BASI Train & Work In the Swiss Alps (BTWSA) - SKI
OnTheMountain Pro’s BTWSA course offers high quality BASI training with a BASI instructor coupled with the opportunity for trainees to get work/work shadow with Neige Aventure after the training (subject to eligibility) with FREE pass and accommodation until the end of the season (subject to conditions).
The excellence of world recognised BASI training taught in English with Neige Aventure will be valued and impressive to future employers all over the world and is thus an attractive proposal to people of various ages, backgrounds and nationalities.
Ski Instructor Course Timetable:
Arrival in Nendaz
Beginning of January
On-Piste Ski & Classroom Programme & BASI Exams
Early January - Mid March
Neige Aventure Work/Work Shadowing/Chill Out Window
Mid March - Mid April
BTWSA Course Content - SKI:
The course has been carefully designed and tailored to meet your needs...
Week 1 - Training for BASI Level 1 EXAM
Includes personal performance training for short and long turns, steeper slopes and variable terrain as well as on piste and classroom analysis of BASI Central Theme progression.
Week 2 - BASI Level 1 EXAM
Improve personal performance, plan lessons, conduct & evaluate teaching sessions as well as accident & emergency handling procedures.
Week 3 - Avalanche and Mountain Safety Training
Includes avalanche awareness, transceiver training, snowpack analysis and general mountain safety. This week will also include some freeriding (subject to conditions) and avalanche theory classes.
Week 4 - Training for BASI Level 2 exam
Personal performance training for short and long turns, steeper slopes, bumps and variable terrain as well as on piste and classroom analysis of BASI Central Theme progression. Includes Ski Resort Business Seminars and ‘by instructors for instructors’ French Tuition.
Weeks 5 to 8 - Work/Work Shadowing + Training
Shadow well experienced instructors in the mornings and then have personal performance clinics in the afternoons with on piste and classroom video technical analysis plus french tuition by instructors for instructors.
Weeks 9 & 10 - BASI Level 2 EXAM
10 days of continuous assessment demonstrating knowledge, ability and understanding to safely teach alpine skiing on a marked, ski-patrolled area to the required level.
Weeks 11 to 14 - Work/work shadowing
Work/work shadow at Neige Aventure ski school during Spring/Easter periods and enjoy an end of season chill out with friends and colleagues!
'Bang for Buck' Value!
Depending on the option you decide to take, below is a list of what is included within the overall price of the courses:
- Accommodation (including all bills and utilities) throughout the entire season (even after the training course has finished)
- A full 4 Valleys winter ski pass (for the entire season)
- Full evening meal plans (every day of the course)
- Avalanche safety training and off-piste guiding/free-riding
- French language tuition (and other European languages if requested)
- BASI course and assessment for Levels 1 and 2 certifications
- Race training
- Business Seminars
- BASI course mentor 7/7
- Free wifi access
- Airport transfer costs
- Free skis and fitted boots (for yours to keep even after the course and the season)
- Equipment tuning clinics
- Video coaching
- £450 GBP discount on the overall cost of the course
Don't miss out our great Early Bird Discount which ends on 31st August!
If you want your accommodation to be extended for FREE right until to the end of the season, get a discount of £450 GBP (Option dependent), as well as all free ski or snowboard equipment (skis, boards, fitted boots to keep!) get booking NOW!