7 Week – Ski Instructor Program

Ski Instructor Programs

The YES 7 week Ski Instructor Course is the best way to get to your CSIA Level 2 in the shortest time. We have spent the last few years listening to our graduates’ feedback and we have built the next generation of ski courses!

Program Overview

The 7 week Ski Instructor course will take you through the necessary training in order for you to gain the CSIA Level 1 and 2 certifications along with the AST 1 avalanche course. The Canadian Ski Alliance (CSIA) Level 1 qualifies you to teach children and adult beginners. The Level 2 certification will take you one step higher allowing you to teach skiers up to intermediate parallel skill level.

Not only will we take your skiing to new heights, the program will also improve your interpersonal skills, make you a better communicator and increase your technical knowledge of skiing, snow, your equipment – everything relating to this awesome sport.

The program includes regular technical videos, on-going assessment of your skiing progress, weekly fun video (see yourself on the big screen at our weekly Friday après) and a written personalized evaluation each week from one of our qualified Level 4 Pros.

Here’s What’s Included:


  • Accommodation
  • Season’s Pass or Epic Pass*
  • Meals! 4 dinners per week (in catered chalets only)
  • Resort rep available 24/7
  • 20+ Hrs of professional training per week
  • CSIA Level 4 Instructors
  • Small groups to maximize your training
  • Weekly personalized report by your pro
  • Lift line priority during instruction
  • Video analysis
  • Fun video
  • Optional fun off-snow activities
  • Equipment & store discounts
  • Help getting a job**
  • YES hoodie
  • The greatest time of your life!
  • Notes:

    * Pass type at YES’s sole discretion

    **You must be legally entitled to work in Canada to get a job



  • Customer Service Workshop
  • Communications Course
  • Injury Prevention Seminar
  • Risk Assessment Training
  • Equipment Tuning Clinic
  • Boot Fitting Talk

How good a skier do I have to be?

As long as you are linking turns on a blue run (low intermediate) we can accept you on the course and turn you into a ski god or goddess!

More Info

YES offers a range of accommodation options so you can choose your own experience. We have made some changes this season due to the COVID situation so all accommodation is only single room or twin share. We still have our chalets and condos, and this year we are including some hotel options.

We can also help you find a private rental suite or condo if that would suit you better, contact us for a quote.

  • CHALETS:  CATERED / SELF-CATERED:  Staying at these chalets you have the option of including 4 delicious dinners each week in the comfort of your house. There is also self-catering facilities in the chalet so if you prefer that option you can manage your own meals as you wish.
  • YES CONDOS: Located through the resort, we have 2 bedroom condos with a kitchen provided so you can make your own meals.
  • HOTELS:  CATERED / SELF-CATERED: We are offering accommodation packages at the very comfortable ski in/out Blackcomb Springs Suites. You can also upgrade to include 4 dinners / week if you chose, otherwise you can make your own meals in your hotel suite.

Wondering what you’ll be doing while you’re here? View sample itineraries for our programs:

11 week7 week and 4 week

Program Pricing

All Prices are listed in Canadian Dollars (CAD)

Select your preferred catering option and start dates to see the prices by room type. 

Start DateEnd DateAccommodationCatered?AvailabilityTwin ShareSingle Room
27-Nov-2115-Jan-227 weekBlackcomb SpringsNoSOLD OUT$11,550**$15,300
27-Nov-2115-Jan-227 weekBlackcomb SpringsYesSOLD OUT$11,550**$15,300
27-Nov-2115-Jan-227 weekCreekside ChaletNoSOLD OUT$10,400$12,100
27-Nov-2115-Jan-227 weekCreekside ChaletYesSOLD OUT$10,400$12,100
27-Nov-2115-Jan-227 weekDownhill HouseNoSOLD OUT$10,950$13,000
27-Nov-2115-Jan-227 weekWintergreenNoSOLD OUT$10,950$13,000
27-Nov-2115-Jan-227 weekTyndall StoneNoSOLD OUT$10,950$13,000
15-Jan-2205-Mar-227 weekBlackcomb SpringsNoSOLD OUT$11,850**$15,300
15-Jan-2205-Mar-227 weekBlackcomb SpringsYesSOLD OUT$11,850**$15,300
15-Jan-2205-Mar-227 weekCreekside ChaletNoSOLD OUT$10,400$12,100
15-Jan-2205-Mar-227 weekCreekside ChaletYesSOLD OUT$10,400$12,100
15-Jan-2205-Mar-227 weekDownhill HouseNoSOLD OUT$10,950$13,000
15-Jan-2205-Mar-227 weekWintergreenNoSOLD OUT$10,950$13,000
15-Jan-2205-Mar-227 weekTyndall StoneNoSOLD OUT$10,950$13,000
12-Feb-2202-Apr-227 weekBlackcomb SpringsNoSOLD OUTTBCTBC
12-Feb-2202-Apr-227 weekBlackcomb SpringsYesSOLD OUTTBCTBC
12-Feb-2202-Apr-227 weekCreekside ChaletNoSOLD OUT$10,400$12,100
12-Feb-2202-Apr-227 weekCreekside ChaletYesSOLD OUT$10,400$12,100
12-Feb-2202-Apr-227 weekDownhill HouseNoSOLD OUT$10,950$13,000
12-Feb-2202-Apr-227 weekWintergreenNoSOLD OUT$10,950$13,000
12-Feb-2202-Apr-227 weekTyndall StoneNoSOLD OUT$10,950$13,000
12-Mar-2230-Apr-227 weekBlackcomb SpringsNoContact UsTBCTBC
12-Mar-2230-Apr-227 weekBlackcomb SpringsYesContact UsTBCTBC
12-Mar-2230-Apr-227 weekCreekside ChaletNoAvailable$9,500$10,800
12-Mar-2230-Apr-227 weekCreekside ChaletYesAvailable$9,500$10,800
12-Mar-2230-Apr-227 weekDownhill HouseNoLast Bed!$10,800$11,500
12-Mar-2230-Apr-227 weekWintergreenNoSOLD OUT$10,800$11,500
12-Mar-2230-Apr-227 weekTyndall StoneNoAvailable$10,800$11,500

Already have your own accommodation? You can join us for the 7 week program (excluding accommodation and lift pass) for $5,250 CAD. We can also help you with a Season Pass or Epic Pass if you don’t have your own, just let us know.


All accommodation availability information is indicative only and does not show real-time availability. Please contact us for more information on current availability of any particular property.

** Twin share at Blackcomb Springs Suites is only available for a couple or 2 friends booking together. We cannot match you with a room mate, sorry.


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