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Ski & snowboard instructor courses in Canada

Welcome to
Ski le Gap

We’re really excited to welcome you to our family!

As the original ski instructor training school, established in 1994, we are renowned for our all-inclusive ski and snowboard courses, specifically designed for gap years.

With a network of over 3000 past gappers and 25 seasons of operation, we’re confident we have the best ski or snowboard course for you, whatever your ability.

Our hand-picked, expert coaches work exclusively with you to achieve success in gaining instructor qualifications and personal growth, alongside an incredibly fun and sociable experience.

Why Ski le Gap?

Original provider

Est in 1994, we are the original provider of ski and snowboard courses, with a network of over 3000 past gappers and 25 seasons of operation. Ski le Gap sets the standard. We are the original and the best.

Exclusively in one resort

All our courses take place exclusively in the magnificent resort of Tremblant, allowing us to provide a highly personal service. Benefit from our local knowledge and relationships to enjoy a truly Canadian experience.

Dedicated staff

Our success lies in our dedicated staff both on and off the slopes. A family run business, there is always a member of staff on call 24/7 to ensure you have a great time.

Expert coaching

We have the most highly qualified instructors working exclusively for us. They are handpicked from the best in Canada, passionate about their sport and dedicated teachers and mentors.

 

Recognised qualifications & work experience

We provide the best platform for those wanting to become instructors, with qualifications from the Canadian system. The CSIA and CASI are globally respected and renowned for producing quality instructors. After qualifying, gain work experience teaching at the local ski school. 

Extensive, fun packed social program

We arrange lots of new experiences for you as part of our programmes. Weekly socials, weekend trips and activities make every minute of your time with Ski le Gap action packed and sociable.

 

Live and learn a new language and culture

Spending time in Mont Tremblant resort, on the east coast of Canada in the French speaking province of Quebec, allows you to immerse yourself in French Canadian culture and language.

All inclusive nature of courses

The all-inclusive nature of our courses is fundamental to the experience. Unique to Ski le Gap, everything is included in the price so everyone can join in with everything, creating a great group in resort.

 

Ski le Gap network

As well as achieving qualifications, transferable skills and having unforgettable experiences, you will gain lifelong friendships and become part of the Ski le Gap network.

Play

Having the best gap year is about living new experiences and growing personally.

With Ski le Gap you get to immerse yourself in the culture of French Canadian mountain life.

We will inspire you on and off the slopes – enjoy weekend trips, take language classes and keep the fun going with activities and weekly social events.

Learn

Join an amazing cohort of gappers learning to become ski and snowboard instructors.

You will be training to improve your technique on varied terrain while learning communication and teaching skills to gain accreditation as an instructor.

Coaching is from Level 4 instructors, the highest level of certification. Handpicked from the best in Canada, they are passionate about their sport and dedicated to your learning.

Teach

After qualifying as a Level 1 instructor you have the chance to gain work experience with the local snow school so you can put your newly acquired skills into practice, teaching alongside experienced pros.

You’ll gain leadership and communications skills that are highly valuable, as well as building self-confidence.

Practical experience always looks great on your CV.

Top Moose 🫎

Each week we award a top moose (like top dog… but we in Canada 🇨🇦) for the person who has stood out from the rest in all aspects, not just skiing ⛷️

This time we have @elliot_dee05 an amazing skier who has a focus and drive like no one else. Keep up the good work Elliot! 👍

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@james_b_22 giving us the low down of week 5 at the Gap!
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Gapper on the Gram! @izi.prothero giving us a day in the life of a gapper.
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Top Moose 🫎

Each week we award a top moose (like top dog… but we in Canada 🇨🇦) for the person who has stood out from the rest in all aspects, not just skiing ⛷️

This week we have the wonderful @perry_emily32 ! She has really been committing on her technical improvement along with bringing such a good atmosphere to the group! Well done Emily, keep being You! 🤙

#gapyear #skilegap #topmoose #topdog #weeklywinner #snowseason #winterwonderland #livingourbestlife #welldeserved #gapyearski #skiinstructor #skiinstructorlife #skiinstructorcourse #tremblant #canadianwinter #sowingthestoke #pinchmemoments #skiseason #chasingsnow #feelinggood
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Here is another gapper back with another weekly wrap up! Week 4 already 🔥

#SLG #skilegap #week4 #adventureofalifetime #gapcourse #ski #snow #snowboard #cold #tremblant #mountain #skiing #instructing #instructor #programme #lessons #gappers #uk #canada #training #csia
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With an amazing 100% pass rate for Level 1! A recap of our time so far is needed!!

#skilegap #gapyearlife #level1skiinstructor #letsski #winterwonderland #skiseason #pinchmemoments #sowingthestoke #ourbestlife #makingmemories #livingthedream #recap #tremblant #gapyearexperience #skiinstructor #skiinstructorlife #skiinstructorcourse #snowlover #dreamscometrue #thebesttime #friendsforever
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Good luck to everyone on their csia level 1 exams today!
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Week 3 of the gap with @jdah14 . A proper good week but we will let our gapper tell you all about it! 🤙

#skiinstructorcourse #skilegap #thegapisback #shitshirtnight #weeklywrap #skidays #letsski #wrapitup #monttremblant #skiinstructorlife #winterseason #ptitcaribou #skilovers #skiseason #sowthestoke #makingmemories #pinchmemoments #gapyear #gapyearlife #winterwonderland #winterfun #livingthedream #lifeisbeautiful #livingmybestlife
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Come and work with us 🏂

We are looking for a CASI level 3 or above instructor to come and work with us from the 12th February in the beautiful @monttremblant

Excellent pay rate, and accommodation can be provided.

Get in touch if you want to take part in this fantastic opportunity

@casiacms

#snowboardinstructor #snowboardinstructorjob #casiacms #casisnowboardinstructor #gapyear #snowboardjobs
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Ski & snowboard courses

Become a ski or snowboard instructor on your gap year in Canada