great training resort?

Whether you are looking for something to do before Uni,a career change or simply fancy skiing for a winter, Verbier is definitely a great option for you. Heres why.
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Choosing Your Ski Instructor Course

Choosing a ski instructor course isn't easy - there is a lot to think about. We've created a helpful guide to help you decide.