SSBS Instructor Snowboard

How to become a Swiss Snowboard Instructor

We recommend that you plan 2-3 years for the SSBS Instructor Snowboard education program. The overview displays the required modules including information about prerequisites, content, qualification, costs, and duration.


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About the Qualifications

To get the Swiss Snowboard Instructor SSBS certificate you have to successfully complete the following modules:


Rookie Coach (ZA)

Methodology Module (ME)

Technique Module (TE)

Safety & Rescue (SR)

Emergency Management (NM)

Internship (P2)

Instructor module (IK)

Rookie Coach

The Rookie Coach / Admission course gives you access to the instructor program and gives you insight into the program's structure.

Duration: 5 days


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Methodology Module

The Methodology Module is the first module after the Admission course, on the path to becoming a SSBS instructor. The module consists of an in-depth technical part and an introduction to the methodology.

Duration: 8 days

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Technique Module

The technique module is the second module after the methodology module, on the path to becoming a SSBS instructor. 

The exam day is for candidates who have completed the technique module at the school.

Duration: 9 days or 1 day


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Safety & Rescue

Intensive safety and rescue training. The module is mandatory for graduation to becoming a SSBS Instructor.

Duration: 4 days

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Emergency Management

The emergency management course includes first aid in case of accidents and medical emergency situations in snowsports.

Duration: 2 days

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Instructor module

Technique training block in intensive workshops, including jump training. Theory, methodology, and technique exam.
Duration: 11 days

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Re-Examination Methodology

The Methodology re-examination is for candidates who have not passed the methodology examination in the instructor module. 
Duration: 2 days

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Re-Examination Technique

The Technique re-examination is for those candidates who have not passed the technique exam in the Instructor module.  
Duration: 2 days

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