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CSIA Level 1

December 14, 2018 TO December 16, 2018

Ever wanted to be a Ski Instructor? Getting your CSIA LEVEL 1 is the first step.

Dates: December 14,15,16

Location: Baldy Mountain Resort

Cost: $425 Full Course , $199 Re-test

Registration: CLICK HERE or Contact Dan and Baldy Snowsports at 250-498-4086 or email snowschool@skibaldy.com

Level 1 Certification Description

The Level 1 ski instructor certification is for any competent parallel skier, aged 15 years or older, and seeking to work as a ski instructor. The Level 1 candidate can expect to be exposed to a variety of terrain, snow conditions and terrain features.

The 3 day level 1 course is an introduction to ski teaching, CSIA technique and methodology, and the role of ski teaching within the ski industry. It combines the basics of practical ski teaching methods, technical understanding and development of guest service skills, specifically addressing children’s skiing.

The level 1 certification course includes

  • An introduction to CSIA skiing and teaching methodology
  • Strategies to develop skiers from entry level to intermediate
  • Techniques and strategies for effective assessment and development
  • Personal feedback on ski performance
  • Interactive preparatory online module


Course Guide: click here

Registration: Click here


Following your registration, an access code to the online module will be emailed to you. This 20-minute interactive module introduces concepts that will be used through the course: Decision Making for Instructors, The Gliding Experience (beginner progression), Technical Reference, and Responsible Teaching. Candidates are responsible for this information as part of the course curriculum.
Upon successful completion of a Level 1 CSIA course, you become a member of the CSIA and are billed annually for membership dues by the National Office. Membership benefits are available to you provided your membership dues are fully paid.

Who should take a CSIA level one course?

The Level 1 Ski Instructor certification is for any competent parallel skier age 15 or over.
The Level 1 Candidate can expect to be exposed to a variety of terrain, terrain features and snow conditions.
Learn more about training to become a ski instructor at snowpro.com


December 14, 2018
December 16, 2018


Baldy Mountain Resort
2680 Mount Baldy Rd
Oliver, BC V0H 1T0 Canada
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