Ski instructor training


St Anton work and train ISIA team girls
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What Makes St Anton So Special For Trainee Ski Instructors?

Last winter season marked the first ever Work & Train Level 3 ISIA programme in St Anton. It was a phenomenal start - our 16 trainees clocked up a cracking 3,360 hours of work - an average of 210 hours per trainee. We spoke to some of the trainees to see what they thought.
Being a ski instructor - Sam Taylor Carving
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Our Level 3 ISIA Instructor Courses: An Overview

The BASI Level 3 is a big jump up from the Level 2 - find out what is involved and how we can help you achieve it in our course overview.
Sam Taylor skiing off piste with gap students
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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.
Verbier Gap course 2018
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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…
Ski Instructor Life
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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…
ski eurotest pass
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Our highlights of the winter… and what a winter it has been!

The season of 2016/17 has been another awesome one for our trainees in France and Switzerland. With loads of fun and amazing success stories from BASI Level 1 though to Level 4. So we wanted to take a quick look back at some of our highlights of the winter… and what a winter it has been!
Morzine Moguls Clinic
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Morzine Moguls Clinic with Ben Cavet

Sometimes when concentrating on the exams BASI has laid out in front of us, it is easy to forget there is more to skiing than impressing the men and women in blue. Continued Professional Development helps to keep us thinking about skiing in a different way, whilst also putting us in the shoes of our clients, if only for a few hours.
Euro Speed Test
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The Eurotest - Passing the Ultimate Challenge

Often seen as the ultimate test faced by trainee ski instructors the Euro Speed Test or Eurotest is the nemesis of many. But what is it? What makes it so difficult and how does it feel to pass?
Ski Instructor Courses

Why We Love Video Feedback

I know from my own experience the butterflies that can come when I know I am being filmed. But we all need to remember that video is am extremely powerful development tool to improve performance, so we shouldn't fear the little red light!