Snowboard Instructor Course, SBINZ Levels 1 & 2, New Zealand

30 June 2019 - 8 Sept 2019

10 Weeks


Level Required: Intermediate


10 WEEKS – Queenstown, New Zealand


On this summer snowboard instructor course you'll spend 10 weeks in the magnificent Queenstown, New Zealand, training for internationally recognised SBINZ level 1 & 2 certification. You will train during the northern hemisphere summer and be certified in time to apply for instructor jobs in Canada, Europe and Japan.

"SBINZ pro-instructors mentor and lead the training over the 10 weeks. The course is geared for fast-track improvement and your riding will improve quickly, by week four you'll be prepared to take the SBINZ level 1. In fact, we're so confident in your progression, both level 1 and level 2 exam fees are included in the price.
Towards the end of the course you'll get to push your new skills to the limit on a once in a lifetime Heli-boarding adventure day, where you will explore remote, untouched runs like a true-pro. "

If snowboarding is your passion, then what better way to spend your summer holidays than riding the rails and shooting the chutes at Coronet Peak and The Remarkables in New Zealand.

What's included
The Trip

Shared Accommodation
Self catering accomodation, prices are based on 2 sharing. We can accomodate couples and friendship groups upon request.

Season Lift Pass
The lift pass is season long, and covers both Coronet Peak and The Remarkables, if you wish to extend your time in Queenstown, or return to resort within the season, your lift pass will continue to be valid.
Season pass holders reveive discounts at the resort owned retail outlets and ski tuning shop.

Bus Pass
A unlimited bus pass from Queenstown to the resorts is included.

Heli-board Trip
A heli-boarding adventure day is included in the price.
Heli-board day is optional, a £500 discount can be applied on booking if you do not wish to participate.

Resort Support
A rep is in resort all season to oversee the course. Reps are knowledgeable about the resort, qualifications and training and offer pastoral care.

Exclusive Discounts
VIP membership with Rossignol - up to 40% discount off this season's equipment.

Training Package


Course Schedule

This programme is the ideal option for those already travelling in the southern hemisphere, or if you are wanting to kick-start a gap year and be able to work as a snowboard instructor during the European/Canadian winter. SBINZ certification is highly regarded internationally, most sports schools employ from a minimum standard of level 2, so it is recommended this course is taken as a minimum for those looking for on-going employment.

Perfect for powder-hounds, Queens town is the however it is the place to be for off-season snow chasers. Customers are always astounded by the snow fall and amount of terrain on offer in Queenstown, and the iconic scenery is the icing on the cake.

With 6 terrain parks between two resorts including the world famous gully ‘The Stash’ and the evening ‘park in the dark’ specials, you could not choose a better summer snowboard instructor course than the one based at Queenstown. And, in case that isn’t enough excitement for those hard-core boarders, we throw in a heli-boarding day trip – so you can really experience the NZ backcountry!


On our New Zealand snowboard instructor course, you’ll train at Coronet Peak and The Remarkables and live in the nearby town of Queenstown. Here at the heart of New Zealand’s adventure capital, you will have a winter experience of a life time riding some of the best powder, steeps and moguls in the southern hemisphere!

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