Ski and Snowboard

Instructor Courses with Niseko Academy

Delivering renowned New Zealand qualifications with NZSIA and SBINZ

Instructor courses for people who follow their passion!

Take your skills to the next level and become a qualified instructor with one of our ski or snowboard instructor courses. Whether it’s a GAP year, a break from work, a lifestyle change, a new career, or you simply want to break through to the next level, we have an instructor course for you.


Ski Instructor Courses

Snowboard Instructor Courses


"Not only are they the best at what they do on the snow, but they make sure you feel at home as soon as you arrive and are more than happy to help out in any way at all, to make sure your stay is best experience possible. "

- Quinton Westlake, AUS


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8 week course
  • 1,225,000 JPY ($11,500 USD)
    100,000 JPY early booking discount (before August 31)
  • 01st Jan - 02nd Mar
  • Niseko United Season Pass
  • Comfortable twin share accommodation
  • NZSIA/SBINZ Level One & Two Exams
  • Children's Teaching Cert. optional extra
  • NZSIA membership
  • Avalanche course
  • Freestyle and powder coaching
  • Video analysis training
  • Technical and theory sessions
  • Sapporo Snow Festival trip
  • Day trip to another ski area
5 week course (Level Two cert.)
  • 650,000 JPY ($6,100 USD)
    30,000 JPY early booking discount (before August 31)
  • 25th Jan - 02nd Mar
  • Hirafu-Hanazono 34 day pass
  • Comfortable twin share accommodation
  • NZSIA/SBINZ Level Two Exam
  • Children's Teaching Cert. optional extra
  • NZSIA Membership (if not already)
  • No avalanche course
  • Freestyle and powder coaching
  • Video analysis training
  • Technical and theory sessions
  • No Sapporo Snow Fest. trip
  • Day trip to another ski area
4 week course (Level One cert.)
  • 630,000 JPY ($5,900 USD)
    30,000 JPY early booking discount (before August 31)
  • 3 options for dates
  • Hirafu-Hanazono 28 day pass
  • Comfortable twin share accommodation
  • NZSIA/SBINZ Level One Exam
  • No Children's Teaching Cert.
  • NZSIA Membership
  • No avalanche course
  • Some freestyle/powder coaching
  • Video analysis training
  • Technical and theory sessions
  • No Sapporo Snow Fest. trip
  • Day trip to another ski area