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 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 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

 

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