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We offer training courses for individuals wanting to learn about looking after their own equipment through to ski technicians wanting to work in resort or retail environments.

Our ski and snowboard technician courses come in a variety of flavours, and can be fully customised to suit the requirements of an individual or employer. If you are intending to look after your own equipment or take more of an interest in what is under your feet our Individual course will be ideal. For those wanting full training in preparation for working in a winter sports environment, then our certificated course is for you. These can also be combined with our boot technician and custom footbed technician courses for the ultimate training programme.


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SKI TECHNICIANS TRAINING MODULE
- CERTIFIED


DURATION: 1 DAY
CERTIFICATED: YES, CERTIFICATE PROVIDED 
COST: £175 per person 
(Or combine with Boot Fit Course for £325)

This course is for those wanting to prepare for employment in a ski/snowboard shop, whether in resort or the UK. Getting a job in a winter sports workshop is highly rewarding and also very difficult without any prior experience. We offer this course to give you that initial experience, and lay foundations for you to become a fully competent and much loved ski tech! This course is certificated, and we also hold records of all attendees and offer confirmations to potential employers of your attendance at no additional cost.

Introduction to ski techs role
Health And Safety in a winter sports workshop
Ski and Snowboard construction and technology
New Ski Preparation
Stage 1 - Inspection
Stage 2 - Preparation and Repairs (inc grinding)
Stage 3 - Waxing techniques and selection
Stage 4 - Finishing techniques
Stage 5 - Free practice of techniques and Q&A
Ski and Snowbaord care and storage
Conclusion and issue of certificate

For available dates see our booking calendar. For corporate organisations looking to train season workers, we can tailor the course to suit your specific requirements. Please contact us with your requirements so that can develop a customised module for you.

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INDIVIDUAL SKI & SNOWBOARD TECH COURSE


DURATION: 3-4 HOURS
COST: £100 per person

This course is for individuals wanting to learn more about looking after their own equipment. Although labelled as an individual course, we do allow small groups of friends (4 maximum) to attend at the same time. This smaller format allows us to cover a spectrum of topics in a short time, and tailor the course to the attending individuals. We can also use the individuals skis or snowboard as part of the training process.

This course is for those wanting to prepare for employment in a ski/snowboard shop, whether in resort or the UK. Getting a job in a winter sports workshop is highly rewarding and also very difficult without any prior experience. We offer this course to give you that initial experience, and lay foundations for you to become a fully competent and much loved ski tech! This course is certificated, and we also hold records of all attendees and offer confirmations to potential employers of your attendance at no additional cost.

Introduction 
Ski and Snowboard construction and technology 
Stage 1 - Inspection 
Stage 2 - Preparation and Repairs (By hand) 
Stage 3 - Waxing Skis & Snowboards 
Ski and Snowboard care and storage 
Setting up a home DIY workshop 

We can offer a degree of flexibility on dates for these courses, which we tend to run off-season. Weekends are available, so to enquire about making a booking please contact us.