4 Weeks to Your Dream Job: Ski Instructor training St Anton (Austria) 2015

Got time for 4 weeks of intensive training? Then give yourself a Christmas present not to be missed … working all season as a ski instructor in St Anton! Read on to find out how …

Ski instructor training in St Anton (Austria)

Our St Anton 4 week ski instructor training means just one month to your dream job!

Living day glow happy in St Anton

st anton day glo


That means less time you need to take out for training- and more time to be working (and paid!) as a ski instructor.

Whether you’ve just finished university (like Ben: read his St Anton journey here), taking a gap year or thinking about a career break/swap … St Anton is our quickest route to a ski school job.

Do I need to speak German?

Yes, you need to speak German – as the ski exam is in German. Our course is a great way to help you learn German. The coaching is delivered in English and German, and we include German lessons during the course. If you don’t speak any German yet, that’s ok too! We have organized language courses in Innsbruck, a great way to get going!

When you speak to the “men in red” – Sprechen Sie Deutsch


For anyone needing help we’ve arranged an additional language course in Innsbruck.

If you already have conversational level (from school or university) German check in with us first – chances are you’ll be fine.

What is the skiing level?

Skiing-wise, you need to be competent and happy to ski the whole mountain.

The exam you are aiming for is the Anwarter (Level 1) which has seen as many as 174 candidates line up along with the Peak Leader crew.

It can be lonely at the top!


As long as your basics are all in place the excellent Austrian ski instructors can teach you the rest.

A lot of the course focuses on what you need to teach and demonstrate.

That might mean learning a few new things, but more likely, unlearning a few bad habits.

Luckily, the Ski Schule Arlberg is one of the oldest and best in Austria.

Ben trying to fill the lift queue

Ben in St Anton

You really will be filling famous ski boots by working for them!!!

Watch what happens on the St Anton course

Check out the 4 week St Anton ski instructor course video

Will I pass – and get a job?

Our course gives you every chance to pass.

Focus on learning, skiing/teaching/talking to the level on the exam, and you’ll be ok!

We’ve had some great results (90% to 100%) – even trainees coming from as far as New Zealand.

Angus from NZ passed it … be like Angus!



For a chat about St Anton or any of our courses get in touch here.

Peak Leaders has ski instructor courses starting pre-season in Saas Fee (Switzerland) and St Anton (Austria), plus winter courses in Morzine (France) and Verbier (Switzerland).