Adaptive Alpine

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Join the Rocky Mountain Division and the PSIA-AASI National Organization by paying the annual dues.

Adaptive Alpine Level 1 Certification

Prerequisites

  • Minimum 16 years of age
  • Be an employee or volunteer of a recognized ski school or adaptive ski program and complete a minimum of ten hours of in-house and on-hill training and actual on-hill adaptive teaching
  • Be current in dues & credit hours
  • Attend the Adaptive Alpine Functional Skiing Prep Clinic (highly encouraged, but not mandatory if you have Alpine Level 1 certification)
  • Complete and pass the Online Module Exam for the corresponding on-hill exam you will be taking at least one week before the exam:
    • Bi-Ski & Mono-Ski
    • Cognitive & Visually Impaired
    • 3-Track, 4-Track & Slider

Requirements

  • Bring completed Adaptive Alpine Functional Skiing Professional Development Log
  • Attend and pass the Adaptive Alpine Functional Skiing Exam at a minimum of a Level 1.  (See Further Information for Adaptive Alpine located below for additional information.)
  • Bring completed Adaptive Alpine Professional Development Log for the Module Exam you will be taking
    • Bi-Ski & Mono-Ski
    • Cognitive & Visually Impaired
    • 3-Track, 4-Track & Slider
  • Attend and pass the corresponding on-hill Module Exam

 

Adaptive Alpine Level 2 Certification

Prerequisites

  • PSIA-RM Adaptive Alpine Level 1 Certified
  • Current on Dues & Credit Hours
  • Complete and pass both remaining online exams at least one week before the corresponding on-hill exams

Requirements

  • Complete and pass the Adaptive Alpine Functional Skiing Exam at a Level 2.  (See Further Information for Adaptive Alpine located below for additional information.)
  • Bring completed Adaptive Alpine Professional Development Log for the corresponding Module Exams
  • Attend and pass the remaining module exams.
  • Pass at least one of the Module Exams at a Level 2 (Note: This is true regardless of when you have taken previous Module Exams. If you are taking your last Module Exam and if your previous Module Exams were not scored as a Level 1 or Level 2, then your last Module Exam must be passed at a Level 2.  If you have passed an earlier Module Exam and scored as a Level 2, the last exam can be passed at a Level 1 or 2.  For details on the Level 1 and 2 scoring, see the Adaptive Alpine Level 1 and 2 Certification Scorecard on the Adaptive Alpine Reference Materials link to the right.)

 

Adaptive Alpine Level 3 Certification

Prerequisites

  • PSIA-RM Adaptive Alpine Level 2 Certified
  • Be an employee or volunteer or a recognized ski school of adaptive ski program. You must have a minimum of 300 hours of adaptive teaching
  • Attend the Adaptive Alpine Level 3 Prep Clinic
  • Attend one of the four Alpine 200 level electives (Movement Analysis 201 Indoor Clinic; Movement Analysis 201 On-Snow Clinic; Precision Skiing 201; or Technical Foundations Indoor Clinic)
  • Complete and pass the Online Exam at least one week before the on-hill exam
  • Current on Dues & Credit Hours

Requirements

  • Bring completed Adaptive Alpine Professional Development Log
  • Attend and pass the Adaptive Alpine Level 3 Exam

 

Further Information for Adaptive Alpine

  • The PSIA-RM Office will send you a notice of all other participants in your exam. It is your responsibility to work with your fellow examinees and bring all equipment that is needed for your on-hill exams
  • If you received your certification(s) at a PSIA division other than RM, and the division tested on an individual discipline versus Module (ie: VI versus Cog/VI) then you must attend and pass each Module Exam.  In order to receive your Level 2 certification in RM you must pass at least one Module Exam at Level 2 and the Functional Ski Exam at Level 2.  If you have further questions, please contact the PSIA-RM office to determine how to proceed with your certification path.
  • As of the 14-15 season, you may pass the Functional Skiing Exam at a Level 1 or Level 2. If you took your exam prior to the 14-15 season, this does not apply to you and you do not need to retake the exam for your Level 2 Certification. If you pass the Functional Skiing Exam at a Level 2, you do not need to retake the exam for your Level 2 certification. If you pass the exam at a Level 1, you will need to retake the exam and pass at a Level 2. For details on the Level 1 and 2 scoring, see the Adaptive Alpine Functional Skiing Scorecard on the Adaptive Alpine Reference Materials link to the right.
  • If you are already PSIA-RM Alpine Level 1 certified and wish to attain Adaptive Alpine Level 1 Certification, you may choose to skip the Adaptive Alpine Functional Skiing Prep Clinic. All other prerequisites and requirement remain the same to achieve your Adaptive Alpine Level 1 Certification
  • If you are already PSIA-RM Alpine Level 2 Certified and wish to attain Adaptive Alpine Level 1 Certification, you may choose to skip the Adaptive Alpine Functional Skiing Prep Clinic and the Exam. All other prerequisites and requirements remain the same to achieve your Adaptive Level 1 Certification.
  • Exams (whether passed or failed) count towards a member’s credit hour requirement.

Reference Materials


NameSize
NameSize
-Adaptive Alpine Level 1 & 2 Required Materials
Adaptive Alpine Functional Skiing Scorecard202.7 KB
Adaptive Alpine Module Scorecard210.8 KB
Adaptive Encyclopedia3.5 MB
Adaptive GCT Skier Adaptive Exam Assessment Worksheet13.5 KB
Adaptive Level 1-2 Exam Materials676.4 KB
Functional Skiing Exam Criteria191.6 KB
Functional Skiing Professional Development Log235.5 KB
New Snowsports Instructor Guide1.1 MB
Adaptive Alpine 3-Track & 4-Track Materials
3-Track, 4-Track Adaptive Exam Guide7.1 MB
3-Track, 4-Track Professional Development Log282.7 KB
3-Track, 4-Track Workbook228.5 KB
Slider Adaptive Exam Guide247.8 KB
Adaptive Alpine Bi-Ski & Mono-Ski Materials
Bi-Ski Adaptive Exam Guide2.9 MB
Bi-Ski, Mono-Ski Professional Development Log287.3 KB
Bi-Ski, Mono-Ski Workbook220.7 KB
Mono-Ski Adaptive Exam Guide439.4 KB
Adaptive Alpine Cognitive & Visually Impaired Materials
Cognitive Disabilities Adaptive Exam Guide434.6 KB
Cognitive/Visually Impaired Professional Development Log290.4 KB
Cognitive/Visually Impaired Workbook228.6 KB
Visually Impaired Adaptive Exam Guide453.7 KB
Adaptive Alpine Level 1 & 2 Scorecards
Level 1 Adaptive Module Scorecard210.8 KB
Level 1 Functional Skiing Scorecard202.3 KB
Adaptive Alpine Level 3 Exam Materials
Adaptive Alpine Level 3 Exam Materials970.6 KB
Adaptive Alpine Level 3 Professional Development Log1.2 MB
Adaptive Alpine Level 3 Scorecard197.9 KB
Adaptive Encyclopedia3.5 MB
Adaptive Educational Materials
Adaptive Alpine Sit Down Tethering Tune-Up82.7 KB
Adaptive Online: Cognitive Diagnoses Online Prep154.3 KB
Adaptive Online: Visually Impaired Online Prep155.3 KB
Adaptive Ski Bike Clinic196.2 KB
Adaptive Ski Bike Info Guide321.5 KB
National Certification Standards56.0 KB
PSIA-AASI ADA Policy328.6 KB
Adaptive RMT
Adaptive Alpine RMT Exam Material480.3 KB
Adaptive Alpine RMT Professional Development Log227.0 KB
Adaptive RMT Scorecard195.6 KB

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