Instructors’ training course (ZA)

The Swiss Ski School of Geneva organises training courses for good skiers/snowboarders wishing to take the different monitor’s exams with Jeunesse et Sport or to follow Swiss Snowsports formation (professional formation).


In a relaxed atmosphere where needs of each one are considered, you will discover the latest updates in methodology, pedadgogy, and technique.


The courses include 5 trainings on the week-ends. All our instructors’ courses are given by Experts of Snowsports.  The course is certified as “Swiss Snowsports Basis Course (“Formation d’admission ZA”).


The Swiss Ski School of Geneva organises 3 training sessions:

  • 30 Nov-04 Dec 2020, Region Adelboden BE
  • 16-31 Jan 2021, Les Diablerets VD
  • 06-21 Mar 2021, Les Diablerets VD (ski only)


More information on the Swiss Snowsports training pyramid>>


As part of your training, depending on your level and your qualifications, you may also integrate the team of our monitors in order to start your career in the teaching of snow sports. These courses are also intended for monitors who already have a qualification and wish to improve and/or prepare for superior certifications. Minimum age : 18 years of age during the calendar year. Language : French only.


For the younger ones (15-18 years)

Join our training course for assistant-monitors, the Young Teachers’ Academy


Dates and rates for the Instructors’ Training Courses 2020-2021 (ski & snowboard)



Session 1 (Nov-Dec 2020): 30.11.2020, 01.12.2020, 02.12.2020, 03.12.2020, 04.12.2020

Session 2 (Jan 2021): 16.01.2021, 17.01.2021, 23.01.2021, 24.01.2021, 31.01.2021

Session 3 (Mar 2021): 07.03.2020, 08.03.2020, 14.03.2020, 15.03.2020, 22.03.2020 (ski only)


Ski resorts

Session 1: Region Adelboden BE (Switzerland)

Sessions 2 & 3: Les Diablerets VD (Switzerland)


Registration deadline

10 days before the beginning of the first course

It is possible to enrol after the deadline with an additional fee of 5% of the total cost.



CHF 599.00 for the 5 days

The price only  includes 5 training days (training course only; ski-pass, accommodation and transportation are not included) and 2 official Swiss Snowsports training manuals.


For session 1 in Region Adelboden, acommodation and ski-pass can be booked as follows:

  • Hotel in Adelboden : CHF 99.00/night, double room & half board (CHF 120.00/night for a single room)
  • Ski-pass Elsigenalp-Metsch : CHF 185.00 for 5 days (minimum 10 participants)


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.