Do another season and train towards your BASI Level 3…
The opportunity to train towards your level 3 is now a reality. Those who are interested in a career in the ski instructor industry have a fantastic chance to achieve their goal. In Val d'Isere and Meribel Basecamp are partnerd with BASS (British Alpine Ski School). BASS conduct all the BASI 1 and 2 Ski Training and are responsible for training Basecampers to the required level to pass their level 1 and 2.
Throughout the season Basecampers have the chane to develop their relationship with BASS and their coaches. BASS offer between 4-6 scholarships to those that they feel are good candidates for a follow up season of training towards their BASI Level 3.
Upon passing the BASI Level 2, succesful candidates will be offered the scholarship by BASS. The Level 3 program involves returning to Val d'Isere or Meribel the following season to undertake training with the aim of being able to pass the BASI Level 3 Techinical. Level 3 scholars will spend the winter training with the BASS Level 4 coaches devloping their skiing over all areas of the mountain. At the end of the season skiers will sit the level 3 technical exam in Val d'Isere.
The 2013 season saw Elliot Stone (BASI Level 2 Basecamper, January – March 2012) on the program. The 2013/14 season will see Natasha Lewis-Oliver, Jack Blackmore, Sam Garnett, Simon Stauton-Collins, Declan Millane and Alex Dyer undertake the Level 3 training.
“The BASI Level 3 Scholorships are a fantastic opporutnity for those wishing to climb the ladder in the ski instructor world” – Steve Rickets, BASS Director, Val d'Isere, Tignes and Meribel.