Certification Courses

The Mountain

Canadian Ski Instructors Alliance Level 1

This 3-day course covers the basics of current skiing technique and teaching methodology and includes video analysis, skiing and teaching evaluation. Suitable for those looking to improve their skiing skills, starting with the basics, and those preparing to become ski instructors. Skiers must be 15 years of age and able to ski a strong basic parallel turn. Please note that all courses are on Whistler Mountain.
Watch the video for an overview of the program.
Consecutive (Monday to Wednesday)
Nov 24 – 26, 2014 Dec 1 – 3, 2014 Dec 8 – 10, 2014
Dec 15 – 17, 2014 Jan 5 – 7, 2015 Jan 12 – 14, 2015
Jan 19 – 21, 2015 Jan 26 – 28, 2015 Feb 2 - 4, 2015
Feb 9 – 11, 2015 Feb 16 - 18, 2015 Feb 23 - 25, 2015
March 2 - 4, 2015 March 9 - 11, 2015 March 16 - 18, 2015
March 23 - 25, 2015 March 30 - April 1, 2015 April 6 - 8, 2015

Weekends (Friday, Saturday & Sunday)
Dec 12 - 14, 2014 Jan 16 - 18, 2015 March 13 - 15, 2015
April 10 - 12, 2015    

Meeting Location

8:30-9:00am. Downstairs in the Roundhouse Lodge, Whistler Mountain


Please register online through BC CSIA:

Register Online
Price Course Only Course and Lift
Level 1 $519 $TBD
Level 1 Exam Only (ski or teach exam) $265 N/A

Taking your CSIA Level 1?

Get a head start on the course material with these study guides:
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CSIA Level 2-4

For information or to book a course for CSIA Level 2-4, please contact the National Office in Montreal. Tel: 1-800-811-6428 or email: www.snowpro.com »

CASI - Snowboard

This course is the first step to becoming a certified snowboard instructor with the Canadian Association of Snowboard Instructors (C.A.S.I.). For more information and registration, please contact CASI BC at 604-932-3238 or visit www.casi-acms.com »
All prices quoted in CDN funds and subject to TAX.
Prices subject to change.
 All prices are in Canadian Dollars    More Information »

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