28th June - 6th Sep 2020
The best 10 weeks of riding, the full course
Our SITCo snowboard instructor training courses are great fun and, a brilliant way to get into the snowsports industry.
Our snowboard packages are ideal for gap year, career gap, southern hemisphere winter adventures, or even northern hemisphere "summer" holidays.
SITCo Snowboard Instructor Courses are all based in Queenstown, New Zealand.
You will be riding at Coronet Peak and The Remarkables.
In New Zealand the snow season is June - Sept/October.
All of our snowboard instructor training courses can be tailored to your needs and booking is easy.
Any questions that you have just contact us and you will get a personal response.
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Snowboard Instructor Internship Level 1 + 2 - Work and Train
all training you for SBINZ Level 1 and Level 2 snowboard instructor qualifications
Level 3 Snowboard Internship mix work with a structured training program
Level 3 Snowboard Performance Course got your Level 2 and now its time to develop further
5 Week Snowboard Instructor Course - just for Level 1 ideal for less experienced riders and snowboarders
5 Week Level 2 Snowboard Instructor Course. - already got your Level 1?
In all advertised courses include is - Accommodation, Lift Pass - for 2 ski areas - Coronet Peak and The Remarkables, Training from a current NZSIA qualified trainer, Heli board trip, Transport - 7 days a week to either mountain, Night sessions, Video analysis, Full exam preparation, NZSIA exams, NZSIA membership, NZSIA manual, Snowboard tuning seminar, Personal goal setting and progress, BBQ, Fun race, Free Spa Pool, Hoodies and "Stash"
Optional extras: Freestyle Level 1 course, Children's Certificate, Avalanche Awareness
For the 10 week, the 8 week, and the 5 week L1 only courses we ask that you can ride blue runs on and off trail, linking your turns consistently and riding with confidence while enjoying the challenge of the mountain.
A willingness to give it a go!
Some basic freestyle manoeuvres will be required.
For the 6 week Intensive L1 & L2 course we ask that you can ride all groomed runs with confidence, and that you can take on the challenge of an off trail run, consistently linking your turns in most conditions.
A little background in riding switch and a few freestyle manoeuvres will be required, e.g. riding switch or doing an ollie.
These levels of riding are a starting point and from this point development will be required to achieve the required standard for the SBINZ qualifications (Level 1 and Level 2).
During the 10, 8, 6, 5 weeks there is a lot to learn so that we ask that you have this minimum level before you arrive.
If you feel that you are an athletic person that could improve quickly then there is the possibility for you to be below this level, although we would hesitate to recommend it for everyone.
We have a number of different snowboard instructor courses available.
The original and still the most popular snowboard instructor course.
Perfect for those who want to come to New Zealand, and have a life changing snowboard experience, while at the same time improving your riding and gaining two internationally recognised qualifications.
28th June - 6th Sep 2020
A slightly more condensed version of our 10 week snowboard instructor course.
Ideal for those who would really like to do the 10 week snowboard instructor course but are a little short of time. You'll hit the ground running, training to the same standard and gaining the same internationaly recognised qualifications.
12th July - 6th Sep 2020
Intense snowboard instructor course - higher level of riding is required.
This is the course if you are really short of time. Due to the nature of the five week intensive snowboard instructor course we ask that you are quite confident of your riding ability before you arrive. Training to the same standard internationally recognised qualifications, a lot more intense.
26th July - 6th Sep 2020
Get a feel for what it is like to be a snowboard instructor at ground level.
If you are not so confident about your snowboarding level, and are just wanting to go for a short course. Then this is the snowboard instructor course for you.
Train for the very first level of qualification only.
28th June - 2nd Aug 2020
Structured training that will take you on to the next level of snowboard performance.
Perfect course if you already have a Level 2 Snowboard Qualification. Train in Queenstown, for the month of August. Options to just train and improve your technical snowboarding, or to train and go for your SBINZ Level 3.
Aug - Sep 2020
Do you already have your Level 1 snowboard instructor qualification?
This five week course will get you up to speed for your NZSIA Level 2. You will be training in a group of other qualified instructors, a perfect way to learn and develop.
2nd Aug - 6th Sep 2020
Got your Level 2? Ready to work?
This is for you.
Work full time in the Snowboard School, be part of a Mentoring Program and then a fully structured Training Program. You will be fully paid when working! Work visas and start dates required.
Work and Train!
12th June - 11th Sept 2020
Can’t believe how good my riding is now.Great lessons, coaching and good times throughout the season.
The best 10 weeks I could've had. Thanks SITCo