Qualification Information: Snowboard Level 2 Instructor

*35 hrs of shadowing/teaching must be completed and submitted to the BASI Office 5 days prior to commencing the Snowboard Level 2 Instructor course. Ideally these hours should be teaching on a dry slope or indoor slope or shadowing an instructor in a snowsport school in Europe.

Please Note: Your licence will not be valid without a minimum of a BASIC Criminal Record Disclosure, click here or a Valid First Aid & Emergency Certificate, click here. Your licence needs to be Refreshed at least 1 day every 3 years, click here.

Re-assessments must be taken within 2 years of the date of the course failed, otherwise the candidate will be required to pay for and attend the whole course again.

If a candidate fails both the Teaching and the Technical elements of the course, they must retake the whole 10 day Level 2 course.

If a candidate fails the Teaching or Technical element of the course, they can book onto a 5 day Refresher/L2 Re-assessment course.

NB: Places for UKAIs and Level 2 Teaching re-assessments will be limited to 2 per group of 10 students.

If a candidate fails the 5 day Re-assessment course twice, they must complete the whole 10 day Level 2 course again.

Any candidate who needs to take a 1 week re-assessment is not allowed to book onto 1 week of the 10 day course but must book onto the 5 day re-assessment course.

Entry Criteria
Students should arrive with an understanding of both the technical and teaching philosophy of BASI. 

The following pre-requisites must be met before attending an Snowboard Level 2 Instructor course. Students must have:  

  • Successful completion of the Snowboard Level 1 Instructor Qualification 
  • An additional 35 hours of Snowsports School Experience is required between completion of the Snowboard Level 1 Instructor course and attendance of the Snowboard Level 2 Instructor course  

By the end of the course successful students will be able to ride to the level required, have the knowledge, ability and understanding to teach snowboarding in a variety of situations. On completion of the course students will be issued with a written report. The Snowboard Level 2 Instructor can teach all aspects of the snowboarding central theme up to and including basic turning within the confines of a patrolled area. Individuals who do not reach the required level may be required to resit all or part of the course.