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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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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!
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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.
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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.
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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?
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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.
Meribel BASI 1/2 Trainees at the Ronnie
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What to expect on a Ski Instructor Course - The First 3 Weeks

We're now three weeks into our Courchevel and Meribel BASI 1/2 Residential Courses, and just one day away from the BASI Level 1 exam. So what happens in those first few weeks, and how do trainees prepare for their first ever instructor exam?