10 Week Ski Instructor Course

The ALLTRACKS 10 week ski instructor course in Whistler is the ideal choice for keen skiers who want to spend an extended time in the mountains with like minded skiers, earn instructor qualifications while taking your own skiing to the next level.

Whether you are taking a gap year, a career break, sabbatical or looking to kick start a career as a ski instructor, this course is for you. All based at one of the best, snowiest resorts on the planet.

The foundation of our most popular programme is the coaching provided by our expert team. The hand picked coaches, led by one of Canada’s top Level 4 Examiners, deliver the ALLTRACKS Training Formula – a thorough training course that will challenge you but also be great fun. We combine modules focusing on all aspects of skiing with plenty of supportive, constructive feedback and video analysis. With ski coaching limited to a maximum of 6 per coach, you can be confident of getting plenty of individual attention while still enjoying the dynamics and fun of a training group with other skiers that are sure to become great friends.


  • Small Coaching Groups of 6 per Coach
  • Comfortable Accommodation
  • ALLTRACKS Training Formula
  • CSIA/PSIC L1 Included
  • AST1 Avalanche Skills Included
  • CSIA/PSIC L2 Scheduled into the course
  • Approx 50% On-Piste / 50% Off-Piste
  • Minimum Ability Required: AT Level 2

Course Dates

12 January - 21 March 2025

Included In The Course

The course is based at Whistler Blackcomb, consistently voted North America's #1 ski resort.


Thorough & Considered Coaching
ALLTRACKS training formula devised by Guy Hetherington, ALLTRACKS Head Coach & Level 4 Examiner.

Expert Pros
Professional & personable coaches. The overwhelming majority are Level 4 supported by a few excellent Level 3s.

Coaching Groups 6 MAX
Maximum of 6 guests per ski coach for personal attention, more fluid training sessions allowing you to improve faster.

Specific Modules
Defined coaching for instructor training, moguls, all mountain freeride and powder.

CSIA/PSIC Level 1 Exam Fee
Examination fee for the Level 1

Canadian Avalanche Association Avalanche Skills Training Level 1. Learn about backcountry skiing and avalanche safety. AST1 is taught in groups of 8.

Video Analysis
A useful tool for ski technique analysis and feedback.

Lift Line Priority
If there is a lift queue, skip it during coaching sessions.

Equipment Maintenance
Learn more about how to look after your ski equipment.

Training for PSIC/CSIA L2
Training for L2 is provided and the exam is scheduled into the course. However, the exam fees (approx £550) are not included.


Comfortable Accommodation

We offer various accommodation options in Whistler at different price points.

Our condos in Tantalus Lodge are incredibly well located by central Whistler’s amenities and major lifts. The lodge benefits from a communal swimming pool, hot tub and sauna. All have a living room, full kitchen and many of the bedrooms are en suite.

We also have a budget friendly hostel option which despite being further out from resort centre, is a great base at a lower price.

Choose between group dinners four nights per week or self cater and save.


Season Pass
A full Season Pass valid for the entire winter in included so feel free to arrive early or extend your stay after your course ends.

Group Airport Transfer
A group transfer from Vancouver Airport on the official course arrival date is included.

Resort Director
Available 24/7

Welcome Party
Get to know everyone on your course and the coaches on Day 1.

Various socials throughout the course.

Extend Your Stay
For an additional cost and subject to availability, you can arrive early, stay on afterwards or combine further courses.

Job Recruitment Service
If you wish to work as an instructor either immediately following your course, or some time in the future, we can provide 1:1 assistance. Let us know your goals and we will do our utmost to support you.

Financial Security


Flights are not included, but ALLTRACKS can provide advice on suitable options

Travel Insurance
Insurance is not included, but adequate cover for all aspects of your course and holiday is mandatory and an ALLTRACKS requirement.

CSIA L2 Exam Fees
Although the training for Level 2 is included and the exam is scheduled into the course, the actual exam fee (approx £550) is not included

Additional Exams
Exams such as CSIA Snowpark and CSCF Race Coaching are often available for an additional cost. Cost is approx £250 each


Our prices are guaranteed, which means the price you see on our website is what you’ll pay if you book today. Unlike our competitors, there is no small print or hidden exchange rates that allow us to increase the price once you’ve booked.

There are zero hidden extras. Prices include everything shown in the ‘What’s Included’ table above, leaving you to experience the best the resort has to offer.

As our main office is in the UK, prices are in British Pounds Sterling. However, we have guests from all over the world so if you prefer to pay in $USD, $CAD or Euros, no problem. Just give the office a call and we can arrange that.

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We publish a highly detailed course schedule and calendar on our Guest Member Intranet Site. In the meantime, this weekly course breakdown should give you a rough idea of what to expect.

Course Schedule

Weeks 1 & 2
Settle In and Welcome Party
Split into training groups
Familiarisation of the Ski Area
All Mountain Advancement Training

Weeks 3 & 4
All Mountain Advancement Training
Methodology Clinics to prepare for CSIA L1

Week 5
CSIA Level 1 Exam

Week 6
All Mountain Advancement Training
Canadian Avalanche Association AST Level 1

Week 7&8
All Mountain Advancement Training
Methodology Clinics to prepare for CSIA L2

Week 9
All Mountain Advancement Training
Methodology Clinics to prepare for CSIA L2
CSIA L2 Assessed Training Exam

Week 10 
All Mountain Advancement Training

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