PSIA Level 1 Ski Instructor Training Course
PSIA Level 1 Ski Instructor Qualification
Active offer the PSIA Level 1 ski instructor training & assessment qualification course utilising the American Rockies, the Austrian Alps and the UK in the Highlands of Scotland. This course delivers an internationally recognised ski instructor qualification allowing successful candidates to teach beginner and intermediate skills in an Alpine environment.
The PSIA Level 1 ski instructor qualification consists of an assessment of basic skiing skills, teaching skills, and professional knowledge. Consisting of technical and mechanical knowledge as well as guest services, PSIA, the ski industry, and risk management. The assessment is a three day program consisting of a combination of training and evaluation. The first day will be dedicated to training and coaching the candidates in their areas of need(s). During the second day an assessment as to the candidate’s ability to meet the Level I National Standard will be made. Candidates should certainly be prepared to lead the group through some basic ski instruction scenarios. The PSIA level 1 ski instructor training course is not only recognised in Scotland, and the UK, it is globally renown and internationally recognised across the world.
During any training, Active coaches will provide a constant personal development programme including video feedback sessions to make sure you are fully prepared for the exam. In addition, teaching sessions, stepping stones, ski school shadowing, mountain safety, ski maintenance, bumps and piste performance will be coached.
- Be 16 years of age, or older.
- Be a current employee of a Snowsports School.
- Completed a minimum of 50 hours of teaching/training.
- Be a current Registered Member of PSIA-AASI.
- Complete the Alpine Level I E-Learning Course prior to exam.
- The Level I Workbook is recommended prior to exam.
- Successfully pass an on snow exam