(You only need a tourist visa to take part in this programme. Apply now for 2017/18, 2018/19 and 2019/20!)
This programme is perfect for keen skiers or snowboarders who would like to take their skills to the next level on this professional course. Spend 11 weeks surrounded by glistening, powdery snow and a stunning mountainous backdrop as you earn your CSIA/CASI Level 1 and 2 in Whistler Blackcomb.
You will be training with fully qualified instructors who will provide detailed teaching and allow you to shadow and learn from them each day. Every day, you will cover a various aspect of skiing; from bumps and slalom to off-piste, steeps and snow-park training.
You will have the opportunity to take your:
- CSIA Teaching Children Module (skiers only),
- Avalanche Skills Training course – AST 1 and 2
You will also become competent in:
- Customer Service,
- Injury prevention,
- Equipment Tuning,
- Boot fitting
What experience do I need?
You must feel comfortable skiing or snowboarding down red runs in Europe or blues in North America. Your skills and technique will dramatically improve over the course of 11 weeks!
You will stay in a comfortable and spacious chalet located within easy reach of the slopes. You have access to shared communal area looking out on to a sun deck. Also, you have the choice of 6 delicious continental breakfast and hot dinners each week or self-catering if you prefer.
- CSIA/CASI Level 1 and 2
- Recreational Avalanche Courses AST 1 and 2
- BASI Level 2 (instead of AST 2 in March courses)
- Whistler Blackcomb Season Pass
- Snow park training
- Over 20 hours of professional training per week
- Training given by CSIA/CASI Level 4 instructors
- Weekly feedback from your pro
- Lift line priority
- Small groups to maximise your training
- Resort rep available 24/7
To participate in this programme there is a charge of £7725 based on a self-catered shared room with 3 other people. (Other accommodation is available).
Our February courses are even better value at £7050 based on a self-catered room with 3 others. Based on previous years this is still a fantastic time to enjoy the snow in Whistler and is a very popular course. Our February course has the added benefit of including the BASI Level 2 for skiers (in place of the AST 2).