BASI Level 2 FastTrack
Ski Instructor Course
Tignes / Courchevel, France
Ski Instructor Course
Tignes / Courchevel, France
This 4 Week intense ski instructor course is perfect for those who already have their BASI Level 1 and are wanting to make the jump to level 2 but need a little extra training. Running in either Tignes, Courchevel or Verbier they are some of our most popular programmes.
Our BASI Level 2 Fast Track is perfect for those who already have their BASI Level 1 but want a bit of extra support as they approach their BASI Level 2. The jump between the BASI Level 1 and BASI Level 2 ski instructor qualifications is quite a significant one, but this course gives you focused training leading directly into the exam so you can make sure you’re skiing your best as you go into the assessment.
Designed as an intensive two-week training block leading straight into the two-week long BASI Level 2 exam. You can iron out bad habits and develop the areas of your skiing you struggle with going into the exam with this fresh in your mind. Plus a huge benefit of this course is that you’l be finished before the season fully starts, so can work all winter long.
Because we offer a fully catered package including transfers, food, accommodation and lift pass with our Fast Track programme you have nothing to worry about, so can focus entirely on your skiing.
Your course kicks off in Tignes. For early season, focused training, very few places rival the Tignes Glacier. It is the perfect place to make those all important changes to your skiing. Sat at 2000 m above sea level with skiing as high as 3500m Tignes is one of the most snow-sure resorts in the Alps. Combine this with a world-class lift system and off snow facilities it is no wonder that international teams flock here for their preseason training.
The Glacier in Tignes is excellent and a good backup if the snow is late, but it can be busy. The main ski area opens in late November, giving you access to the entirety of the Espace Killy.
When the exam rolls around, we move you across to the world famous resort of Courchevel. It’s wide perfectly groomed pistes are the perfect place to showcase your skills during your BASI exam.
Our coaches are handpicked from our teams across the Alps to reach your potential, cement your love for the sport and show you the best terrain on the mountain. All of our coaches are qualified to the highest internationally recognised level, and many are BASI examiners. Meaning they know precisely what you have to do when the exams roll around. During the course, you will become versatile all-mountain skiers capable of tackling anything the mountain throws at you. Your training will develop your skiing in all areas from Piste Performance to freestyle, building your technical understanding and honing your teaching skills.
Whatever your goal, this program provides the best way to advance your skiing and continue your progression. With all the training, kit and support you need to become one of the world’s best instructors or take your riding to a level that will make others envious.
New Generation ski instructor training centres Courchevel residential programme is an 11-week course. Training for eight weeks of this course is delivered by New Generation. The other three weeks of this course are provided by BASI Trainers supplied and approved by BASI under our BASI Partner Agreement.
Having somewhere to switch off and relax is a key ingredient in making sure you get the most from your ski instructor course.
In Tignes, you’ll be looked after by our partners Tignes Chalet Company. Breakfast and two-course meals are rustled up by your very own host and you’ll all eat together.
In Courchevel le Praz, Chalet La Pierre has five twin rooms, a massive open plan living area and a ski room equipped with servicing benches. The living area is the perfect chill out area, with huge comfy sofas, British TV and Wifi, so you can unwind after a long day on the slopes.
During the program, you’ll work towards your BASI (British Association of Snowsports Instructors) Level 2. BASI offers a great route into the industry, with the Level 2 being recognised in ski schools around the globe, from right here in Europe to Japan, New Zealand and China to name a few.
The BASI level 2 will open doors to teaching clients of all ages on marked runs within the resort boundary. If you are looking at doing this programme as part of a gap year, then the BASI 2 has a few added benefits. It is aligned with the EQF (European Qualifications Framework) meaning you can use it to help secure access to further education. You will also find that during your university holidays there are plenty of opportunities to head out to the Alps and teach during the peak weeks.
Choosing the right course for you is an essential part of the process and will make your experience far more rewarding. If this course is not quite right then why not look at some of our other ski instructor courses?
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Before applying, students must have the following: Successfully completed the BASI Level 1 qualification.
In order to participate in the Instructor Training course, students are required to have up to date BASI associate membership. If the course is successfully completed students can then apply to BASI for full membership. For more information see www.basi.org.uk.