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 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

Mt Dobson is recruiting for 2021

Mt Dobson is recruiting for 2021

• Ski & Snowboard Instructor for the 2021 season We are looking for qualified ski and board instructors. Duties include:  Maintains safety and skier/snowboarder responsibility as top priority while skiing/riding and teaching.  Instruct all of our products - school...

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Snowplanet are recruiting for 2021

Snowplanet are recruiting for 2021

Snowplanet Instructor Positions Auckland based for late March to late October Ski Race Coaches- available evenings and weekends Ski and Snowboard Freestyle Coaches- Available evenings & weekends Ski & Snowboard Instructor- available school holidays, evenings...

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SBINZ Riding Changes for 2021

SBINZ Riding Changes for 2021

In the end of season SBINZ Committee meeting last October, we did a big "self reflection" process of the riding standards throughout the whole system. We spent hours discussing the standards at each and every level, the barriers for members at those levels, and the...

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NZSki are recruiting for 2021

NZSki are recruiting for 2021

Our world class Snowsports Schools are situated in New Zealand's home of adventure - Queenstown, and at Mt Hutt (voted New Zealand's best ski resort five years running at the World Ski Awards) in Canterbury. We are currently hiring for fulltime and part-time qualified...

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