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

Level two update : Our NZSIA courses

We are so happy to be back at Alert Level Two and getting back to our resorts we all love to visit. For Alert Level Two requirements, please check out here.

Please also check out the resort website for any specific resort requirements to help you prepare for your visit and course.

Contact NZSIA office: admin@nzsia.org if you have any questions or phone if you prefer: 0275341796.

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.

 

50th Anniversary

Unfortunately, we are going to put some of the events on hold until next year 2022 regarding our 50th Anniversary plans. All the details on our 50th Anniversary Page: here

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

SBINZ Womens’ Day Out

SBINZ Womens’ Day Out

Join Snow Sports NZ High Performance Coach Sean Thompson (Thomo) and NZSIA Vice President Claire Dooney, (both still active SBINZ Examiners), for a fun day shredding at Cardrona on Saturday 11th September. We also have (TBC) Elle Tresidder from Coronet Peak and Jamie...

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Northstar California – are recruiting

Northstar California – are recruiting

Instructor Level 3 with training experience - Winter Seasonal Date:  Aug 17, 2021 Location:  Northstar, CA, US Company:  Northstar California Resort Shift Type:  Winter Seasonal 2021/2022 With diverse tree-lined mountain trails, a world-class terrain park and a...

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Instructor of the Year 2021

Instructor of the Year 2021

The New Zealand Snowsports Awards night will be held on Saturday 2nd October in Wanaka. This is a great evening and a chance to celebrate the successes of some of New Zealand's top young Snowsports athletes - and NZSIA's Instructor of the Year. The winner and a guest...

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Aspen, CO – Ski & Snowboard Instructors 2021-2022

Aspen, CO – Ski & Snowboard Instructors 2021-2022

The Ski & Snowboard Schools of Aspen Snowmass are a collection of world class Pros who are committed to cultivating exceptional experiences that inspire journeys within. Our Pros know more than just teaching; they deliver acclaimed services, forge deep personal...

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Mt Seymour are recruiting for Ski Instructors 2021-22

Mt Seymour are recruiting for Ski Instructors 2021-22

Ski Instructors – Level 1, Level 2, and Level 3 (2021/22 season) Mt Seymour requires enthusiastic, friendly, and highly motivated instructors to join our team for the 2021-2022 Winter Season to share their passion for skiing with our guests. Our resort is located in...

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