4 Week Ski Instructor Program

Ski Instructor Programs

The YES Rookie Ski Instructor Course will get you to CSIA Level 1 by building a solid base in your skiing and teaching abilities. 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 regular 4 week program will improve your skiing and teach you how to teach others. You will complete the CSIA Level 1 certification in your 3rd week, then go on to experience the wonder of the backcountry through the AST 1 course.

The program includes regular technical videos, on-going assessment of your skiing progress, fun video and a written personalized evaluation each week from one of our qualified Level 4 Pros.

Here’s What’s Included:


  • Accommodation
  • Meals! 6 dinners per week* (optional add-on)
  • Season’s Pass or Epic Pass**
  • 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***
  • The greatest time of your life!
  • YES hoodie
  • Notes

    *Meals package available for $70 per week

    **Pass type at YES’s sole discretion. Epic passes only available for bookings before Nov 30. Season passes are $500 extra.

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



  • Ski improvement to CSIA Level 1 standard
  • Technical Video Analysis
  • 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.

PLEASE NOTE: The only accommodation available for 4 week program starting on January 14th 2023 is Blackcomb Springs Suites.

Wondering what you’ll be doing while you’re here? Your specific course may be a little different, but this will give you an idea:

4 week sample itinerary

Program Pricing

All Prices are listed in Canadian Dollars (CAD)

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

Start DateEnd DateProgramAccommodationAvailabilitySix ShareQuad ShareTriple ShareTwin ShareSingle RoomInstruction Only
30-Nov-2428-Dec-244 weekWhite Gold ChaletAvailable$7,000$7,750$8,250$9,000$3,596
30-Nov-2428-Dec-244 weekValley ChaletAvailable$8,250$9,000$13,000$3,596
30-Nov-2428-Dec-244 weekDownhill HouseAvailable$8,125$8,700$9,400$3,596
30-Nov-2428-Dec-244 weekWintergreenAvailable$8,700$9,400$3,596
30-Nov-2428-Dec-244 weekTyndall StoneAvailable$8,700$9,400$3,596
30-Nov-2428-Dec-244 weekHotel SuiteAvailable$9,750*$13,500$3,596
18-Jan-2515-Feb-254 weekValley ChaletAvailable$8,250$9,000$13,000$3,596
18-Jan-2515-Feb-254 weekHotel SuiteAvailable$9,750*$13,500$3,596
15-Feb-2515-Mar-254 weekWhite Gold ChaletAvailable$7,000$7,750$8,250$9,000$3,596
15-Feb-2515-Mar-254 weekDownhill HouseAvailable$8,125$8,700$9,400$3,596
15-Feb-2515-Mar-254 weekWintergreenAvailable$8,700$9,400$3,596
15-Feb-2515-Mar-254 weekTyndall StoneAvailable$8,700$9,400$3,596
15-Feb-2515-Mar-254 weekHotel SuiteAvailable$9,750*$13,500$3,596
15-Mar-255-Apr-253 week**White Gold ChaletAvailable$5,300$5,800$6,200$6,650$2,697
15-Mar-255-Apr-253 week**Downhill HouseAvailable$6,300$6,700$7,100$2,697
15-Mar-255-Apr-253 week**WintergreenAvailable$6,700$7,100$2,697
15-Mar-255-Apr-253 week**Tyndall StoneAvailable$6,700$7,100$2,697


Instruction Only: You can join us for any program (excluding accommodation and lift pass) for $899 per week. We can also help you with a Season Pass or Epic Pass if you don’t have your own, just let us know.

Add-ons: You can add our catered package to any program for $70 per week. This includes 6 dinners/week delivered weekly to you accommodation, just heat and eat when it suits you!

Accommodation availability shown here is indicative only and does not reflect real-time availability. Please contact us for more information on current availability of any particular property.

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

** Late season program will be 3 weeks only, no AST.


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