Ski Qualifications

Ski Level One

Ski Level One Certification  is the entry-level instructor’s course aimed at people interested in joining the snowsports industry. A Level One Ski Instructor is certified to teach first time skiers MORE »

Ski Level Two

The Ski Level Two Certification is aimed at instructors wanting to progress within the snowsports industry to teaching students from wedge-parallel turns to advanced parallel turns. The minimum requirement to MORE »

Ski Level Three

The Ski Level Three Certification is for instructors wanting to progress within the snowsports industry to teaching students in all-mountain situations. The Level Three Ski Instructor is fully-certified to teach MORE »

Trainers’ Certification

This qualification is for fully-certified instructors (Ski Level Three or foreign highest instructor qualification with an ISIA Card) who wish to become involved with training staff at their resort or MORE »

Coaching Courses

The coaching initiative is a cooperative between Snow Sports New Zealand (SSNZ), SPARC and the NZSIA/SBINZ. SSNZ provides the principal guidance and structure for this initiative. They are supported by MORE »

Children’s Teaching Certifications

The Children’s Teaching Certification Level One has been developed specifically for instructors who want to continue to develop and learn how to teach first timer children through to wedge turning children MORE »

Ski Improvement Camps

We offer several Professional Development Camps. Professional Development Camp Professional Development Camps open to all Certified Ski Instructors.  A maximum of 1:8 trainer-participant ratio allows for excellent individual feedback. Summary MORE »

Freeski Courses

Freeski Introduction has been developed for instructors who want to learn how to teach using natural and man made features in the terrain park more effectively. This one-day course includes an MORE »

ISIA Stamp and Card Qualifications

ISIA Stamp Qualification Ski and Snowboard pathway: Level 3 ski or snowboard Children’s Cert 2nd discipline at NZSIA/SBINZ Level 1 (ski/snowboard/telemark/adaptive) ISIA Stamp Avalanche Awareness Course First Aid course (St. MORE »