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The Ski Club Leaders' Course

Become a Ski Club Leader

Anyone wanting to become a Ski Club Leader must take and pass the Ski Club Leaders’ course, a tailored two-week long training programme run by experienced mountain guides, instructors and Ski Club staff.

Ski Club Leaders’ course

Resort: Zermatt
Dates: 3rd December - 16th December 2016
Price: £2899

Course Content

  • On-snow leading – groups of all standards
  • Technique – on and off-piste
  • Ski standards – familiarisation with Ski Club profiles
  • Snowcraft – understanding and recognising different and changing snow structures
  • Safety – understanding transceivers and avalanche safety procedures
  • Promoting the Ski Club and resort PR
  • Administration procedures – daily and weekly tasks

Course price includes

  • Return coach transfers to/from Geneva or Zurich Airport
  • 4* half-board accommodation – twin share basis
  • Performance clinic – three half days skiing/snowboarding technique instruction by BASI instructors
  • Further training by mountain guides and BASI instructors
  • Leaders’ uniform – blue Ski Club jacket (Eider) 
  • Lift pass for duration of course

Not included

  • Personal insurance
  • Equipment as per Leaders’ equipment list – rucksack and contents
  • Two-day BASP First Aid Course in the UK (prior to Leaders’ course)

If you have any enquiries about the Leaders’ course email Owen Chapman, Leaders Department, at or call 020 8410 2011.