Work this season for ES Zermatt (Switzerland): 4-week NZSIA ski instructor training course

We’ve partnered with the New Zealand Snowsports Instructors Alliance (NZSIA) and European Snowsport (ES) Zermatt to offer you a unique 4-week NZSIA ski instructor training course … the chance to get NZSIA-certified before Christmas and enjoy a minimum of 6 weeks of guaranteed peak-season instructing – meaning you’re straight into a paid job after the exam!

Zermatt: a winter paradise

Zermatt is one of Switzerland’s premier resorts – a real winter paradise with a history to match.

Famous for the towering Matterhorn, the resort brings an international mix of mountain lovers to Zermatt’s endless slopes.

The Matterhorn is never far from view in Zermatt

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As a glacier resort you can be assured of great skiing 365 days a year, on 360 km of pistes, all the way up to the Klein Matterhorn at 3,883 m.

You stay in the 3-star Hotel Jäegerhof with breakfast and a 4-course dinner included everyday – and we’ve also included your lift pass for the duration of the 4-week course.

Cosy and friendly you’ll find the Hotel Jäegerhof the ideal place to stay for the lifts in the day and the bars at night.

Tell me more about the NZSIA 4-week course

After arrival in Switzerland on the 21 November 2015 the course officially starts the next day (Sunday) with an orientation to the resort of Zermatt.

See Zermatt’s slopes for yourself in this video

Training is split into three blocks during the first three weeks.

You will then sit the 5 day NZSIA Level 1 exam towards the end of the course.

Read more about the NZSIA Level 1 exam and what’s required over on the NZSIA website.

NZSIA – a friendly bunch of Kiwi’s!!!

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Who are the NZSIA and European Snowsport Zermatt?

The New Zealand Snowsports Instructors Alliance (NZSIA) has been training and qualifying New Zealand snowsports instructors since it was established in 1971.

Get trained by the best! NZSIA Interski Demo Team 2015

NZSIA incorporates Ski, Snowboard (SBINZ) Telemark and Adaptive divisions and is recognised internationally for producing professional and knowledgeable instructors – through courses at home in NZ and around the world – who are able to teach and perform on snow at a high standard.

NZSIA examiner Colin Tanner catches up with ES instructor Harry McFadden in Switzerland

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European Snowsport Zermatt is part of the European Snowsport (ES) family of premier ski and snowboard schools.

Established in Verbier in 2003, ES added Zermatt and then St Moritz to its offerings of high quality and friendly ski schools – with ES Ride filling the specialised gap for snowboard-only lessons in both Verbier and Zermatt.

ES Zermatt … and the ever-photo-bombing Matterhorn!

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How many places are there on the course?

Be quick – because this unique NZSIA 4-week course in Zermatt will only be offered to the first 10 potential instructors … and it’s sure to sell out fast!

Limiting the course to 10 potential instructors only means ES Zermatt can guarantee your work – so you can be sure of paid employment in one the best resorts in the world.

I want to sign up!

If you want to sign up give us a call on +44 (0) 1337 860 079 today or get in touch here for a chat.

What if all the places are gone?

Don’t worry, we have been running ski instructor and snowboard instructor training courses since 2000.

We have pre-season courses in Saas Fee (Switzerland) and St Anton (Austria), plus winter courses in Morzine (France) and Verbier (Switzerland), and even summer courses in Bariloche (Argentina) – all with paid instructor jobs waiting after you qualify!

So you can be sure to find just the right opportunity with Peak Leaders.

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