Chase winters all over the world with a qualification in ski or snowboard instructing. Based in Wānaka, this is a unique opportunity to gain highly regarded work experience while you learn from Cardrona Ski Resort’s top trainers. 

Five people standing on a snowy hill and one is pointing.

Undertake ski or snowboard instructor training and take advantage of the increasing demand for qualified snowsport instructors in a growing adventure tourism industry. Study in Wānaka at the Cardrona Ski Resort. 

We consider our snowsport qualification to be the ultimate ski instructor training course in the world. Delivered by Instructor Training Cardrona, it is the only programme of its kind that is industry based. 

With your love of the snow and the instructor skills you will learn, you could find yourself working at ski resorts in New Zealand and right around the globe. 

Snowsport qualifications

Adventure & Tourism

Undertake ski instructor training or snowboard instructor training so you can teach or assist beginner skiers or snowboarders within a snowschool environment as an entry-level instructor or teaching assistant.


17 Weeks Full-time


On campus



Career potential

Ski Instructor, Snowboard Instructor, Telemark Instructor

Study in Wānaka

Our Snowsport qualification is delivered by Instructor Training at Cardrona Ski Resort, in Wānaka.

Study in Wānaka

Contact us

If you’re not sure what to study and would like some guidance, we’re here to help. Feel free to chat to us directly about any questions you may have.