SBINZ Snowboard Level 1
The SBINZ Snowboard Level 1 Certification is the entry-level instructor’s course aimed at people interested in joining the snow sports industry. Instructors qualified at this level of certification can teach up to making first turns on beginner terrain, & entry level freestyle.
With Cardrona ITC you can sit your Level 1 as part of our Level 1 course, or as part of your pathway on the Level 1 & 2 course.
SBINZ Snowboard Level 2
The SBINZ Snowboard Level 2 Certification is aimed at instructors wanting to progress within the snow sports industry to teaching students at higher levels. The minimum requirement to sit the Level 2 Certification is Snowboard Level 1, or equivalent foreign qualification.
Instructors qualified at this level can teach anything up to carving on intermediate terrain, intermediate freestyle & an introduction to off-piste riding. At Cardrona ITC you can sit your Level 2 as part of our Level 2 only course, or after you’ve gained your Level 1 qualification on our Level 1 & 2 course.
SBINZ Snowboard Level 3
The SBINZ Snowboard Level 3 Certification is aimed at working instructors wanting to progress in the snow sports industry to teaching students in all-mountain & elementary terrain park situations. The minimum pre-requisite for the Level 3 Cert is SBINZ Level 2, or equivalent foreign qualifications, & the Children’s Teaching Certification.
The Cardrona ITC offers a specific training programme for Level 3 applicants to prepare them in the best way possible to sit their Level 3 exam.
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Otago Polytechnic Snowboard
The Cardrona ITC also runs the Otago Polytechnic Certificate in Snow Sport Instructing, which prepares mostly New Zealand-based students to become snowboard instructors. These students will have the opportunity to sit both the Level 1 & 2 NZSIA certifications. Learn more >