WHY TAKE A SKI INSTRUCTOR TRAINING COURSE?

WHY TAKE A SKI INSTRUCTOR TRAINING COURSE?

  WHY BOOK ON A PEAK LEADERS COURSE? WHAT IF YOU DON’T TEACH? AND WHAT’S THE BENEFIT IF YOU DO?     Why train as a ski instructor? And why choose the BASI pathway? Two good questions and ones we have been asked a lot – after all what’s the benefit if you don’t want to make this your career? Well, here’s our answer…   […]

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TEACHING SKIING IN JAPAN

TEACHING SKIING IN JAPAN

  CAN I WORK IN JAPAN? THE BORDERS ARE OPENING AGAIN, BUT HOW DOES IT ALL WORK?     Traditionally a lot of trainees have gone to work in Japan. Especially after joining our Saas Fee courses in the autumn. But Covid has made that impossible for a few winters – so what’s going to change, and how can you work there?     WHAT’S […]

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STUDENT PERMITS – DO YOU NEED ONE?

STUDENT PERMITS – DO YOU NEED ONE?

  SHOULD YOU GET A STUDENT PERMIT? AND WILL YOU NEED ONE?   Student Permits became something we needed to learn about as soon as the UK left the EU. That’s because until that date, trainees (and anyone else) could stay in Switzerland as long as they wanted if they held an EU passport. That’s still true for EU passport holders, as they have no […]

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REASONS TO BE CHEERFUL (ABOUT PERMITS)

REASONS TO BE CHEERFUL (ABOUT PERMITS)

  UK AND SWITZERLAND START TALKS. SO IS A FREE TRADE AGREEMENT IN THE PIPELINE?   The UK and Switzerland look like they are going to begin a new trade deal – and it could be great news for British ski instructors. The Swiss President, Ignazio Cassis, met UK Prime Minister Boris Johnson to discuss closer unity in the future. Now, Free Trade isn’t specifically […]

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WHAT IS THE 90 DAY RULE?

WHAT IS THE 90 DAY RULE?

  SCHENGEN TRAVEL LIMITS HOW DO THEY WORK?   If you are British the idea of limiting your stay in Europe might be new. If you are from elsewhere outside Europe it might seem more normal. But whatever your situation, it’s important to understand your allowance when it comes to staying in the Schengen zone – which includes Switzerland. You might have heard about 90 […]

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