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UK: 0844 543 0503   International: +44 870 122 5549
Email: info@snoworksgap.co.uk

Why Snoworks Gap?

10 Reasons to choose snoworks gap

1. "Train the Autumn-Work the Winter"

All courses are held on snow sure glaciers, so you can be a qualified ski instructor and ready to work by Christmas!

2. "Bespoke tailor made training"

Whilst we have a structured programs in place if you need more race training, more mogul training, more teaching experience we can adapt your course accordingly.

3. "Small & personal"

We take a maximum of 20 students (2 groups) so you are sure of a personal and professional content and approach.

4. "Staff"

Lee Townend BASI trainer, 18 winter seasons under his belt and 8 years GAP director.

Emma Carrick-Anderson BASI trainer, 4 times Olympian. Phil Smith, Snoworks company director and ex BASI trainer. Mike Barker, BASI race coach tutor and ex junior national team coach. All Snoworks staff are BASI level 4 I.S.T.D Instructors.

5. "First class accommodation"

3* Mark Warner half board accommodation, two to a room, free sky TV, wifi, fantastic food, cakes and wine!

6. "All day training"

Monday to Friday all day training on the snow sure glaciers with the weekends free. No half days, full commitment, fully focused on your success. 

7. "RACE TRAINING & TEST TECHNIQUE"

The addition of slalom training can be added to your course programme to work towards the Test Technique, which would give you the ability to teach in France (subject to T&C, this applies to BASI GAP Tignes, France only)

8. "Price"

We strive to make our GAP course price sensitive with everything included on the list below. All you need is a flight, insurance and some lunch/beer money!

9. "Mini GAP"

Already got your BASI level 1? We can create a short course to train you to BASI 2 from 4-8 weeks depending on your requirements and budget.

10. "Ski deal"

Snoworks GAP is supported by Salomon UK and once part of our team, you can take advantage of fantastic kit deals.

 

TO BOOK

CALL UK: 0844 543 0503

Calls will cost 7p per minute plus your telephone company’s access charge.

CALL INTERNATIONAL: +44 870 122 5549

Calls will cost 5p per minute plus your telephone company’s access charge.

OR EMAIL: INFO@SNOWORKS.CO.UK

 

A £1000 non-refundable deposit will be required to secure your place.

SNOWORKS BASI 1 & 2 GAP COURSE INCLUDES

  • 8 weeks Monday to Friday full days training
  • Half board accommodation in 3* Mark Warner hotel for the first 6 weeks
  • Half board accommodation with Tignes chalet company for the last 2 weeks (BASI level 2)
  • BASI level 1 and 2 exam courses
  • BASI manual
  • Transfers to and from Geneva
  • Special reduced rates on skis and ski equipment and clothing
  • All ski passes 
  • 1 year’s BASI membership
  • 2 day First Aid course
  • Criminal record disclosure
  • Child protection module
  • Personal performance training in line with BASI level 1 and 2 assessment criteria
  • Ski teacher development training in line with current BASI level 1 and 2 assessment criteria
  • Race training (giant slalom included, slalom option available subject to T&C)
  • Ski specific fitness training
  • Ski tuning clinics and access to equipment to service your skis
  • Basic off piste training with avalanche transceiver, shovel and probe
  • Full time male and female mentors 
  • Job application assistance and contacts
  • 150+ hours of training with BASI level 4 coaches
  • 70+ hours of shadowing
  • Video feedback analysis
  • FREE Salomon ‘Team GAP’ ski jacket
  • Fantastic reduced rates on recommended Salomon skis

Price for the 8 week course is £7,750 contact for bespoke programmes of less weeks or if you already have BASI level 1.

BASI LEVEL 3 I.S.I.A TRAINING COURSE INCLUDES

  • 6 weeks’ training in Tignes 
  • Transfers to and from Geneva
  • Special reduced rates on Salomon skis 
  • Personal performance development training in line with current BASI level 3 assessment criteria
  • Ski teacher development training in line with current BASI level 3 assessment criteria
  • Ski specific fitness training
  • Ski tuning clinics
  • Basic off piste training with avalanche transceiver, shovel and probe
  • Full time male and female mentors for support
  • Job application assistance and contacts
  • 130 hours of training with BASI level 4 coaches
  • Video feedback analysis

 

SNOWBOARD BASI 1 & 2 GAP COURSE INCLUDES

  • 8 weeks training in Tignes, France
  • Half board accommodation in Mark Warner 3* chalet hotel in Tignes for the first 6 weeks (twin room share basis, single supplement options available at additional cost)
  • Half board accommodation in Tignes Chalet Company in Tignes for the 2 weeks of the BASI level 2 exam.
  • BASI level 1 and 2 snowboard exams
  • BASI snowboard manual
  • Airport transfers to and from Geneva to Tignes (specific times apply)
  • Special reduced rates on snowboard equipment and clothing
  • All lift passes needed for the course duration
  • 1 year’s BASI membership
  • 2 day first aid course
  • Criminal record disclosure
  • Child protection module
  • Personal performance training in line with current BASI level 1 and 2 assessment criteria
  • Snowboard teaching training in line with current BASI level 1 and 2 assessment criteria
  • Snowsports specific fitness training
  • Snowboard tuning clinics and access to equipment to service your board
  • Basic off piste training with avalanche transceiver, shovel and probe
  • Full time male and female mentors available
  • A guaranteed current BASI snowboard trainer that delivers, trains and assesses these levels
  • Job application assistance and contacts
  • 150 hours+ of on snow training
  • 70+ hours of ski school experience
  • Video feedback analysis
  • Free Salomon ‘Team GAP’ jacket

SnoworksGAP 8 week snowboard course is £7,750.00 please contact us if you already have BASI level 1 Snowboard, as we can create a shorter bespoke course to suit your needs.


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Having decided I wanted a gap year before university I decided I wanted to become a ski instructor and the best company to choose was SnoworksGAP. In October I began the season of my life by going on the 8 weeks Instructors course. I travelled to Tignes a little nervous, as it was the first time ... George Smith BASI 1 & 2 course (Read More...)

I joined the Snoworks Gap course for the first two weeks in order to complete my BASI level 1 exam. I chose Snoworks over the many other companies offering ski instructor courses after a lot of research due to its pre season timing and because of the flexible nat... Anna Cooke 2014 BASI 1 & 2 course (Read More...)

So my journey with SnoworksGAP started on a Snoworks “All Terrain” course with 4-times Olympian Emma Carrick-Anderson, I was having a chat on a chairlift about how my job sucked. She said I should do the SnoworksGAP course and head out to Japan "to teach and ski pow".

... JOE CUTLER 2014 BASI 1 & 2 COURSE (Read More...)

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