Instructor Training

Full Time Instructor Programme

Basecamp Instructor Training programme

Love the life you live and live the life you love! Change you career and your life by becoming a snowsports instructor THIS winter. This full time instructor training course will take your skiing and riding to amazing new levels as well as opening doors to a whole new career along the way.

Train four days a week with our ski and snowboard trainers and explore amazing Ruapehu on your days off. This is a full time programme and includes ALL training, exam fees, instructor manual, accommodation and much more.

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Weekend instructor training course

Dip your toe into the world of ski and snowboard instructing with our weekend training programme. Choose between our 5 weekend level 1 course, 11 weekend level 1 & 2 course or if you already have a level 1 qualification our 6 weekend level 2 course.

2017 dates Ski & Snowboard

This course is training only, if you wish to take the NZSIA or SBINZ exams you must sign up via All course outlines for the exams, dates and prices can be found here.

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Rookie/Apprentice instructor course

This is an apprentice opportunity for New Zealand residents looking to get into the snowsport industry at both Whakapapa and Turoa Ski Areas.

Online applications can be made via the employment section of our website and prospective candidates will be invited to our on snow hiring clinic. If you are sucessful at the clinic you will be offered free training towards NZSIA/SBINZ level 1 & 2 exams as well as a working contract with Mt Ruapehu Snowports.

This programme requires a season long comittment.


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