Insider information on the ski & snowboard industry and our ski and snowboard instructor courses.
Fancy the idea of instructing in Italy? TM Ski & Travel who run school ski trips to Livigno in Italy are looking for Nonstop trained instructors.
Have you completed a snowboard or ski instructor course with us? Are you looking to work as an instructor next season?? Did you miss out on a working holiday visa for Canada?? If so then you should be making use of your ‘working as an instructor’ booklet to source the contact details of snow school directors from resorts all over Europe… however Nonstop have recently been contacted by an organisation in Verbier looking for instructors for next winter.
Les Elfes International has been offering educational camps for children in Verbier since 1987 – mixing up language classes with ski & snowboard lessons. The children receive 6 hours of ski or snowboard lessons per day and their abilities will range from complete novices to little rippers. In addition to the instruction, your duties will also involve supervision of the camps so you will be required to help out throughout the camp. Read more »
Welcome to the final installment of our series of blogs that explore the best ways to spend a winter season. So far we’ve looked at bar & chalet work as well as life as an actual ski or snowboard instructor. I’d say for most snow enthusiasts the latter of these is the most appealing so lets look at how you can actually become an instructor. Read more »
Becoming a snowboard or ski instructor is a common dream, and is far more achievable than most people think. There are so many options out there for qualifying as an instructor (check out Nonstop’s skiing instructor courses and snowboarding instructor courses). After qualifying with one of these programs, you are open to work in snow schools around the world. Read more »
WOW! It has been a truly epic week of powder snow in Fernie BC – definitely my favourite week of the winter so far! The week began with an excited buzz in the Nonstop Red Tree Lodge as it started puking snow on Friday, and didn’t stop all weekend long. Beginning on Saturday with 34cm and more during the day, then on to a massive Sunday when we woke to 56cms and it continued with 8-10cms each hour all day long. The snow was so light and dry that it was skiing like it was 1m deep, I saw the first patrollers reach the bottom of Timber Chair with waist-deep snow! It was a day of face-shots, giggles and a whole lotta whooping! Lucky, lucky Georgie from our London office timed her annual trip to Fernie perfectly – check out the shots of Georgie and I hitting the big powder off the Boom chair on Sunday… Read more »