Course Dates

If you are interested in a course, get your application in! Even if a course is full, there is no reason not to lodge an application: there may be a last minute opening; a second course may run; you will be first in line for the next available course.

Download Application Forms For:

Climbing Guide

Ski Guide
IFMGA
Log Exemplar

Ski Level 2, Climb Level 2, ATG and HIG Application Forms are on their Prerequisites page.

Applications accepted in chronological order - early applications advised.  For all courses, completed applications must have been received at least 8 weeks prior to course start.

Late applications may be accepted on a space available basis but must be accompanied by full payment. Contact admin@nzmga.org.nz for details.

information last updated 1 February 2017


Course Dates 2017

Course Dates Course Application Close
Feb 27 - Mar 5
Snow and Ice Guide Training Course 31 Dec 16 - CLOSED
Mar 6 - 19
Climbing Guide Assessment
09 Jan 17 - CLOSED
Mar 20 - 25 Alpine Trekking Guide Assessment
19 Jan 17 - CLOSED
Apr 10 - 13
Hard Ice Guide Assessment
29 Jan 17
Jul 25
Technical Ski Exam 30 May 17
Jul 27 - 30
Ski Guide Training Course
30 May 17
Sep 11 - 24
Ski Guide Assessment Course 30 May for level 1, 17 Jul for lvl 2
Spring - dates TBC Alpine Trekking Guide Assessment TBC
Nov 13 - 19
 Snow and Ice Guide Training Course

18 Sep 17

Nov 30 - Dec 3 Hard Ice Guide Assessment 05 Oct 17
Dec 6 Rock Exam 11 Oct 17
Dec 7 - 10
Rock Guide Training Course 11 Oct 17