11 Week Ski Instructor Course

The ALLTRACKS 11 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 CSIA 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 L1 Included
  • AST1 Avalanche Skills Included
  • CSIA L2 Scheduled into the course
  • Approx 50% On-Piste / 50% Off-Piste
  • Minimum Ability Required: AT Level 2

Course Dates

14 January - 29 March 2024

What's included

This programme is based in Whistler, consistently voted North America’s #1 resort. You will stay in comfortable, well located accommodation with other trainees, with meals provided if you wish. There are also off slope activities organised by our course director, lift line priority, equipment maintenance clinics and lots more.


Thorough & Considered Coaching
ALLTRACKS training formula devised by Guy Hetherington, Alltracks Head Coach & CSIA L4 Examiner.

Expert Pros
Professional CSIA Coaches typically CSIA Examiners. The overwhelming majority are CSIA L4 supported by a few excellent L3s.

Coaching Groups 6 MAX
Maximum of 6 guests per ski coach for personal attention and more fluid training sessions.

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

CSIA Level 1 Exam Fee
Examination fee for the Canadian Ski Instructor’s Alliance Level 1 Exam.

Canadian Avalanche Association Avalanche Skills Training Level 1. Learn about backcountry skiing and avalanche safety. AST L1 is taught in groups of 8.

Video Analysis
Benefit from this great feedback tool.

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 from Guy Hetherington.

Training for 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. All with welcoming living/tv rooms, well equipped kitchens and free wifi internet. Some with hot tubs and swimming pools. We have a chalets and condos in close to central Whistler and a budget friendly hostel option which is further out.

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


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

Group Airport Transfers
Group transfer to and from Vancouver Airport on the official course arrival and departure dates.

Resort Director
Available 24/7

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

Social Events
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 afterwards or some time in the future, we can provide 1:1 assistance. Let us know your goals and we will support you.


Flights are not included, but ALLTRACKS can organise your flights if you wish or provide advice on suitable flights.

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

CSIA L2 Exam Fees
The L2 exam fee (approx £500) are not included

Additional Exams
Exams such as CSIA Snowpark and CSCF Race Coaching are often available for an additional cost. Cost is approx £200 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 7-9
All Mountain Advancement Training
Methodology Clinics to prepare for CSIA L2

Week 10
All Mountain Advancement Training
Methodology Clinics to prepare for CSIA L2
CSIA L2 Assessed Training Exam

Week 11
All Mountain Advancement Training

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