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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: Tignes
Provisional date: December 2014
Price: TBC

Watch the Leaders' Course video on Ski Club TV



Course Content

  • On-snow leading – groups of all standards
  • Technique – on and off-piste
  • Ski standards – familiarisation with Ski Club standards
  • 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 Airport
  • 3* half-board accommodation – twin share
  • 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 (Peak Performance) and Ski Club hat
  • 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 Cesca Louveaux, Leaders Department, at leaders@skiclub.co.uk or call 020 8410 2039.