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Terms and Conditions

The following information is provided to ensure that the conditions and circumstances under which the course is offered are clear and understood.

1. Deposit: A non-refundable deposit of $1500 is due when we receive your booking. The remaining balance is due 30 days before the course start date.

2. Cancellation: Should you cancel 30 days before the course start date you will receive a full refund minus the deposit. There will be no refunds after this date. There will be no refunds for any part of the course not undertaken or completed.

3. It is a condition of the course that all students are fully insured against injury, sickness and loss. In the event of injury, sickness or accident interrupting the course, Snow Trainers shall not be liable for any cost or expense arising there from. No refunds can be made if a student leaves the course for any reason prior to completion.

4. Snow Trainers accepts no responsibility for any accidents, damage, loss, injury, sickness, death, cancellation, delay, detention, deviations, war strikes, quarantine or other unforeseen events.

5. Minimum Age: All students must be at least 18 years of age prior to commencement of the course unless otherwise agreed to in writing.

6. Course Variation: Due to varying student numbers, different skiing / snowboarding abilities of students, the unpredictability of snow and weather conditions, and the availability of facilities Snow Trainers reserves the right to modify course details and activities including course content, dates and schedules if required.

7. Snow Trainers does not guarantee minimum or maximum student numbers on any course.

8. Snow Trainers reserves the right to decline, cancel or withdraw any student. We are a professional company and expect our students to act professionally. Snow Trainers, in its sole discretion, reserves the right to terminate participation with no refund of course fees.

9. As the student you need to understand, explain and demonstrate all information and tasks presented to you. It is your responsibility to study, ask questions and practice skiing / snowboarding tasks to achieve this, both during training time and in your own time outside of training hours.

10. Our goal is to prepare you, the student, for the Instructor Exams that you will be taking during the course. It is up to you, the student, to achieve a passing grade in order to receive the qualification(s).   The Instructor Exams are run independently of Snow Trainers, and we have no involvement or influence on the outcome. We accept no responsibility if a student is unsuccessful in achieving the qualification(s).

11. If you have signed up for the Work and Train / Internship course at Coronet Peak you must be legally eligible to work in New Zealand. You must also submit a formal position application to gain employment with NZSki which must be completed prior to the applications closing. Once submitted, applicants will proceed through the NZSki screening process which includes assessment of Cultural Fit and an Employment Interview. Only applicants who are successful in this process will be offered a position on an Internship program.