Instructor Training Course
The Instructor Training Course at Blue Mountain Resort provides instructor candidates an opportunity to meet with other applicants, talk with our seasoned instructors, and learn all about teaching basics & techniques you will use on and off the snow.
Interested in being an Instructor?
Do you LOVE to ski or snowboard? Do you want to share that love with others? Do you want to earn money, a season pass and other cool benefits? If you answered YES then Blue Mountain Resort wants YOU! Blue Mountain Learning Center is looking for ski and snowboard enthusiasts for the 2017-2018 winter season. You do not have to be an expert; we'll train you! We invite friendly, outgoing individuals to fill out an application at www.skibluemt.com, then interview at one of our job fairs, Thursday, October 19th from 3-8pm or Saturday, November 11th from 10am-3pm. If you can't make either of these dates, email email@example.com to arrange for an interview.
2017-2018 Instructor Training Course Information
Blue Mountain Resort's ITC is a 3-day event and you must attend all three sessions!
Indoor Session: Saturday, December 2 from 9am to 5pm (no equipment needed).
On-the-Snow Sessions: December 9th & 10th from 9am to 5pm in the Valley - Be sure to check your email! Bring your equipment and dress for a day on the snow - weather permitting, if we need to postpone this we will let you know.
Location: in the Adventure Center (Tubing Building) - please bring a lunch for these dates, as the cafeterias may not yet be open.
- Improving personal riding/skiing
- Teaching basic skills to beginners
- Instructing children
- Managing classes
- Understanding and utilizing different learning styles
- Being safe on the mountain and sharing the Responsibility Code
- And so much more!
The cost is $60, which includes instruction and daily lift tickets. This fee is applied towards the jacket deposit for those who join the team and will be refunded to those in a gift card when you return your jacket at the end of the season.
The clinicians teaching the course are all certified with the PSIA (Professional Ski Instructors of America) or AASI (American Association of Snowboard Instructors) and have been teaching skiing or snowboarding for many years at Blue Mountain Resort.
After the course, applicants will receive daily lift tickets to shadow experienced instructors at times most convenient for them. Once they successfully teach their own lesson(s), they will become full members of our team and receive their own season passes and many other Blue Mountain perks!