Snowsport Leadership Training

Become a Ski or Snowboard Professional

Developing Well Rounded Skiers & Boarders… Building Strong Leaders

With a focus on versatile all mountain skiing and riding along with experiential education, Section 8 ski and snowboard instructor courses offer comprehensive training to complete Canadian Ski Instructors Alliance (CSIA), Canadian Association of Snowboard Instructors (CASI), Canadian Avalanche Association (CAA) certifications…. and so much more.

Big Changes are Coming to the S.L.T.

We are working hard to take the most comprehensive ski and snowboard instructor training program to the next level… Please check back soon for details!

Science Friction Project - Ski Technique Self Assessment Tool

Thinking of becoming a ski instructor?


  • Join the ‘Science Friction Club’ and get a little taste of what you’ll learn on a course…. don’t worry it’s FREE.
  • Troubleshoot your ski technique and learn to assess others with our downloadable skill assessment tool.
  • Receive cool ski tips and other snow sliding words of wisdom.
  • Get to know what Section 8 is all about and stay informed about camps, instructor training and mountain leadership courses.

Reasons to Take a Ski Instructor Course

You want to become a ski or snowboard pro.

Your office job is sucking the life out of you.

You’ve always wanted to do a full ski season.

You want to ski or ride better than all your friends.

You’re taking a gap year, career break or sabbatical

You like having fun…