COVID19: If the courses cannot be held due to closings (ski resorts / hotels / travel restrictions), you have the option of a credit or a refund of the amount paid. If you cannot participate due to official travel restrictions or a positive COVID19 test, you also have the option of a credit or a refund.

1. How is the SSBS formation organised?

1. How is the SSBS formation organised?

The formation to become a snowboard instructor or snowsports instructor is mainly a methodic / didactic formation, which focuses on how to teach and learn the snowboard specific movements. The formation is divided in various modules:

  • admission course / Rookie Coach

  • methodology module (ME)

  • technique module (TE)

  • emergency management (NM) or Swiss Samaritan Course

  • security & rescue (SR)

  • instructor module (IK)

Additional to the modules mentioned above the following modules are needed for the swiss federal certificate "snowsports instructor":

  • backcountry riding & touring (VT)

  • tourism & law (TR)

  • elective module Ski, Air&Park, Freeride (WM)

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