Alpine Exam Certification Path

Alpine Level I Certification Path:

  • 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, in good standing
  • 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
ALPINE LEVEL I E-LEARNING COURSE


LEVEL I WORKBOOK


ALPINE EXAM GUIDE


ALPINE STUDY GUIDE

Alpine Level II Certification Path:

  • Be a current employee of a snowsports school
  • Completed a minimum of 150 hours of teaching/training
  • Be a current Level I Certified Member of PSIA-AASI, in good standing
  • Be current in continuing education credits – preferably with events that will help prepare candidate for exam
  • Before any on-snow portion, you must pass the Professional Knowledge Exam online with a minimum of 70%
  • Attain CS1 Professional designation prior to the Teaching Exam
  • A skiing or teaching clinic is recommended to help candidate prepare for exam, but is not required.
  • Successfully pass all three Performance Areas of the ON-SNOW SKIING EXAM:
    • Agility / Versatility
    • Mountain Skiing
    • Skiing at Skill Level
  • Once a candidate has shown competency and successfully completed a performance area, that success will be “banked” and is valid for life based on continuous active membership for that member. When a candidate is successful in each of the three performance areas, he/she will have passed the ON-SNOW SKIING EXAM, and that achievement will be good based on continuous active membership for that member.

  • Successfully pass both Modules of the ON-SNOW TEACHING EXAM:
    • Movement Assessment and Teaching
    • Creative Teaching
  • Once a candidate has shown competency and successfully completed a required modules, that success will be “banked” and is valid for life based on continuous active membership for that member. When a candidate is successful in each of the required modules, he/she will have passed the ON-SNOW TEACHING EXAM, and that achievement will be good based on continuous active membership for that member.

ONLINE EXAM INFO


ALPINE EXAM GUIDE


ALPINE STUDY GUIDE

Alpine Level III Certification Path:

  • Be a current employee of a snowsports school
  • Completed a minimum of 300 hours of teaching/training, of which 150 should be at advanced levels
  • Be a current Level II Certified Member of PSIA-AASI, in good standing
  • Be current in continuing education credits – preferably with events that will help prepare candidate for exam
  • Before any on-snow portion, you must pass the Professional Knowledge Exam online with a minimum of 70%
  • Attend a skiing or teaching prerequisite prior to the Teaching Exam:
    Skiing Prerequisites: Teaching Prerequisites:
    Level 3 Exam Prep @ Snow Pro Jam Level 3 Exam Prep @ Snow Pro Jam
    Level 3 Exam Prep – Skiing Level 3 Exam Prep – Teaching
    Level 3 Skiing College Level 3 Skiing College
    Advanced Bumps Coaching High End Skiing
    Gateway to Dynamic Skiing Children’s Specialist 2*
    Skiing 200 Freestyle Specialist 2
    Race Clinic Movement Analysis 201
    Spring Academy Stance & Alignment

    *If CS2 is selected, candidate is exempt from Children and Youth Module.

  • Successfully pass all three Performance Areas of the ON-SNOW SKIING EXAM:
    • Agility / Versatility
    • Mountain Skiing
    • Skiing at Skill Level
  • Once a candidate has shown competency and successfully completed a performance area, that success will be “banked” and is valid for life based on continuous active membership for that member. When a candidate is successful in each of the three performance areas, he/she will have passed the ON-SNOW SKIING EXAM, and that achievement will be good based on continuous active membership for that member.

  • Successfully pass both Modules of the ON-SNOW TEACHING EXAM:
    • Movement Assessment and Teaching
    • Creative Teaching
    • Children and Youth (not required if candidate has attained CS2)
  • Once a candidate has shown competency and successfully completed a required modules, that success will be “banked” and is valid for life based on continuous active membership for that member. When a candidate is successful in each of the required modules, he/she will have passed the ON-SNOW TEACHING EXAM, and that achievement will be good based on continuous active membership for that member.

ONLINE EXAM INFO


ALPINE EXAM GUIDE


ALPINE STUDY GUIDE

 

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