Gapski ski instructor courses

Gapski is the most affordable ski instructor training course available.

The 10 week course runs during the winter season and is based in Tignes, France, part of one of the greatest ski areas on earth, Tignes - Val d'Isere.

Gap year, Career break or a season in the French Alps

The ultimate Tignes & Val d'Isere Instructor Course.

2020 course runs; 11th Jan 2020, 10 weeks.

2021 course runs; 9th Jan 2021, 10 weeks.

Train for your BASI Level 1 and Level 2

By joining Gapski you can set yourself on a new career path in the ski industry or simply have the experience of a life time while becoming a better skier and gaining a recognised qualification as a ski instructor.

Gapski and BASI

You will be trained through the British Association of Snowsports Instructors (BASI) exam system gaining a BASI Level 1 and Level 2 qualifications on successful completion of the course. BASI is the governing body responsible for the training and grading of British Instructors. A BASI Level 2 qualification allows you to teach in many places in the world, including the UK, most of Europe, New Zealand and the Americas. BASI qualifications are held in high international  regard with the top levels equalling the French, Austrian and Italian Diploma’s.

Our Ski Instructor course is only run in Tignes / Val d’Isere - we are the specialists

Training from TDCski - the development centre.

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to get full details of what you get on a Gapski course.

What level of skier do I need to be?

Gapski requires you to be able to ski parallel confidently, coping with a variety of conditions, and have completed roughly 10 weeks skiing on snow, ski confidently on red runs in any conditions, being able to make rhythmical turns close to the fall line at a steady pace. Be confident to ski in control in off-piste conditions. If you are interested in joining the course you will be put in contact with one of our trainers. He will ensure that you are of the appropriate standard and will be able to answer any questions you may have.

We are now taking bookings for the 2020 course.

Click here to go to the Winter Sports Company booking site where you can book your Gapski course.

Gapski - TDCski
Gapski Tignes - Eye of the Needle
Gapski Tignes - Chardonnet
BASI Partner
The Winter Sports Company Tignes

Why Gapski ?

Gapski gives you:

- training from TDCski
- Training from BASI trainers fully qualified BASI L4’s


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Gapski is a recognised BASI Partner and approved by the British Association of Snowsport Instructors (BASI) to promote and sell specified BASI courses.

Gapski and TDCski -
the development centre

Gapski is proud to be in association with TDCski - the development centre, one of Europe’s leading independent ski school’s and coaching centres. All the Gapski training is from TDCski coaches, who are highly experienced and qualified to BASI Level 4.

With 6 BASI trainers on the team the TDCski training will ensure that you reach your full potential and gain the most possible from your time with us.
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TDCski - the development centre,

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