This Introduction to Ski Patrolling course identifies seven modules that need to be completed during the initial patroller-training period. It is recognized that this may not be a complete set of modules for some ski areas of the country. The objectives were developed to include minimum training objectives. Resort management may require additional aspects of training, and/or skill levels based on local needs. The training objectives can be implemented at any ski area in the country, regardless of terrain or location.
Introduction to Ski Patrolling is an area-specific course that should be managed and monitored by the patrol director or NSP patrol representative to ensure the outcomes desired by area management.
Benefits of Introduction to Patrolling are:
Basic Teaching Modules are:
How to get started:
Note: If you wish to use any of the modules as continuing education for current patrollers, it is unnecessary to register for the course.
Introduction to Patrolling is a great way to introduce your new patrollers to the core aspects of patrolling!