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For skiers and snowboarders with ability levels 6-7 snowboardingSki lessons


Altitude Futures in Verbier is offering you the chance to become a qualified ski or snowboard instructor. Our 10 week training courses provide you with the opportunity to gain your level 1 and 2 BASI (British Association of Snowsport Instructors) ski or snowboard instructor license, first aid qualification and practical teaching experience whilst skiing or boarding in one of the top resorts in the world.

“The Altitude Futures gap students are the most successful and strongest group I have ever been with in 16 years of being a BASI trainer.”

Andy Lockerbie – CEO of BASI


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The Altitude Futures 10 week Verbier Gap Year Programme is famous for:

• 100% satisfied gap students
• Highest pass rate in the Alps
• Up to 40% off skis, boots and boards
• 10 weeks accommodation in Verbier
• Over 210 hours of on snow coaching
• 40 hours of video debriefs and lectures
• Work experience with Altitude School
• Gain your BASI level 1 and 2 licence
• Work after the course
• The ‘Pub Mont Fort’ discount card

Altitude is the only officially recognized Ski and Snowboard School in Verbier to run its own Gap Year Programme.

Last season on successful completion of the course, many of our gap students extended their Verbier experience by working as instructors for Altitude Ski and Snowboard School, the premier BASI Affiliated Verbier Ski and Snowboard School.

In addition to the course there are lots of other options and things to do in and around Verbier.

• Learn French
• Visit the chocolate factory
• Freeride camps
• Prepare for the next level BASI level 3 (ISIA)
• Learn to Paraglide
• Work for Altitude Snowsport School or Interski in Italy
• Race training camps
• Overnight stays in mountain huts

Check out the Altitude Futures Web Site for full details about Verbier’s premier gap course.


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