Welcome to the New Zealand Snowsports Instructor's Alliance

Qualifying Ski Instructors Since 1971 to ISIA Standards

Delivering Snowboard Instruction New Zealand Certifications

In Addition to Telemark and Adaptive Certifications

About The NZSIA

The New Zealand Snowsports Instructors Alliance has been training and qualifying NZ Snowsports instructors since it was established in 1971. NZSIA incorporates Ski, Snowboard (SBINZ) Telemark and Adaptive divisions and is recognised internationally for producing professional and knowledgeable instructors able to teach and perform on snow at a high standard. NZSIA divisions have developed a qualification framework that not only caters to our distinct New Zealand environment but also prepares our instructors to teach in the many diverse cultures and conditions encountered whilst working internationally.

NZSIA is a member of ISIA (International Snowsports Instructors Association) and participates in the International Interski Congress held every four years.

 

Mission Statement

Delivering with excellence, internationally recognised snowsports qualifications and professional development.

– To be New Zealand’s certification body for Snowsports Instruction in accordance with the ISIA minimum standards.

– To provide premier training and continued education of Snowsports Instructors within New Zealand.

– To act in accordance with our values and guiding principles, which are: Fairness, teamwork, innovation, passion, transparency and cultural diversity.

– To further the recognition of Snowsports Instructors and their role within the industry.

Latest News

Smartwool – new member benefit

Smartwool – new member benefit

40% off any full-priced item for NZSIA members. Simply sign up to the Pro Purchase Program via the link below. Upon signing up, you will receive an email from Smartwool (please check junk mail) requesting the proof of your affiliation with NZSIA. Please send Smartwool...

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Elevate Snowsports in Niseko are recruiting

Elevate Snowsports in Niseko are recruiting

Job No. 1 for Elevate Snowsports   Job title: Ski and Snowboard Instructors – Expressions of Interest Location: Niseko, Japan Type of Job: Ski or Snowboard Instructor Salary: Based on qualification and experience Job Description: We are looking for motivated and...

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50% Industry Discount Available on NZSIA Courses

50% Industry Discount Available on NZSIA Courses

In the weeks and months to come after the school holidays, NZSIA and SBINZ are offering a 50% discount for any Instructors (full time or part-time) doing L1, L2 or L3 exams. So it is an awesome opportunity to upskill or to cross over disciplines. Go...

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Instructor Vacancies at First Traxx Malaysia

Instructor Vacancies at First Traxx Malaysia

  First Traxx Malaysia is recruiting! As we go in to our 4th year of operations we are looking for more enthusiastic instructors to teach Ski and Snowboard in Tropical Malaysia on our state of the art ski simulator. Level 1 or 2 Ski and Snowboard instructors are...

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