YES” Improving you’re skiing and snowboarding since 1994!

About YES Tours

YES has been operating instructor training courses in Whistler for the past 20 years! PJ O’Heany, the President and Founder of YES, has over 30 years’ experience in the instructor training industry, making him a mountain of knowledge and guidance. YES is a BASI Partner operator in North America offering exceptional training towards your BASI qualification in Whistler, Canada. 

The entire YES team lives and breathes Whistler life year round. You couldn't ask for more qualified resort experts.

Just Say YES!

Our professional instructor courses have certified over 3,000 skiers and snowboarders, and YES is one of the longest operating instructor training companies in the WORLD! Our courses have been specifically designed to offer a productive but enjoyable career break or gap year. For those looking to take their training to the next level, our extensive knowledge of the snow sports industry will give you the extra edge to help you kick start your dream career.

YES: often imitated but never equalled! We have seen other companies come and go over the years, looking to imitate what we offer however when it comes down to it, you just can’t surpass the YES standard. YES has some of the very best “heavyweights” of the ski instructor industry teaching on our program, ready to take your skiing to new heights! 

YES gives you the opportunity to gain multiple internationally recognized certifications in the same course, making you a more well-rounded, employable instructor! Just say YES. Make sure you are at the top of the hiring list with the YES professional training – in addition to CSIA and BASI instructor certification we offer Snow Park Training through the CSIA, Level 1 CADS (Canadian Association of Disabled Skiers) course, Recreational Avalanche AST1 and AST2 courses and Emergency First Aid Course. 

Whistler Resort

YES has always conducted its instructor courses in Whistler for a number of important reasons. 

1) Whistler is voted the number 1 ski resort in North America – come and see why!

2) The snow fall statistics don’t leave our clients standing in the dirt! We have a great snow base from November to May!

3) The vast and varied terrain on the mountains allows our students to grow and continually progress with their skiing ability – as you improve, the mountain keeps giving!


BASI Course Training

YES offers training towards your BASI Level 2, and the BASI course and assessment will run 18th - 29th April 2016. 

To undertake the BASI 2 certification you must have either: 

  • passed your BASI Level 1 and met the standard BASI Level 2 prerequisites 


  • hold CSIA Level 2 certification.

Please contact the YES team for more information. 

If you don’t yet meet the standard for the BASI level 2, you can also achieve your certification with YES by joining our 11 week program from 13th Feb – 30th Apr 2016. We will take you from an intermediate skier through to CSIA level 2 certified and onto your BASI level 2, and you will have the trip of a lifetime along the way! Contact YES for full details and pricing. 

Contact YES

For more information on all things YES please email us at [email protected] or visit our 

If you prefer to chat over the phone feel free to call us (or email us and we’ll call you!)

Ph: +1 604 905 2560

Skype: yesimprovement

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