Certified Mission Statement
“Certified is a national skills development and verification program that provides a readily identifiable resource of highly motivated, skilled, and knowledgeable patrollers to better serve NSP, ski area management and the outdoor recreation community.”
Steps to become a Certified Patroller:
- Senior Alpine Patroller with 5 years of NSP membership.
- Read Chapter 12 of the Ski Patrollers Manual.
- Talk to a Certified Patroller and/or your Region Certified Advisor about the program.
- Download the Central Division Certified Manual and National Study Guide (beta).
- Fill out application and submit to Certified Program Supervisor prior to January 1st.
- Attend a Certified Qualification Clinic and demonstrate the skiing and tobogganing skills necessary to be accepted into the program.
- Attend the annual Certified evaluation, passing all of the program modules within the allotted three year window.