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 Season Experience ( Level 1 cert. )
  • 945,000 JPY ($8,750 USD)
    100,000 JPY early booking discount (before July 31)
  • 07th Jan - 03rd Mar
  • Niseko United Season Pass
  • Comfortable twin share lodge accommodations
  • NZSIA/SBINZ Level One
  • Children's Teaching Cert. optional extra
  • NZSIA membership
  • Avalanche course and 2 touring trips
  • Freestyle course and powder coaching
  • Video analysis training
  • Technical and theory sessions
  • Sapporo Snow Festival trip
  • Day trips to another ski areas
4 week course (Level One cert.)
  • 425,000 JPY ($3,800 USD)
    25,000 JPY early booking discount (before July 31)
  • Nov/Dec and Jan Courses
  • Hirafu-Hanazono 28 day pass
  • Accommodation options available
  • NZSIA/SBINZ Level One Exam
  • Children's Teaching Cert. not available
  • NZSIA Membership
  • No avalanche course
  • Limited Freestyle and powder coaching
  • Video analysis training
  • Technical and theory sessions
  • No Sapporo Snow Fest. trip
  • No Day trip to another ski area
2 week course (Level One cert.)
  • 205,000 JPY ($1,850 USD)
    Course limited to 8 places
  • 27th Nov-11th Dec 2017 ( on snow )
  • Lift passes can be arranged
  • Accommodation options available
  • NZSIA/SBINZ Level One Exam
  • No Children's Teaching Cert.
  • NZSIA Membership
  • No avalanche course
  • No freestyle/powder coaching
  • Video analysis training
  • Technical and theory sessions
  • No Sapporo Snow Fest. trip
  • No alternative ski area trips ski area