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Ben Darlow

Ben’s first memory of skiing was at Porter’s Heights, aged 4, where he failed to listen to his instructor’s directions to turn, and ended up stuck under the fence at MORE »

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 (previously known as Stage One) is aimed at instructors wanting to progress within the snowsports industry to teaching students from wedge-parallel turns to advanced-parallel turns. 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 »

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 »

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 Certification

The Children’s Teaching Certificate has been developed specifically for instructors who want to continue to develop and learn how to teach children more effectively. It builds upon the information and 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 »

Free Ski Level One

Free Ski Level One has been developed specifically for instructors who want to learn how to teach Free skiing using natural and man made features in the Park and Pipe MORE »