New Zealand Certificate in Introductory Snowschool Instruction (Applied)

Otago Polytechnic

Subject area

Sport and Recreation Activities


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Entry requirements


About the course

What can I expect out of this qualification?

This qualification will provide the snowsport industry with individuals who have applied skills and competencies to operate independently as instructors in the New Zealand snowschool environment.

The strands allow snowschool instructors to specialise in the instruction of introductory ski, snowboard, telemark or cross-country skills for all age groups.

This qualification includes embedded internationally recognised technical New Zealand snowsport instruction industry awards for ski, snowboard and telemark strands.

What graduates earn

Graduates who studied Sport and Recreation at this level can earn:


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Data as at November 2022

Contact details

Main Campus Office

Free phone: 0800 762 786
Phone: (03) 477 3014
Fax: (03) 471 6870

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