This is the entry level course for students who wish to join the BASI Education System. The qualification is for those wishing to find employment in a non-mountain environment, i.e. Dry Slopes and Indoor snow slopes. It is also the 1st stage of the BASI Alpine Instructor Training Course.
Working with your Level 1 qualification
Although your Level 1 qualification is only the first stage of the BASI system you can actually start your working career. All Level 1′s can work on UK dry / indoor slopes once they have also achieved the following:
1. First Aid Certificate
2. Child Protection Module
3. 35 hours of ski school experience
Please note the above information is the current status but it is always worth checking with BASI as the ball park does tend to move now and again.
More information & Online Booking:
To book on to this course please use our online booking system.
If you have any questions or would like one of our coaches to contact you then please fill out the enquiry form below.
Terms and Conditions
Please read the latest BASI terms and conditions via www.basi.org.uk
Who can apply?
Before applying for the Instructor course, students must meet the following criteria:
- Be able to ski confidently, coping with a variety of conditions and have completed at least 16 weeks on snow
- Ski confidently parallel on black runs, being able to make rhythmical turns close to the fall line at a steady pace
- Be able to ski confidently and in control in off-piste conditions
- Have an understanding of Client Care
- Be 16 years of age or older
Students who are unsure whether or not they are at the necessary standard should ask a qualified BASI member for advice or contact us at New Generation.
Ski Buying Guide
We often get asked to recommend skis for the course, which can be tricky as it often down to individual taste. However, we do provide an equipment guide to students who are joining our gap courses, which is a good introduction to what’s out there. Have a look here.