Conversion course for level 1 Instructors and Ski Leaders.

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PSIA level 1 course

The fast-track course that we are delivering is an international recognised ski instructor qualification and allows successful candidates to teach from beginner to intermediate zones in an Alpine enviroment with the possibility of ski instructor work following qualification in Scottish or European ski resorts.

The coaches will provide a constant personal development ski and teaching programme including video feedback sessions and lectures to make sure you are full prepared for the exam. This will include video sessions, teaching sessions, stepping stones, ski school shadowing, mountain safety, ski maintenance, bumps and piste performance.

We will be basing the courses in the United Kingdom's premier ski resort of Aviemore.

These courses can either be residential or non-residential.

The 2 week course provides you with the following:
1. 8 days PSIA Level 1 Personal Development Training
2. 2 days PSIA Level 1 Exam
3. Potential ski instructor work in some of the biggest ski resorts in Scotland and Europe
4. Avalanche Awareness Course
5. Ski Maintenance Course
6. PSIA membership fees
7. Ski Centre Management
8. Accommodation (on request)
9. First-Aid course

Course cost: £370

Dates: Course begins 13th March exam dates 23rd & 24th March


PSIA level1 Conversion course

Are you a level 1 Instructor whose Instructor Association doesn't permit you to teach on the mountain?Are you limited to dry slope or indoor teaching? Are you an Alpine Ski Leader  who wants to use your mountain skills instructing the public on snow?

There is now a 3 day conversion course to an Association which will permit you to teach up to parallel standard on snow, on the mountain at a very reasonable price. The conversion will place you on the progression of the Professional Ski Instructors of America (PSIA) PSIA has 3 levels of Instructor.

On successful completion of the course, you will receive a PSIA level 1 award  The remit of this award will allow you to teach anyone up to parrallel skiing on piste within the bounds of a ski resort. It does not allow you to teach off piste.

"Kenneth did a fantastic job with the group and we all learned a lot about the PSIA Teaching System and all of our skiing skills were enhanced thanks to Kenneth's great coaching experience and technique. I personally got a tremendous amount of satisfaction from participating and successfully completing the course and I would give the whole experience my full endorsement and recommendation".

John Hayes

 Cairngorm Mountain

PSIA level 1 Conversion 2018 Course Dates  to be released.


There will be 1 days training followed by a 2 day exam which will be delivered by an examiner from our partner Ski Academy Europe.

If  you are interested please email or call 07971631169