BASI Levels 1 & 2 Snowboard Instructor – Tignes, France

6 Jan 2020 | 5 Jan 2021

10 Weeks


Level Required: Intermediate


10 WEEKS – Tignes, France


The Mecca of European Snowsports, with huge snow parks and boarder cross tracks, this is the BASI snowboard instructor course in the Alps. Snowboard with the most experienced instructors in the Alps and live in Tignes – on the doorstep of the huge Espace Killy ski area with over 300km of slopes and abundance of off piste. On this snowboard instructor course in France you will make friends for life and gain invaluable experience from BASI level 4 ISTD instructors and examiners. Included in the price is training, accommodation, lift pass, meals, level 1 and 2 exam fees and more.
What's included
The Trip

Shared chalet accommodation
Prices are based on 2-3 sharing. We can accomodate couples and friendship groups upon request.
A limited number of single rooms are available, please contact us for prices and availability.

Meal Plan
Breakfast and evening meals are served 5 days per week, typically Monday - Friday.
Meals are served in the chalet, with the occasional evening meal out included at no extra cost. We work closely with caterers to ensure a varied and well-balanced diet is available. Dietary requirements are accomodated.

Season lift pass
You lift pass is season long, and covers the whole Espace Killy area (for both Tignes and Val D'Isere) this means you have access to over 9000 acres of skiable area and if you decide to add additional weeks to your course, or return to resort, your lift pass will continue to be valid.

Resort Support
A member of the team is in resort to oversee the course. Reps are knowledgeable about the resort, qualifications and training.

Exclusive Discounts
VIP Ski membership with Rossignol - up to 40% discount off this season's equipment.
Resort discounts in bars and shops.

Training Package


Course Schedule

BASI qualifications are internationally recognised and this programme is the ideal option for gap years and those aiming to have a career in the snowboarding industry. Minimum standard for employment outside the UK is BASI Level 2, so it is essential for any budding instructor wanting to work in an open mountain environment.

During this course you will become an associate member of BASI and will complete the BASI Alpine Level 1 and 2 Snowboard Instructor Course exams. Upon successful qualification you will receive your BASI snowboard instructor licence (subject to Criminal Records Disclosure).

Our BASI snowboard instructor course in Tignes is delivered by highly qualified level 4 trainers and examiners from Gapski. Winter Sports Company have selected Gapski to deliver the training for their knowledge, experience, skills and expertise and you can only sign up to this course through us.


Instructors are in high demand at peak periods including February half term and Easter, so there is potential for work after your course at a variety of resorts in Europe. At the end of the course, successful candidates who achieve BASI level 2 can ask to be put in touch with our school group partners in Austria and Italy.

Peak week jobs include teaching a variety of lessons from beginners to high-end intermediates, from 12 to 17 years old. You’ll have the same class for 6 days, and will monitor their progress throughout the week.


Built for Sliders and Riders! A modern resort, designed for the best skiing and snowboarding in the Alps.

You are never far from a lift and the whole resort is built for the best winter-sports experience – amazing ski area and equally amazing nightlife.

*A requirement of holding a BASI licence is that you have a basic Criminal Record Disclosure. These are issued by Disclosure Scotland and need to be applied for before you start your course.

**Any job recommendation is subject to passing BASI Alpine level 2, performance and behaviour.

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