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2 Week NZSIA Level 1 Ski Course
Ski Courses > New Zealand Ski Instructor Courses > 2 Week NZSIA Level 1 Ski Course

Ideal for:

  • Those looking for an introduction to the industry before they make a larger commitment
  • Those short of time but ready to start their transition to a new career
  • The compressed 2-week course gives you a taste of what is on offer as an instructor
  • Bringing your skiing up to speed and improving your ability and confidence on varied terrain
  • A qualification that prepares you for progression to level 2

You’ll need to be:
At least a basic intermediate level skier

To secure your spot, get in touch today.


  • Pass to Treble Cone ski area 
  • 40+ hours of on snow, ski training 5 hours a day – 4 days per week
  • NZSIA Level 1 Exam (optional 3rd week)
  • Technical skill development
  • Video analysis and debriefing 
  • Ski tuning and boot fitting clinics
  • Rookie Academy apparel
  • 2 weeks in beautiful Wanaka New Zealand
  • Door to door transport to and from the Treble Cone ski area 
  • Shared apartment-style accommodation for 2 weeks  

Why the Rookie Academy?

Rookie Trainers are hand picked and our courses designed to help you get the most out of your time at the Academy. These practical, industry driven courses cover a comprehensive range of technical skills and teaching techniques. At the Academy expect to:

  • Ski a lot! Rookies typically clock up 35,000 vertical meters of skiing over their 2 week course
  • Learn the art of movement analysis and develop your eye for spotting good and bad technique in yourself and your students
  • Improve your physical and snow-specific fitness and learn how to protect your most valuable asset (your body) by keeping yourself in the best physical condition for your on-snow career
  • Develop your own network of snow-professionals as you become part of the Rookie Alumni
  • 2 weeks in a true ski town

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