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

Aomori Spring Ski Resort Snowsports School in Japan are recruiting

Aomori Spring Ski Resort Snowsports School in Japan are recruiting

Aomori Spring Ski Resort is looking for adventurous humans to join our team for winter 2022-23. If you love pow, love people, and love fresh opportunities, check out the positions below! - Rental and Workshop Technicians - - Guest Services Assistants - - Ski...

Snozone – Ski and Snowboard Instructor Job

Snozone – Ski and Snowboard Instructor Job

Are you a Ski, Snowboard and/or Adaptive Coach, qualified to NZSIA level 1 or above (or equivalent)? If so we want to hear from you as we are currently recruiting for Coaches at both Snozone Milton Keynes UK and Snozone Yorkshire UK.  If  you would like to work for an...

50th Anniversary – countdown is on

50th Anniversary – countdown is on

We are in the last couple of weeks before we get underway with our long awaited 50th Anniversary Celebration weekend - 16th - 18th Sept. There is something for everyone, 2 on snow days - one at Coronet peak and one at Cardrona and 2 evening events at the Rydges in...

Active Life Japan – Instructors, team leaders and general staff!

Active Life Japan – Instructors, team leaders and general staff!

Active Life Japan are in search for certified ski and snowboard instructors, along with two certified and experienced snow school team leaders and general staff for the upcoming JAPOW season! Active Life have been operating at the Madarao Resort but have recently come...

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...

50th Anniversary  Celebrations – Fri 16th – Sun 18th Sept 2022

50th Anniversary Celebrations – Fri 16th – Sun 18th Sept 2022

The countdown is on - only 1 month away - don't miss out - 4 awesome events to book on: Fri 16 Sept (630pm) - Cocktail and Catch up $20 (inc drinks and canapes)  - Rydges Queenstown Sat 17 Sept (9am) - Ride with the team $20 (inc lunch and training) - Coronet Peak Sat...

NZSIA 50th Celebration – 4 great events

NZSIA 50th Celebration – 4 great events

4 great events to celebrate NZSIA turning 50 years. Weekend 16th - 18th Sept - held at Coronet Peak, Cardrona and the 2 night events held at Rydges Queenstown. We have something for everyone - get booked on NOW: NZSIA shop  

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...

50th Anniversary – get booked on 16th – 18th Sept 2022

50th Anniversary – get booked on 16th – 18th Sept 2022

Did you know we use to be called New Zealand National Ski School? Make sure you get booked on our 50th Anniversary celebration weekend to find out more about how this all began and by whom!! https://www.nzsia.org/50-year-anniversary/ Book through your profile or the...