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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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The 10 Best Things about being a Ski Instructor

Working as an instructor has its challenges like any other job, but where this role differs is there are so many positives. When asked to write a list of the 5 best things about being an instructor, I struggled to whittle it down. So here are ten!
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Need help applying for ski instructor jobs?

Our advice to help you find your dream ski instructor job this winter - where to look, how to apply and what to expect.
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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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.
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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?
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The BASI Level 2 Exam

The BASI Level 2 is a gateway qualification which allows you to work in a mountain environment. It s recognised all over the globe and is a the next step in building a career as a ski instructor. Here's a breakdown of what to expect.
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.
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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!