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

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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Cardrona and Treble Cone are recruiting for 2021

Cardrona and Treble Cone are recruiting for 2021

Our Snow Sports School is rated among the best in the world - the high calibre of instructors, combined with a fantastic training & development programme and friendly team environment makes for a place that you would want to return to for many seasons. We are...

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Work at Roundhill Ski Area – Lake Tekapo, New Zealand

Work at Roundhill Ski Area – Lake Tekapo, New Zealand

Roundhill is a family owned and operated commercial ski area. We pride ourselves on providing an outstanding working environment. Roundhill is the kind of place where you make friends for life. Our 2021 season runs from the 2nd of July until the 19th of September,...

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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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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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