NZSIA SKI Instructor Courses New Zealand

  • SKI

  • NZSIA11week
    • NZSIA Level 1 & 2
    • 1st July –  16th Sept 2017
    • Early Season Price
    • $16,900nz

  • SKI

  • NZSIA8week
    • NZSIA Level 1 & 2
    • 23rd July – 16th Sept 2017
    • Early Season Price
    • $14,700nz

  • SKI

  • NZSIA2week
    • NZSIA Level 1
    • 1st July – 15th July 2017
    • Early Season Price
    • $4,200nz

  • SKI

    • Full Cert Training
    • 1st July – 16th Sept 2017
    • Early Season Price
    • $12,900nz

  • SKI

  • ADV3week
    • Advanced Training Course
    • 16th July – 5th Aug or 6th Aug – 26th Aug 2017
    • Early Season Price
    • $6,200nz

NZSIA SKI Instructor Courses New Zealand. All of our full time New Zealand ski instructor courses cover everything you need to make the most of your Southern Hemisphere winter including:

  • Ski Instructor Training 4 days a week – 5 hours per day
  • Lift Pass to Treble Cone Ski Area for the duration of your course
  • Door to door transport to and from the Treble Cone ski area available 7 days a week
  • Shared apartment-style accommodation for the duration of your course
  • Rookie Academy branded Icebreaker Hoodie
  • Weekly video analysis session of your skiing


And what really sets The Rookie Academy apart from the rest

Maximizing your time on snow: No lift lines and plenty of terrain means you will average over 16,000 vertical meters per week

Training at the best Mountain in New Zealand: 45% of the terrain rated as advanced or expert, and one of the best views on the planet

Training with the best trainers: 7 National Demo Team members and 5 Examiners…need we say more!!!!

Superior Accommodation:  spacious and comfortable new or newly refurbished apartments / houses that have all the latest modern conveniences.

Jobs, Jobs, Jobs:  99% success rate in placing Rookie graduates into teaching positions.

Experience: 22 years training instructors, we know what works and what doesn’t, we guarantee that you will get the best training ever.


11 Week NZSIA Level 2 Ski Course

Our longest NZSIA New Zealand ski instructor course is the perfect way to start an instructing career.

200+ hours of on-snow training

Ideal for:

  • Basic-intermediate or above skiers committed to becoming a ski instructor and looking for a NZSIA Level 2 qualification.
  • The extended 11-week course gives you more time to cement the learning you do on snow, hone your own skiing and teaching skills and prepare for the examination.
  • And it gives you more time to enjoy the surroundings and the experience.

Inclusions: NZSIA Level 1 Exam, NZSIA Level 2 Exam, NZSIA membership and manual

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


8 Week NZSIA Level 2 Ski Course

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.

160+ hours of on-snow training

Inclusions: NZSIA Level 1 Exam, NZSIA Level 2 Exam, NZSIA membership and manual

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


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


  • 40+ hours of on snow, ski training 5 hours a day – 4 days per week
  • NZSIA Level 1 Exam (optional 3rd week)


11 Week ISIA Course

Set yourself up for your ISIA… Train with Interski Reps in NZ… And start the 2014-15 season ready to be a ISIA Qualified Ski Instructor. Looking to enjoy all the benefits of a being an ISIA certified instructor? This 11 week instructor course is designed to take your skiing and teaching to the required standard.

Develop Your High End Skiing:

  • Development of advanced skiing skills – performance skiing and all-terrain
  • Demonstrations up to advanced parallel skill level
  • Strategies for long-term development of skiing skills
  • Specific preparation for ISIA Certification

This is not a course for novice instructors, you’ll need to have:

NZSIA Level 2, CSIA Level 2, BASI Level 2, PSIA Level 2 (Or equivalent)

If you’re fit and qualified, the only thing you need to do is get yourself to Wanaka in July. We do the rest.

  • Inclusions:
    • 160 hours of on snow, ski training 5 hours a day – 4 days per week
      – 4 weeks of personal development- 4 weeks of shadowing our level 1 & 2 groups

NZSIA Level 3 Examination Process

    • 5 day NZSIA Level 3 Pre-Course included
    • 4 day NZSIA Level 3 exam not included, additional cost of $504nz


3 Week Advanced Training Course

Train at Treble Cone, Lake Wanaka New Zealand, the best terrain in the Southern Hemisphere. Take your skiing and instructing skills towards CSIA level 4, BASI ISTD, PSIA Trainer Accred or NZSIA Trainers Cert. This 3 week intensive training course will refine your skills, challenge yourself and bring you towards your goal.

  • Improve your technique in a variety of terrain and conditions.
  • Increase your speed and technical accuracy
  • Learn new concepts and skills from our International Team of trainers
  • Train on the best terrain in the Southern Hemisphere

You will be trained by Senior Examiners and Demonstrators from Canada, New Zealand, UK and the USA…You will not find a more experienced team of trainers. The course outline is flexible and will be tailored to suit the requirements of the group, the overall focus of the course is to develop your high-end skiing by developing skills through the use of drills and terrain and video.

You would suit these courses if:

  • You want to progress as a professional ski instructor.
  • You are looking to challenge your existing skill level.
  • You want to be a part of the international ski instructor fraternity that the Rookie Academy can offer you.


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