Snowboard Qualifications

Snowboard Level One

Snowboard Level One Certification is the entry-level instructor’s course aimed at people interested in joining the snowsports industry. The five-day course includes modules covering rider improvement, the teaching model, progressions MORE »

Snowboard Level Two

The Snowboard Level Two Certification (previously known as Stage One) is aimed at instructors wanting to progress within the snowsports industry to teaching students at higher levels (SBINZ levels three MORE »

Snowboard Level Three

The Snowboard Level Three Certification (previously known as Stage Two) is aimed at working instructors wanting to progress within the snowsports industry to teaching students in all-mountain and elementary terrain MORE »

ISIA Stamp

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 »

Trainers Certification

This qualification is aimed at fully-certified working instructors (Snowboard Level Three or equivalent) who wish to become involved with training staff at their resort or candidates for Level One and 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 »

Freestyle Certification

The Freestyle Certification is designed for those instructors who want to get more involved with teaching freestyle in and out of the terrain park and halfpipe. The freestyle components take MORE »

Children’s Teaching Certification

The Children’s Teaching Certification is aimed at instructors interested in improving their ability and knowledge around teaching children from aged 3 to 13. This three-day course includes modules for safety MORE »

Professional Development Day

This day is designed for those SBINZ Level Two certified members who are working towards their Level Three.  The day will focus on high level teaching, riding and analysis of MORE »

Avalanche Awareness Course

ISIA Stamp Level Avalanche Awareness Course The ISIA Stamp Level Avalanche Awareness Course is intended for Ski, Snowboard, Adaptive and Telemark Instructors wanting to expand their knowledge of the mountain environment, to travel safely MORE »