Operator of a ski school


The diploma ski instructor training (state ski instructor training) is regulated by law. The legal basis for the training is anchored in the ordinance of the Federal Minister of Education on the aptitude tests, final examinations and qualifying examinations at federal sports academies, StF: BGBl. II No. 351/2011.

The implementation of the training courses for the diploma ski instructor examination is assigned to the state ski instructors associations. Therefore, registration is primarily done through the National Ski Instructors Associations or the Austrian Ski School Association. The national ski instructor associations and the state governments have agreed with the federal government that the state ski instructor training will be conducted at the federal sports academies. The Federal Ministry for Education, Science and Research has delegated the implementation of the training to become a state-certified ski instructor to the Federal Sports Academy Innsbruck.  

The application for admission must be submitted in good time before the start of the course. Please note the course dates advertised with the responsible office

Please enquire in advance at the responsible office (course fee).  


- completed state ski instructor training (snow sports instructor training)

- completed snowboard instructor candidate training

- Completion of the 18th year of age in the year of the final examination

- sports medical examination or official medical certificate about the health condition of the applicant (not older than 3 months)

- positively completed aptitude test (5 test drives)

- Special regulations on the entry into training for squad runners, sports students, Sports instructors, trainers Alpine skiing and foreigners are directly at the sports academy to ask. 


Approval shall be granted by written application to the competent body, accompanied by the necessary documents.  

Training contents:

Classes are divided into a total of two semesters (theoretical and practical parts). An integral part of the training is the "Euro-Test" and a comprehensive alpine training ("Euro-Security").

The polyvalent vocational training is an essential factor in the state ski instructor training in Austria. Participants receive not only an excellent education in alpine skiing and a comprehensive alpine education, but also high-quality training in snowboarding, Nordic skiing and alternative snow sports (trend sports).

In addition, graduates of the state ski instructor training program are given the opportunity to complete the ski guide training. 

Bundessportakademie BSPA Innsbruck- The competent training partner in sports

Authentication or signature of the application is not required.

An appeal is possible against rulings issued by an authority and shall be filed by the party within a four weeks term with the authority that issued the ruling of first instance (against rulings without investigation procedure within a two weeks term). The term starts with the receipt of the written copy of the ruling, in the case of oral pronouncement simultaneously with it.

The appeal shall indicate the ruling it contests, the authority that issued the ruling and contain a motion of appeal with the reasons. No more appeal is admissible if the party expressly waived the right of appeal after receipt or pronouncement of the ruling.

Each ruling contains instructions on the right to appeal and indicates the authority and the deadline for submission of such appeal. 

December 14th, 2020

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