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Internationally Recognised Ski Instructor Certifications

Level One through to Trainer's Cert

With In-Depth Learning Resources

About NZSIA Ski

The NZSIA Ski Division have established a qualification framework that not only caters perfectly to our distinct New Zealand environment, but also prepares our instructors to teach in the many diverse cultures and conditions that we encounter whilst working overseas. The NZSIA Ski Division are internationally acclaimed for producing professional, knowledgeable ski instructors with the capabilities to teach and ski at very high standards.

The Ski Level One is our entry-level qualification, aimed at teaching domestically and focused on beginners. The Level Two is more focused towards instructors working internationally and is equivalent to many of the Level Two Certifications around the World. The NZSIA Ski Level Three is renowned for its extremely high standards in both skiing and teaching, and produces instructors that can perform in any condition, any time, at any level. Furthermore, NZSIA Ski offer two Children’s Teaching Certifications, Freestyle and Race courses, and the Trainer’s Certification. Please read the individual certification pages for more information.

Ski News

ISIA speed test in Italy

Check this out if you would like to do the ISIA Speed test this month in Italy. Download PDF here. Want to know more about the Speed Test and ISIA Stamps and Cards? See more...

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ISIA stamp avalanche courses in Japan

Get Avalanche trained this winter with the 4 days - ISIA stamp course. Hokkaido Collective is hosting 2 training opportunities with NZ guide and Alaskan avalanche forecaster Peter Bilous. Dates 23-26/01 or 27-30/01 Hurry up limited availabilities only. Don't miss out...

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Photo Contest Voting

A few weeks ago we announced a photo contest to win a course credit, asking members to send in their photos of teaching snow sports in New Zealand, brining to life one of the NZSIA Values. We only received entries from ski and snowboard members, so we have decided to...

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