Improve your skills and train for a snowboard instructor qualification
Snow Trainers delivers everything you need to gain the necessary certifications
and become a snowboard instructor course. The 5 week snowboard instructor course in Queenstown, NZ is a great option for those who want to develop their skills in a fun and friendly environment while still gaining an instructing qualification. Not only will you improve your own riding but you’ll learn the basics of how to teach someone to make their first turns.
An amazing winter experience
wants to make sure our students have a fun, rewarding and memorable experience on our courses so we organise lots of social activities to keep you entertained on your days off the snow. We can also include an avalanche safety / back-country awareness course so you know how to stay safe while enjoying New Zealand’s remarkable mountains (optional extra). You are sure to improve your skills while having an amazing time and making life-long friends during your time here!
New Zealand’s best snowboard trainers
Snow Trainers coaches are Trainers and Examiners for the SBINZ. We hire only the best to teach snowboard instructor courses in New Zealand. We know our students want to be trained by the actual coaches who run the exams. Our skilled trainers have direct experience of what is vital in the real world of snowboard instructing as well as what is needed to pass the exams.
Great employment opportunities
As part of the course we will assist you with the employment application process to help you get your first dream job. We have a great network of worldwide connections to help you begin instructing at a resort the following winter, and we also have a listing of available jobs on our links
- Professional Snowboard Training
Training 3 days a week (for 4 weeks, plus exam week) at Coronet Peak and The Remarkables ski areas by qualified SBINZ trainers and examiners. When training you will also have snowboard school lift-line privileges which means more time riding and less time waiting!
5 weeks accommodation in central Queenstown, on a shared room basis with communal lounge and kitchen facilities and within walking distance of local, shops, restaurants and Queenstown’s famous nightlife.
- Season Lift Pass
Seasons pass for Coronet Peak and The Remarkables ski areas.
- Equipment, clothing and workshop discounts
From Torpedo7, the best ski and snowboard shop in town!
- Snow Trainers Team Hoody
- Video Analysis Sessions
Video sessions to develop your own riding and work on the necessary analytical skills for your exam.
Transport to both ski areas every day of the week so you can ride, ride, ride! And unlike other courses, you don’t have to catch the bus at 8am on your days off! Our transport is flexible so you can go up at lunch time if you want a sleep in before riding. Transport starts from the first day of training all the way through until the last day of your exam.
- SBINZ Membership, Exam Fees and Technical Manual
Exam included is the New Zealand Level One certification.
- Employment Assistance and Advice
- Airport Transfer on Arrival
Queenstown Airport to your accommodation.
- Tuning and Equipment Clinic
- Heli-board Trip
- Backcountry Course
- Bungy Jump
- Sky Diving
- First Aid Course
- SBINZ Children’s Certification