Educating Adventures USA snowboarding course

Ever considered becoming a ski or snowboard instructor for a season? 

In just 4 weeks, you can make this a reality, with EA Ski & Snowboard Training's internship course in Northstar, USA. There is even a guaranteed job offer when you pass your course and are qualified!

The courses take place at Northstar California, which has a fantastic selection of man-made parks and pipes. The training staff are some of the best in the USA, led by Mike Hafer who is a member of the PSIA Western Demonstration Team and examining squad. Shaun White, the two-time Olympic champion in halfpipe, makes Northstar USA his primary training grounds. This is a once in a lifetime opportunity to live, work and ride at the same resort as the man himself!


When you arrive, you get an instructor starter kit and welcome pack with useful guides and goodies, plus your team clothing. You'll meet the experienced staff, including a programme manager who is available throughout your course. You get orientation, plus social events so you can meet the rest of your team.

Program Inclusions

Your career break includes 3-4 weeks of professional on-snow level 1 coaching and level 1 examination costs (PSIA accredited), plus:

  • Guaranteed job offer
  • World-class training
  • Your level 1 exam fees
  • Evening indoor technical and theory sessions
  • Annual membership to the PSIA
  • Resort season lift pass
  • Daily mountain transfers
  • Accommodation during the training portion of the course
  • Assistance finding accommodation for the season with other participants
  • Advice on equipment and Instructor discounts at selected local shops
  • Social events throughout the season
  • A program manager on hand to make your season a breeze!

You are guaranteed a job as long as you pass the interview and are eligible for a work visa. If you want to find out whether you qualify for this epic career break course, then click HERE. 

Start dates
November (to work until April)
Northstar, California, USA
4 weeks training
From US$5,975
US$15-$20 an hour
minimum fitness level.
What's included?
pre-departure support, in-country support, orientation, visas/paperwork, training, qualification, guaranteed job.
deals on flights and travel insurance, group meet package, social events, programme manager, team clothing, discounts on gear
Optional extras
Level 2 training and exams, freeride, avalanche and backcountry courses