BASI Trainers Skiing in Formation at Interski 2016
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Who Are BASI Anyway?

If you are looking into or doing a ski instructor training then you will constantly hear people refer to BASI. But who or what are BASI and why do you need to know?
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What's Next After A Ski Instructor Course?

With the sun beginning to shine and spring just around the corning our instructor courses are drawing to and end. So what’s next for our trainees after their courses finish?
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Why do ski instructors need to learn about avalanches?

If anyone ever tells you they know everything about avalanches and the dangers of skiing off-piste, they are sorely mistaken. Its a constant learning process and should be continuously revised and practiced.
Meribel Students First Day on the BASI 1/2 Residential Course 2017
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Our Level 2 Ski Instructor Course Overview

The BASI Level 2 opens doors to teach skiing all over the world. But how to you get this ticket to the worlds coolest job? Find out in our course overview.
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Our Level 1 Ski Instructor Course Overview

BASI’s Alpine Level 1 is the first rung on the ski instructor qualification ladder. It qualifies you to teach skiing in an artificial environment: dry slopes, snowdomes and some nursery slopes in the UK. But what does it take to achieve…
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Need help applying for ski instructor jobs?

Our advice to help you find your dream ski instructor job this winter - where to look, how to apply and what to expect.
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Academic Recognition of your BASI Qualification

Gaining your BASI qualifications requires a lot more than just skiing. While we have always known this it has not always been that easy to explain this to other people. Recent developments have led to academic recognition of BASI Qualifications,…
BASI Trainers skiing in formation - Interski 2016
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The Benefits of a Certified Ski Instructor Qualification

Gaining a certified qualification as an instructor is vital if you wish to make a career of instructing. Yet that is not the only reason it is useful. Whether you want to make ski instructing your full-time occupation, want to improve your…
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What To Do Before Booking A Gap Year Ski Instructor Course

Once you've decided you'd like to become a ski instructor, the next big step is choosing a course! There are loads of providers and schools all over the world who can help you get qualified. So how on earth do you choose the course and provider that's right for you? We've put together a handy guide to help you choose and prepare for your next big adventure.
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Career and Recruitment Support

During our BASI Level 1/2 Residential Courses, we provide careers and recruitment support for trainees wishing to work as instructors. It's no regular job application, so how can you make yours stand out?