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.

 

Important Dates for 2023:

Interski 2023 – Levi

Dates: 26- 31st March 2023

Check out the website and info on how get a delegate package: Interski 2023

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

NZSki are recruiting for 2023 – Coronet Peak and Remarkables

NZSki are recruiting for 2023 – Coronet Peak and Remarkables

We are looking for some very special people to join the 2023 Coronet Peak / The Remarkables Snowsports team in Queenstown, New Zealand! More Information about NZSki: 002011 NZSki - Snowsports Recruitment To apply for: Experienced Level 3 or 4 certified...

NZSIA Newsletter – Dec 2022 – final words for 2022

We are nearly ready to shut the office for 2022 for a couple of weeks, but we had a few more things to share with you before 2023 comes around. We are seeking an Administrator! The admin side is growing - and as a result we are seeking an Administrative Assistant...

NZSIA Administration Assistant – part-time

NZSIA Administration Assistant – part-time

NZSIA Administration Assistant – part-time ▪ Join a dedicated and passionate team. ▪ Work in a busy and supportive environment. ▪ An opportunity to bring your industry experience to bear on this varied and busy role. The New Zealand Snowsports Instructors Alliance has...

NZSIA Ski Division Manager announcement

NZSIA Ski Division Manager announcement

Kia ora to the NZSIA family, As many of you will be aware, our Ski Division Manager Stephanie Brown recently announced her retirement after 16 years in the role. Steph has been an unflappable leader and an inspiration to many as she has steered Ski Division through a...

NZSIA November 2022 Newsletter

NZSIA November 2022 Newsletter

What a season! Amazing snow right from the start down south, borders reopened and we saw a significant number of our membership return to New Zealand which was exciting to see. Welcome back! A massive thank you to all our members, the New Zealand resorts and our...

Snowboard Instructor wanted for Frontier Hakuba

Snowboard Instructor wanted for Frontier Hakuba

Looking for a Snowboard Instructor to join a small school in Hakuba.   Will consider all applicants regardless of experience. Resort: Norikura Frontier Hakuba - contact Martin - martin@frontierhakuba.com

50th Anniversary Newsletter

50th Anniversary Newsletter

NZSIA - 50th Anniversary - Celebration time We may have been delayed by a year, but take 2 is looking very promising!!! We have 4 events, so if you are in the Southern Lakes over the weekend Fri 16th - Sun 18th Sept - you defintely need to check this out. Website...

Canadian Job Vacancies 2022/2023

Canadian Job Vacancies 2022/2023

Please check out the following link for job vacancies in Canada for the 2022/2023 season. https://www.snowpro.com/en/jobs-all

Hokkaido Ski Club – Ski / Snowboard Instructor

Hokkaido Ski Club – Ski / Snowboard Instructor

We are looking for experienced individuals who want to join our Niseko team for winter 2022/23. Snowsports School Name Hokkaido Ski Club Snowsports School Contact Hiromi Ken Snowsports School's Contact - Email address bookings@hskiclub.com Country of Snowsports School...

Canadian Working Holiday Programme Opportunities

Canadian Working Holiday Programme Opportunities

Do you want to work in Canada at a ski resort, or know someone who would be interested? Attend one of the webinars in July and August to find out how you could work in ski fields in Canada. Meet employers and know what they are looking for, available jobs, staff...