Time for a change of lifestyle?

If you are stuck in a tedious job, want to enhance your Cv, or need to do something challenging with your winters, then there is no better place to be than in the mountains. Courses to suit everyone, whether you are turning your career path upside down or enhancing your current lifestyle.

You are never too old to change your career. Your only regret is that you didn’t do this sooner. So join us in the mountains and find out what a change of scenery can do for you. Life will never be the same again.

Something for everyone.

We weren’t kidding when we said we had a lot of choices. Our programs in each resort are off-set and structured to give you all manner of customisable options. You are not a number and we are not considered at the top of our game for nothing. Its taken effort, careful consideration and customer focus to ensure we appeal to all demographics. So do some reading and don’t be afraid to put your hand up for help.



Understand what is the best instructor course for you? Gather the price, duration and venue and see if its fits your circumstances, time constraints and budget. Choose a ski instructor course that will set you up for your future goals and allow you to fulfill your dream.

Best ski instructor course?


If being a ski instructor does not appeal to you and the draw of donning one of those red jackets and saving lives appeals. Then look no further and find out what it’s like to become a ski patroller. A hard but rewarding position with the Mountain Ops teams in British Colombia.

How to become a ski patroller?


Ski instructor internships are a fantastic way of getting your foot firmly in the door in your first season. Its a great recipe, train to teach, work as a ski instructor and gain some invaluable experience in what might be your foray into the ski industry. Understand the hurdles in following this pathway.

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Why choose us?

Our ethos at the Winter Sports is that the client always comes first. We thrive on positive feed back and reviews which means we always go that extra mile to make sure that you’re happy. From start to finish we offer more support than other providers so that you get the best service out there. You’ll be dealing personally with the director’s of the company, as nobody cares more about this business than us.
With over a decade of experience, our packages include all you need to succeed and more. From fully inclusive instructor courses to bespoke ski packages, there are no hidden extras in our prices – we don’t want you to worry about your budget; we want you to focus on training, qualifying and having fun.

Based in world-class resorts in Canada, Switzerland and New Zealand, you’re guaranteed some of the best vertical, snow and off-piste conditions. Qualify in the CSIA, NZSIA and BASI instructor systems from Levels 1 to 3.
We see excellence in all of the certifications and each have their own individual attributes. Depending on where you take your course you will be expertly guided by one of these competent governing bodies.

Become part of the Winter Sports family and a highly qualified ski instructor, we love to keep in touch with customers and will always be available to help and advise. From answering questions Google can’t answer, to helping you find work and secure working visas once qualified – we’re always keen to hear from you.



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Ski Instructor Qualifications Available

The Canadian Ski Instructor Alliance “CSIA” is the governing body in Canada. It is part of the ISIA and is highly regarded and recognised around the world. At Winter Sports we provide comprehensive training up to CSIA Level 3. Additionally, you can train in other ancillary courses from associations such as the Canadian Adaptive Snow Sports and Avalanche Canada.

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Our courses in New Zealand provide training towards the New Zealand Snowsports Instructors Alliance “NZSIA” certified qualifications. There are again options to train up to Level 3, as well as compressed courses for experienced skiers wishing to reach L2 in the shortest period of time.

In Europe, we focus on the ‘BASI’ system which is The British Association of Snow Sports Instructors. BASI is again part of the ISIA and accordingly, recognised worldwide. It is also one of the few tickets that will let you enter the French system once having completed the speed test.

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