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

Spend your weekends training for a qualification that could take you all over the world and have fun while you're doing it. Join one of our weekend training programmes where you'll get all the prep you need to get qualified in a Level 1 or 2 Certificate in Ski or Snowboard Instruction. Choose between our 5 weekend Level 1 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 the NZSIA website. All course outlines for the exams, dates and prices can be found there.

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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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