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8 Week NZSIA Level 2 Ski Course
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Get Yourself Qualified as a Ski Instructor in Just 8 Weeks… It’s Intensive and Demanding. But You’ll Be Ready to Teach Skiing the Day You Complete the Course.

Are you a strong skier? Short of time? This 8 week ski instructor course is designed for strong skiers who want to become a qualified ski instructor in the shortest time possible.

You’ll need to be: A Strong intermediate or above level skier

To secure your spot, get in touch today.


  • Pass to Treble Cone ski area 
  • 160 hours of on snow, ski training 5 hours a day – 4 days per week
  • NZSIA Level 1 Exam
  • NZSIA Level 2 Exam
  • NZSIA membership and manual
  • Technical skill development
  • Video analysis and debriefing 
  • Ski tuning and boot fitting clinics
  • Career development through connections to overseas employers
  • Rookie Academy apparel
  • 8 weeks in beautiful Wanaka New Zealand
  • Door to door transport to and from the Treble Cone ski area 
  • Shared apartment-style accommodation for 8 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 120,000 vertical meters of skiing over their 8 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
  • A season in a true ski town

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