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Alpine Level 2 Teaching & People Skills

Date: Friday, February 2, 2024 from 8:00 am – 3:30 pm
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Event Type: Certification Exam

Location: Mission Ridge Ski & Board Resort

Registration Information:
– Cost: $175.00
– CEUs: 6

Prerequisites: Current PSIA-AASI Membership, Alpine Level I Certification, Alpine Level II Professional Knowledge Exam

Registration Deadline: Sunday, January 14, 2024, 11:59 pm

Online Registration: CLOSED

Offline Registration: Contact the region office.

Course Description:

Ready for the next certification step? Have prepared and are ready to see where you are in your journey? The Alpine Level II exam is attained with successful completion of the online professional knowledge exam, the technical module and the people/teaching module (the latter both will have bits of movement analysis intertwined throughout the day, as well as professionalism and self-management).

In order to register for the on-snow portion of the exam, you need to have completed the Alpine Level II online professional knowledge exam – 30 days before the on snow. It can be found at LMS.thesnowpros.org (login with your user name and password). If you have not previously set up an account in the LMS.thesnowpros.org, please email of text us to set it up for you – 206.244.8541, or info@psia-nw.org.

Make sure you are familiar with the Alpine Standards (what you are assessed to), and know the Alpine Certification Guide (the exam process). In the cert guide you will find your teaching topics and a video outlining the Level 2 online teaching session before the on snow exam.

Best wishes on your certification journey.

Please note, the calendar reflects Pacific time zone.

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Exam Modules in Entirety

Please note, to complete your certification, all modules, including the professional development online exam, have to be successfully completed in the Northwest, partial modules completed in another region do not cross over.

Know Ahead

Make sure you are familiar with, and know, the appropriate section(s) of the Alpine Certification Guide and the National Alpine Standards. And that you have talked with your trainer on expectations and your readiness for the exam.

Member Lift Ticket Support – Thank You!

Mission Ridge Resort is generously supporting this program by providing lift tickets only for those who do not hold a season pass at the area, PSIA-NW thanks Mission for its support of the instructors and their continuing education. Tickets will be handed out by the examiners at the meeting place. Lift tickets are for you only, not to be re-sold, re-distributed in any fashion; any misuse may be subject to a fine and penalty from the area as well as appropriate sanctions by the organization.