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BASI Trainers 2016

Taking BASI Level 1 In The UK

BASI 1/2 courses aren't for everyone. If you’re in that position, you might wish to consider doing your Level 1 in the UK and taking a shorter course in the winter to acheive your Level 2.
BASI Trainers 2016

Mythbusting the BASI 1 Exam

The 5 day BASI 1 exam is the first rung on the BASI ladder and something of a right of passage for would be instructors. But what does it actually entail?
3 Valley Mentors

Meet Your Mentors - 3 Valleys

The 3 Valleys is where it all began for New Generation, so it's no surprise it remains one of our main Instructor Training areas. With trainees from Levels 1 to 3 ISIA, we need a big team of experienced mentors to keep things running smoothly.
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…
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Avalanche Safety Kit

We love an off-piste adventure as much as the next person. But to make these trips as safe as possible we need education on mountain safety and the right avalanche safety equipment.
BASI Friday - Trainers meet to compare
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The BASI Level 1 Exam

The BASI Level 1 is the entry level BASI qualification for people that are looking to become a ski instructor. Here's a breakdown of what to expect.
3 valleys France
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Full Area Lift Pass

We all like to ski beautifully maintained pistes with hero snow and a good choice of runs and terrain. This is a nice bonus of a ski holiday but can really transform a training programme.
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!
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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

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.