Instructor Training Academy
Paid work experience, training, Instructor certification,
Niseko Academy offers training programs to intermediate level skiers and riders to gain internationally recognized instructor certifications in NISEKO the powder Mecca of Japan.
The 13 week `work placement` program offers training towards your first level of certification, work placement over the busy periods of the season and further training towards level 2 certification at the end of the course.
Worried about your skiing or riding level? If you are an intermediate skier or rider you are able to enroll on this course. ( pre course training is also available if you think you need a bit more on-snow time ) Can`t speak Japanese. No problem the courses and certifications are in English ( as are all the lessons for international guests that visit Niseko.) Prospective candidates need to apply for a Japanese working Holiday Visa, which is available to UK citizens under 30 years of age.
4 mountain season pass Over 200 hours of training for level 1 and 2 certification 3 weeks work experience (and optional weekend work when available)
Level 1 instructor examination ( optional level 2 examination )
Video analysis Avalanche awareness and back country safety course Instructor manuals and NZSIA or SBINZ memebership Accommodation options available.
Be of an intermediate skiing or riding level or above
Be eligible for a Japanese working holiday visa
All other training provided (no teaching experience necessary)