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Niseko Japan ski instructor training courses


Niseko, Japan

Niseko Ski School

Train in Japan to become a qualified ski instructor

Niseko, Japan has some of the best and deepest powder snow in the world - on average they get 14 meters (550 inches) every winter! Wouldn't you love to come and experience their amazing snow and wonderful Japanese culture while training at a Niseko ski school for internationally recognized ski instructor qualifications?  If you have ever thought about becoming a ski instructor or wondered how to gain the certifications needed for a ski instructor job, Snow Trainers deliver everything you need!

An amazing winter experience in Niseko

Snow Trainers Ski Instructor Courses are based in Hirafu, Niseko. Here you can ski 4 mountains on one pass.  With night skiing until 8:30pm every night it’s possible to ski twelve hours a day!  Hirafu is a lively mountain village with wonderful scenery, plenty of onsens (hot springs), and a variety of great restaurants and bars. Niseko has many international visitors so it is quite easy to get by only speaking English. In addition to this Niseko ski school, there are many traditional Japanese restaurants and activities where you can immerse yourself in the culture. You are sure to improve your skills, have a great time and ski some amazing powder!

Train with Japan's best Ski Coaches

Snow Trainers coaches are Trainers and Examiners for the NZSIA. We hire only the best to teach at our Niseko ski school because we want our students to know exactly what is required to pass their certifications. Our trainers have many years of experience both teaching and training students to become the best ski instructors

Internationally recognized ski instructor qualifications

The Snow Trainers 8 Week Ski Instructor course prepares you for the internationally recognized Niseko ski school instructor certifications.  You could be qualified for a professional ski instructor's job in no time!

Great employment opportunities

Once the course has finished, we guide you with finding a job that fits your wants and needs for a career. Our network of connections is strong around the world so we can help you start the career of your dreams as a ski instructor. We will assist you with advice and guide you through the employment application process to help you succeed in finding the job you want. In the meantime, check out our links page to see some of the awesome winter jobs available right now!

What's included:

  • Professional Ski Training
    Training 4 days a week by qualified NZSIA trainers and examiners.
  • Accommodation
    Enjoy the friendly atmosphere of Hirafu Village and the lively nightlife of the many bars and restaurants. Your accommodation is on a shared room basis. You will be within walking distance of the biggest ski area, Grand Hirafu, as well as the local onsen for that après hot tub.
  • Season Lift Pass
    4 mountain seasons pass for An’nupuri, Niseko Village, Hirafu and Hanazono ski resorts.
  • Freestyle Training
    Training to develop basic freestyle skills.
  • Snow Trainers Team Hoody
  • Employment Assistance and Advice
  • Video Analysis and Evening Sessions
    Video sessions to develop your own skiing and work on the necessary analytical skills for your exam.
  • NZSIA Membership, Exam Fees and Technical Manual
    Exams included are the New Zealand Level One and Level Two certifications.
  • Airport Transfer from Sapporo's Chitose Airport to Hirafu Village where you will be based.

8 Week Level 1 & 2 Ski Instructor Course


Sun, 19 January 2020 - Sun, 15 March 2020



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