Working as a Ski Instructor in New Zealand
New Zealand is a beautiful country and the skiing there can be great. New Zealand have four difference level’s of ski instructor, Levels 1-3 and then the ISIA qualification. You can able to teach in New Zealand with your BASI Level 2 qualification as this converts over to the NZSIA Level 2.
What else do you need to know about working in New Zealand?
What qualifications do I need to work in New Zealand?
A work permit will be needed for an non NZ resident wanting to work in New Zealand. Instructors will need to apply for a job at the relevant ski school and once a job offer and contract have been received the ski school will them apply for a work permit for the instructor. The instructor can not start teaching until the work permit has been received.
Alternatively, you can apply directly to the NZ government for a Working Holiday visa, click here to see if you would be eligible for one of these Visa’s.
Who can I work for in New Zealand ?
There are four main employers for ski jobs in New Zealand: