How to make your ski instructor job application stand out

Written by New Generation Instructor Courses Your ski instructor training is over, summer has arrived, and for instructors all over the world that means it is time to make your plans for next winter. You may be after a full season working, training, or something in between the two, but one thing is certain –…

Amy Conboy’s 2014 Student Placement review

Written by Amy Conboy Growing up in Aviemore I have always had a keen interest in snowsports, so when I heard about the student placement BASI were offering over the summer, I wasted no time in applying. I love working in the snowsports industry and it is definitely where I see my career developing after…

Why is BASI Aligning its Qualifications with the SCQF?

What does this alignment bring in the way of advantages to the organisations and the individuals? Overall aim of the systems aligning qualifications across the spectrum of Qualification Frameworks To assist people of all ages and circumstances to access appropriate education and training over their lifetime to fulfil their personal, social and economic potential. To…

Non-Instructor Ski Season Jobs

If you’re thinking about doing a winter season the chances are that you a.) are pretty passionate about skiing or boarding, and b.) need a job to pay to do a.) A ski resort has a huge range of seasonal jobs on offer for someone looking for an adventure in the mountains. There are of…

5 ways to make your CV stand out for Instructor Jobs

It’s something pretty much every snowsports instructor has been through at some point in their career – a summer of looking for that elusive teaching job the following winter. You’ve trained hard, passed your exams, updated your CV and applied for jobs across the world only to receive another email saying, sorry…not this year. But…