Your best chance to prepare for the Level 1 & 2 ski instructor qualifications in the shortest time possible. The course lasts 8 weeks in total. At the end of October you will be able to attend the IASI Alpine Level 1 Exam, at the end of November the IASI Level 2 Exam.
IASI is the only english speaking ski instructor association to be recognized by both the European Union and ISIA (International Ski Instructor Association).
The on snow training runs 5 days (Monday to Friday), full day. We modulate the intensity of the training to match the group’s needs. This provides everyone enough time to rest but also making the most out of the time available – we know you will have to reach your peak performance at the end of the course.
A mix of personal ski technique development and teaching development will be the core of each day on the hill.You will learn how to improve your carving, short turns, moguls and fresh snow skiing. In addition, you will refine your teaching abilities, learn how to manage a class of students and work toward improving their skiing.
The weekend is free, allowing free practice on the slopes or a well deserved rest.
Ski Training includes:
- Ski Technique Training
- Teaching and Group Leading Training
- Video Analysis on Personal Technique
- Video Analysis for Teaching Development
In the afternoon and evening we run:
- Weekly Dryland Training and Stretching sessions
- Seminars on Anatomy and Biomechanics applied to Skiing
- Seminars on Teaching Methods
- Ski pass
- First Aid Course
- All Exams Fees
We also provide a Course Coordinator, whose job is to look after the training team and ease your way into the resort. With an in-depth experience in sport coaching, ski instructing, ski coaching and the Zermatt village, the coordinator will be the ideal support person during the season.
Overlooking the most iconic mountain in the world, the village of Zermatt is visited all year round by climbers, hikers and skiers from across the globe. The ski area at our disposal is the highest in Europe, reaching nearly 4.000 meters at it’s highest point (Klein Matterhorn Cable Car).
This guarantees the most reliable snow conditions in the Alps, making Zermatt one of the best places to be for Autumn and Winter skiing.
We provide accommodation for the full duration of the course
This is located in the middle of town, in a lovely building with different apartments on each floor. Bedrooms are double, with separate beds and dedicated bathrooms. Large living rooms and fully equipped kitchens. Wifi and TV are present in all apartments.
The living spaces are never over crowded, as each apartment has a maximim capacity of 5 to 6 people. Private bedrooms are also available, to be booked on request.
Weekly linnen change is included through out the duration of the course.
Going through the Autumn course in the pre-season has the benefit of enabling you to connect with the ski industry before the winter begins.All participants to previous courses where able to secure a job for the upcoming winter, with a 100% success rate.
We have a number of partern ski schools based in Switzerland and around the Alps who are looking for new instructors for the up coming season. They reserve spaces each year for participants to our courses!
Get in touch with us for more info and to secure your place.