11 Week – Professional Ski Instructor

Ski Instructor Programs

The YES Professional Ski Instructor Course is the ultimate program for anyone looking to get the most out of their time in Whistler. We have crafted our program by listening to 25 years of our graduates’ feedback and we have built the world’s best program to make sure you achieve your goals.

Program Overview

The Ski Instructor course will not only take your skiing to new heights, it 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. This extensive program will take you through all the training you need for you to achieve your CSIA Levels 1 & 2 certifications.

The Full Enchilada YES Tours 11 week program covers CSIA levels 1 & 2, AST 1, AST advanced (possible backcountry overnight trip), CADS level 1 certification (disabled ski teaching), Snow Park training and advanced skiing training. Find out more in the “More Info” section below.

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

Reviewing videos of your technique is just one of the integral ingredients of the YES recipe for success. Being able to watch yourself while you are on the mountain with your group will strengthen your mental imagery to improve your technique and put that into practise immediately.

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
  • Two social group après per week
  • 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 Seminar

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?Twin ShareSingle Room
27-Nov-2112-Feb-2211 weekBlackcomb SpringsNo$14,800$22,200YES
27-Nov-2112-Feb-2211 weekBlackcomb SpringsYes$15,900$23,300YES
27-Nov-2112-Feb-2211 weekCreekside ChaletNoSOLD OUTSOLD OUTYES
27-Nov-2112-Feb-2211 weekCreekside ChaletYesSOLD OUTSOLD OUTYES
27-Nov-2112-Feb-2211 weekDownhill HouseNoSOLD OUTSOLD OUTYES
27-Nov-2112-Feb-2211 weekWintergreenNoSOLD OUTSOLD OUTYES
27-Nov-2112-Feb-2211 weekTyndall StoneNoSOLD OUTSOLD OUTYES
15-Jan-2202-Apr-2211 weekBlackcomb SpringsNo$14,800$22,200YES
15-Jan-2202-Apr-2211 weekBlackcomb SpringsYes$15,900$23,300YES
15-Jan-2202-Apr-2211 weekCreekside ChaletNo$12,650$14,750YES
15-Jan-2202-Apr-2211 weekCreekside ChaletYes$14,300$17,450YES
15-Jan-2202-Apr-2211 weekDownhill HouseNo$14,350$18,850YES
15-Jan-2202-Apr-2211 weekWintergreenNoSOLD OUTSOLD OUTYES
15-Jan-2202-Apr-2211 weekTyndall StoneNoSOLD OUTSOLD OUTYES
12-Feb-2230-Apr-2211 weekBlackcomb SpringsNo$14,200$20,450YES
12-Feb-2230-Apr-2211 weekBlackcomb SpringsYes$15,300$21,550YES
12-Feb-2230-Apr-2211 weekCreekside ChaletNo$12,650$14,750YES
12-Feb-2230-Apr-2211 weekCreekside ChaletYes$13,750$15,850YES
12-Feb-2230-Apr-2211 weekDownhill HouseNo$15,200$16,300YES
12-Feb-2230-Apr-2211 weekTyndall StoneNoSOLD OUTSOLD OUTYES

Already have your own accommodation? You can join us for the 11 week program (excluding accommodation and lift pass) for $8,250 CAD. We can also help you with a Season Pass or Epic Pass if you don’t have your own, just let us know.


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