Coach and Instructor Training Programmes

Become a Coach, Instructor or Leader

Many of us enjoy the sport so much that they can’t resist trying to persuade others to take up the sport, very often getting involved in coaching, teaching or leading. Developing people’s skills is very rewarding and helps to improve your performance as well. Centres are always looking out for staff and are keen to assist their development.

Snowsport Wales manages and delivers The UK Snowsport Awards and as such provides a training and qualification programme for aspiring Instructors, Coaches and Leaders wishing to work throughout the UK through Clubs, Facilities and upon an individual basis. The courses are recognised throughout Great Britain.

Starting up in the Coach Awards Scheme involves firstly registering with a course – click here. To start your training you need to be at least 14yrs old and to be over 16yrs old prior to qualifying.


UKSS Course Structure

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Training Programmes

We run a range of coach and instructor training courses at our accredited training centres throughout Wales, which include up to a year’s free membership.  Please check back regularly for updates or contact with any specific requirements.

INSTRUCTOR COURSESCourse OverviewLocationDateCostBook Now
Ski Foundation Instructor (L1)Cardiff24/25 September 2022£199
Snowboard Foundation Instructor (L1)Cardiff8/9 October 2022£199
Ski Instructor (L2)TBCTBCTBCTBC
Snowboard Instructor (L2)TBCTBCTBCTBC
PERFORMANCE COACH COURSESCourse OverviewLocationDateCostBook Now
Park & Pipe Performance Foundation Coach (L1)TBCTBCTBC
Alpine Foundation Performance Coach (L1)TBCTBCTBC
For a list of UK Snowsport Courses running in England click here
For a list of UK Snowsport Courses running in Scotland click here

Want to get involved?

Excited by the prospect of Winter Sports? Get along to one of the slopes or clubs in Wales…