FAQ

1. Can every SSBS member buy the Swiss Ski Lift abonnements?

2. What is the ISIF stamp?

3. What are the advantages of being an SSBS member?

4. How do I become a SSBS member?

5. Can the SSBS help me in finding a job as snowboard instructor?

6. Does the SSBS have an influence on the minimum wage offered from the snowboard schools?

7. What is the ISIA stamp?

1. Can every SSBS member buy the Swiss Ski Lift abonnements?


Each active member who has paid their yearly SSBS member fee as well as done the bi-yearly repetition course (needs to be valid for the whole season, where the abonnement is bought for) can buy such an abonnement. The half-fare card is available for candidates who have passed at least the methodology module (ME) and the general card is avavailable for instructors who have passed at least the instructor module (IK)

2. What is the ISIF stamp?

The stamp of the International Snowboard Instructor Federation ISIF is provided to you free of charge together with your member card. Some ski areas offer reductions if you show your member card with the stamp.

3. What are the advantages of being an SSBS member?





By paying the yearly member fee of CHF 50.- as well as attending the bi-yearly repetition course you are an active member of the SSBS association. As an active member you have the following advantages:


  • possibility to buy the abonnements of the Swiss Ski Lift Association (half fare card as of methodology module (ME) as well as full fare card as of instructor module (IK).

  • you get all relevant information such as course flyer, newsletter, invitation to general assembly etc.
  • right to vote at the SSBS general assembly

4. How do I become a SSBS member?





All SSBS Instructors are automatically member of the SSBS if they pay the yearly member fee. For candidates the membership is volontary, they become a member if they pay the member fee invoice which is sent to them automatically. You can also become a member if you haven't done any courses with us. In this case, please contact us via email info@ssbs.ch or phone +41 81 384 0606.

5. Can the SSBS help me in finding a job as snowboard instructor?


If you are looking for a job as a snowboard instructor, it is best to contact the snowboard schools directly. You can find a list of all SSBS member schools on www.ssbs.ch. On our homepage you also have the possibility to browse through existing job offers or to place a job search advertisement yourself free of charge

6. Does the SSBS have an influence on the minimum wage offered from the snowboard schools?

No, the instructors negotiate their wage directly with the schools.

7. What is the ISIA stamp?


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