4 Week Instructor Clinic

4 Week Instructor Clinic

January 8th, 2024 - February 4th, 2024

The 4-Week Instructor Clinic is designed for someone looking for a fun and productive ski/snowboard training experience in a relatively brief amount of time. This program focuses on improving our students’ skills with the intent of successfully completing their Level 1 CSIA/CASI certification at Lake Louise Ski Resort. Students will have the opportunity to leverage their training and experience with Timberline into instructing positions both within Canada and around the globe for future seasons.

Timberline Academy is locally owned and operated so our students can expect a positive, team-based atmosphere with a high level of on the ground support from the ownership team. We make the extra effort to engage our students in the community through weekly group activities, like Hockey, family dinners and by participating in local volunteering initiatives.

Many of our students who enrol in this program stay on to work in Banff for the remainder of the ski season. Students are eligible to remain in Timberline accommodation for the remainder of the winter.

What’s Included:

  • Visa consultation
  • Airport pick-up
  • Transfer to Banff
  • Welcome dinner/social event
  • 4 Week's accommodation
  • Gear orientation/maintenance clinic
  • Gear discounts at select shops in Banff
  • CSIA/CASI Level 1 Training
  • CSIA/CASI Level 1 Exam
  • Ski pass*
  • Transportation to and from resort
  • Group trip to Kickinghorse Ski Resort
  • Avalanche Safety Training 1 certification

Extra Perks:

  • Weekly social events
  • 24/7 support and guidance from local owners
  • Hockey games
  • Curling

*A season’s ski pass to your home resort is included. An upgrade to include all three resorts can be made for a deeply discounted rate.

** Participants enrolled in this program are not eligible for a Student Visa.

Timberline Canadian Alpine Academy strives to deliver high quality learning experiences in outdoor settings. All of our instructors are highly certified and experienced in their respective disciplines. The goal of our program is mitigate risk of bodily injury as much as possible but the nature of learning in these environments means that risk can never be fully eliminated. Participation in any program at Timberline Canadian Alpine Academy comes with inherent risks and injuries can happen. Therefore, every student or participant should attend programming knowing that reality that accidents can occur.

Available Add-Ons:

  • CSIA/CASI Level 2 Exam
  • Avalanche Safety Training 2
  • CSCF Entry Level
  • CSCF Level 2
  • Wilderness First Responder
  • Discounted Heli-skiing
  • Whitewater raft/canoe guide training
  • Ice climbing


All of our students live in fully furnished apartments in the town of Banff. It is important to us that all of our students are able to cook and live independent, healthy lifestyles. 

Price: $6,950CAD + 5%GST

Registrations for January 2024 are now open!