Cross Country

Certification Pathway

 

  • Registered Member- pay RM & National dues

Cross Country Level 1 Certification

  • Minimum 16 years of Age
  • Complete Cross Country Level 1 Workbook
  • Attend Cross Country Level 1 Prep Clinic
  • Attend Cross Country Level 1 Certification (you must pass this)
  • Current on Dues & Credit Hours
  • If you have a background in coaching or have taught XC for several seasons there is a process for bypassing the required pre-exam courses.  Please see the Additional Notes below.

Cross Country Level 2 Certification

Prerequisites

  • Level 1 Cross Country Certified or Certified Level 2  in any other discipline
  • Complete Certification Workbook
  • Attend 1 of the prerequisite courses:
    • Cross Country 2/3 Prep
    • Cross Country Ski Improvement
    • Cross Country Beyond Level 2
  • Current on Dues & Credit Hours

Requirements

  • Attend and pass all portions of the Cross Country 2 Certification.

Cross Country Level 3 Certification

Prerequisites

  • Level 2 Cross Country Certified
  • Complete Certification Workbook
  • Attend 1 of the prerequisite courses:
    • Cross Country 2/3 Prep
    • Cross Country Ski Improvement
    • Cross Country Beyond Level 2
  • Current on Dues & Credit Hours
  • There is a process for bypassing the required Level 3 Exam prerequisite courses.  Please see the Additional Notes below.

Requirements

  • Attend and pass all portions of the Cross Country 3 Certification.

Cross Country RMT Certificate

Prerequisites

  • Level 3 Cross Country Certified
  • Attend Cross Country 401 Workshop or Attend XC PSIA Ed Staff Fall Training (to attend fall training option you must contact XC chairperson prior and write a letter of intention of becoming a RMT)
  • Complete RMT Certification Workbook
  • Current in Dues & Credit Hours

Requirements

  • Pass the Cross Country 2-Day On-Snow RMT Exam

Additional Notes:

Skipping Level 1 Certification and going directly to Level 2 Certification

To be eligible to skip XC Level 1 certification and attend XC Level 2 certification, a member must have:

  • A current membership in PSIA
  • Taken a PSIA XC level 2 prep clinic
  • PSIA Level 2 certification in another Snowsports discipline
    OR
  • have a minimum of 100 hours XC Ski teaching or coaching experience
  • Passed a telephone interview with the XC chairperson
  • *If you do not pass at the level 2 certification level, you will not be given a level 1 certification.

Skipping a Level 3 prerequisite course

To be eligible to skip a Level 3 pre-certification course and attend Level 3 certification exam, a member must have:

  • Current PSIA membership
  • XC Level 2 Certification
  • Passed a telephone interview with XC Chairperson

Bypassing Pre-Cert Courses Policy Full Document

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