Teachers Academy

Teachers Academy (from 16) & Teachers Academy junior (15-18)


Prepare for the certified training courses, improve your technique and have an introduction to methodology and pedagogy

  • Teachers Academy (from 16): preparation course for the certified training courses
  • Teachers Academy junior (15-18 ): training course for assistant-monitors for teenagers

The ESS Genève can change the groups according to the level of each participant. Depending on the level and the number of participants, the 2 groups can be gathered.


  • Intensive ski/snowboard in a relaxed sportive atmosphere (good level required, equivalent to Red King SSLE min.)
  • Little groups with qualified instructors
  • Introduction to the Swiss Snowsports pedagogy and methodology
  • Information and orientation on the Swiss Snowsports et Jeunesse + Sport training courses
  • Technical training according to the needs of each one, freestyle (snowpark, tricks on the slope, etc..), slalom (ev.)
  • Opportunity to assist the instructors of the Swiss School of Geneva in the group classes  (depending on avaibility and evaluation of the training manager)
  • A participation certificate is provided at the end of the session
  • Language : French (the lessons are given in French, but most of our instructors also speak English)


The Swiss Ski School of Geneva also has the Instructors Training Course ZA for skiers/snowboarders from 18 years of age. More information about the Instructors Training Course ZA 


Some useful information


Dates: 15.01.2023, 22.01.2023, 29.01.2023, 05.02.2023, 12.02.2023, 05.03.2023


Ski resort: Les Diablerets VD (Switzerland)


Meeting point

Rive Gauche (left bank) – Centre Sportif de Vessy (Route de Vessy 29)

Rive Droite (right bank) – Nations (Avenue de la Paix 9)



Meeting time: 07:30 am in Geneva

Back in Geneva at ca. 06:30 pm


Age (in 2023)

Teachers Academy: from 16

Teachers Academy junior: 15-18 years old


Price: CHF 1’199.00

The price includes lessons with a qualified instructor, transportation by bus, ski-pass, hot meal for lunch , 1 official Swiss Snowsports manual and the “Snow Academy” card (depending on the technical level).


Registration deadline: 7 days before the beginning of the series. (It is possible to enrol after the deadline with an additional fee of 5% of the total cost.)


The helmet is mandatory


Nota Bene: Think about the cancellation insurance.

As of 29 days before the first course/outing, NO REFUND (even in case of an accident, illness or force majeure) will be allowed if a cancellation insurance has not been concluded at the moment of the booking.