Spring Level 1 Ski Instructor Course

The Heart of the Rockies!

23rd March 2019 - 6th April 2019 Banff, Canada Catered

Course Overview

Add a ski Level 1 qualification to your existing Level 2 certificate and become a true master of the slopes!

In today's competitive snowsports market, if there is anything to set yourself apart from the crowd, then it is good to go for it! This course is aimed at being an additional qualification for those already qualified to a Level 2 standard in either skiing or snowboarding, to make them dual qualified and more employable.

Alternatively, it is a good course for those looking to get their Level 1 at the end of the season and potentially go on to Level 2 next season, if you are short of time or funds.

What to Expect

Course Features

  • Training exclusively from Level 3 and Level 4 instructors
  • Get to know the Lake Louise Ski School for future work opportunities
  • Central hotel accommodation (all twin share en-suite, with single room upgrades available)
  • Daily buffet hot breakfast and evening meals five nights a week at a selection of restaurants
  • CSIA Level 1 Certification

On the Mountain

  • 18 hours of coaching
  • Video analysis
  • Park sessions
  • Powder riding

Course Timeline

Here you'll find a week by week breakdown of your course.

  • CSIA Level 1 Ski training

    1 Week

    Go back to basics in a second discipline and learn how to teach skiing to a beginner level. Covers snowplough, parallel turns and intro to carving as well as plenty of teaching practice.

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  • CSIA Level 1 Exam

    1 Week

    Sit the CSIA Level 1 Ski exam.

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Video Overview

Get an insider's view of what it's like living and learning in resort.


Got a question about this course? Here's the best place to start. If you don't find your answer here, you can request a callback or get in touch using our contact page.

Yes of course! It has been designed a bit to be done as an extra qualification for those who have their Level 2 in the other discipline, but there is no reason you can't do this to get your Level 1 on it's own. You could then go on to do your Level 2 the season afterwards, if you don't have the time or money to do both in one season.

CSIA Level 1 is generally only valid in Canada to teach beginners. It is a good stepping stone to getting your Level 2 which is a step up and then allows you to teach abroad and with greater scope for getting jobs. It is a good course to do to improve your skiing or snowboarding technique and especially if you already have your Level 2 in the other discipline, then having your Level 1 in a second discipline will make you more employable for most ski schools. 

We generally receive 100% pass rate on the Level 1, so with the right mind set it?s an easy one to pass!

Just a two minute walk to all the shops and bars - we are the closest of any other provider in town.

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