Alpine course, Ski & Snowboard

Date: Sat, 22.04.2023 till Sat, 29.04.2023

Arrival day: 3:00 p.m. to 6:00 p.m. Check-in at the hotel, followed by dinner and the opening of the course

Departure day: The exams take place on the last day of the course. Departure takes place in the afternoon after the ceremony. If a participant needs an additional night in the hotel, please organize this yourself.

Course language: English

Requirements: Austrian Licence: Skilehrer Anwärter (Level 1+2) and LS1 (Level 3-part 1) or Snowboardlehrer Anwärter (Level 1+2) and Snowboard Landeslehrer (Level 3) or a licence from another country: Ski Instructor minimum Level 3 (ISIA stamp standard) or Snowboard Instructor minimum Level 3 (ISIA stamp standard).

Please bring all your certificates in original version to the course.

Accommodation: Hotel Lukashansl, A-5671 Bruck an der Glocknerstraße, Salzburgerstraße 1, Phone: +43 6545 7458,

  • 2-3 bed rooms incl. bathroom and toilet in the room
  • Half board including: breakfast and dinner
    • Breakfast with regional products
    • Multi-course dinner
    • Salad buffet
  • Theory rooms for training
  • Free parking or parking garage
  • Free WIFI

Packages and services:

  • Course only: 820€
    • 7 course days, course and exam fee
  • Course incl. lift pass: 1120€
    • 7 course days, course and exam fee, 7 day lift pass
  • Course incl. hotel: 1190€
    • 7 course days, course and exam fee, 7 nights hotel incl. half board, 2-3 bed rooms
  • Course including hotel & lift pass: 1490€
    • 7 course days, course and examination fee, 7 days lift ticket, 7 nights hotel incl. half board, 2-3 bed room

Optional at extra charge: accident insurance, travel and cancellation insurance

Arrival and departure: The travel to and from the course location and the ski area is to be organized by the participants themselves. The travel time from the hotel to the ski area is between 5 and 15 minutes (depending on the ski area). If you arrive without a car or with public transport, we will organize a transport to the ski area and back for you. Unfortunately, it is not possible to use public transport because there is no direct connection to the Kitzsteinhorn ski area. The surcharge is 80€ for the entire duration of the course (taxi or bus). You can find more information on this in our FAQs "How do I get from the hotel to the ski area and back again?": (How do I get from the Hotel to the ski area and back again?)

Schedule: between 9am and 3pm practical training on snow. The theory lessons will take place in the hotel in the afternoon and/or evenings.

The practical and theoretical exams will take place on the last 2 days of the course (last minute alterations to the examination schedule could be possible due to unforeseen weather conditions).

Recognition: The Snowsports Academy is the only association in Austria that offers courses and examinations in both German and English. However, it is important to note that with examinations in English, an official certificate cannot be issued according to the guidelines of the Austrian Ski School Association, and working in Austria is only possible with corresponding knowledge of German and passing a German language examination. Nevertheless, an international certificate from the Snowsports Academy enables working in many countries. For further inquiries, please reach out to our office.

Terms of payment: A deposit of 20% of the total price has to be paid at the time of registration. The remaining balance has to be paid at least 20 days before the beginning of the course, there will not be a payment reminder to do so. For those who register on a course less than 20 days before the course begins, the total price is due immediately.

Cancellation insurance: If you wish to cancel your course booking before the course starts, you will incur cancellation costs. By taking out cancellation insurance the amount paid can be secured (insurance partner: Europäische Reiseversicherung AG). More information of what the costs are and how much the insurance covers can be found here "Participation & Cancellation conditions" and the following link:

Accident insurance: For an extra € 28 it is possible to book an accident insurance (including helicopter rescue). One reason why we strongly recommend buying this insurance is that these education courses fall into the category of "professional event" which, in our experience, could nullify the cover from some insurance companies. More information and benefits from our accident insurance can be found here "Participation & Cancellation conditions".

Disclaimer: Neither the organizer nor the instructors, trainers, responsible persons, guides, except caused deliberately or due to gross negligence, guarentee for accidents and damages to people or things who originate to the participant or third parties.

Registration deadline / Minimum number of participants: Upon reaching the maximum number of participants, the deadline for registration can be brought forward. If there are fewer than 8 applications for this course, the organiser reserves the right to cancel the course.

To wear a helmet and a LVS is obligated!

Please take a notice of the equipment list!

Course data

Begin: Sat, 22.04.2023 (Arrival day)
End: Sat, 29.04.2023 (Departure day)

Registration start date: Sat, 20.08.2022
Registration deadline date: Mon, 03.04.2023

Course price: from 820.00 EUR
Due on: Sat, 01.04.2023

Place: Kitzsteinhorn

Registration deadline!

Unfortunately, the registration deadline for the course has already passed. For remaining space requests, please send an email to office(xmsAt)snowsports(xmsDot)at.

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