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Powder Byrne - The Ultimate Ski Season

Becoming a qualified ski instructor, gaining valuable transferable work and life skills and challenging yourself in numerous winter sports activities, are just a few of the reasons for choosing to spend 18 weeks in the Swiss Alps this winter season…

Deciding what to do with your Gap year can be a challenge in itself, do you go with the fun option (you are only going to get one shot at this after all so why not make it memorable) or do you choose to take the opportunity to improve your CV and gain valuable skills that will put you ahead of the competition?

Heading out to the Swiss Alps with Powder Byrne for the winter season most definitely ticks both boxes!

The Piste 2 Profession course includes numerous adrenaline winter sports including professional tuition in:

  • Technical skiing
  • Freestyle skiing
  • Ice-climbing
  • Downhill and GS race coaching
  • Back-country expeditions
  • Snowboarding

Coupled with extensive training and work experience from industry leaders:

  • Ski instructors qualifications (Swiss and BASI)
  • Leisure and Tourism training and work experience with Powder Byrne
  • Lead your own ski classes
  • Snow patrol shadowing
  • Ski event experience – Burton Open / The Brits

you have the perfect combination for a once in a lifetime Gap year experience.

This is truly a once in a lifetime Gap year experience, click here to find out more.

In addition Powder Byrne also offer shorter courses for those wanting to improve their skiing, either for fun or to become a qualified ski instructor but can’t commit to the whole winter season:

BASI Level 1 Ski Instructors Course -  1 week intensive training followed by a week of assessment / qualification
BASI Level 2 Ski Instructors Course - 1 week of intensive training followed by 2 weeks of assessment / qualification
Freestyle Ski Course - professionally lead freestyle course incorporating Europe’s leading indoor freestyle academy and some of the best freestyle slopes in the Alps

For more details visit Powder Byrne.