CSIA Level 1 Courses


Big White Ski Resort hosts the CSIA Level 1 course; a skier’s first step into the world of instructing. Dates and registration details can be found below. Snowboarders wishing to get qualified should visit www.CASI-ACMS.com for more information.

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If you are a strong parallel skier, become a pro or learn to ski and teach like one! Participants are introduced to the CSIA’s innovative, effective skiing techniques and teaching methods. Offered ten times this season!

Register online at: www.snowpro.com/en/


  • Level 1 Courses are 3 days in duration and five (5) hours of lessons, they tend to run from Fridays to Sundays
  • On your 1st day, participant registration is at 8:30am at the Village Centre Mall Ski Board School desk . Be dressed ready to ski; lesson starts at 9:30am to 12:00pm, lunch from 12:00pm to 1:00pm, and back on snow from 1:00pm to 3:30pm
  • Saturday and Sunday at 8:45am meet your instructor at the Ski & Board School flags in front of the Village Center Mall (VCM), lessons leave at 9:00am to 11:30am, lunch from 11:30am to 12:30pm, and back on snow from 12:30pm to 3:00pm.

2024-25 Course Dates

Course Dates  Cost per session
December 6, 7, 8, 2024
December 14, 15, 16, 2024
January 3, 4, 5, 2025
January 10, 11, 12, 2025
January 24, 25, 26, 2025
January 29, 30, 31, 2025
February 5, 6, 7, 2025
February 14, 15, 16, 2025
February 28, March 1, 2, 2025
March 17, 18, 19, 2025
March 21, 22, 23, 2025
April 4, 5, 6, 2025

*Prices do not include tax and are subject to change without notice. Lift ticket not included see Tickets for lift ticket rates. Level 1 courses are 3 days in length. 

Helpful Info

  • Course participants receive 50% off lift tickets.

For information on Canadian Association of Snowboard Instructors Level 1 courses, please visit the CASI website www.casi-acms.com

For Entry Level ski coaching courses with the Canadian Ski Coaches Federation visit the CSCF website www.bcalpine.com.

For Level 2 courses and higher with the CSIA, CASI and the CSCF, more information is available at www.snowpro.com.


Contact us to register:

Direct: 250-491-6101
Toll Free: 1-866-491-9040

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