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SOLD OUT!!! PSIA Ski/Snowboard Junior Instructor Certification for 14-16 year olds

November 4 @ 11:30 am - 1:30 pm

$10.00 – $30.00

Ever wonder what it would be like to teach skiing or snowboarding? Here’s a great way to find out! Participate in the Junior Instructor Program, sponsored by YSA and the Professional Ski Instructors of America - American Association of Snowboard Instructors (PSIA-AASI). 

Learn what it’s like to work as an instructor and earn a nationally-recognized certificate that can open the door to teaching at a local resort. 

Dates: Fridays Classroom Nov 4, 11, (at school 11:30-1:30) On Snow at Woodward  December 3rd & December 10  for two 6 hours training sessions.

Taking Part In This Program: 

  • Makes you a better skier or snowboarder 
  • Connects you with others who share your snowsports passion 
  • Helps you develop important career and life skills, such as: Communication, Dedication, Discipline, Independence, Instruction, Leadership, Group management, Professionalism, Public speaking
  • Gives you a solid foundation of skills to help you work in the snowsports industry during and after high school. 

Program Requirements

  • Participate in 4 hours of classroom learning including three online learning units. 
  • Complete a 12-hour training course on snow at a local resort.) Lift tickets will be provided for on snow sessions.
  • Shadow 6 hours of lessons at the resort’s ski and ride school.
  • Demonstrate a minimum sliding ability in 2 areas:
    • Must have the ability to maneuver safely in a learning area and around all surface lifts or up/down hills and trails.
    • Must show the ability to safely ski or ride in a group on blue terrain.
  • Complete the course portfolio and have it signed by a snowsports supervisor.
  • Write and submit a letter of intent that describes why you want to become a snowsports instructor. Students will have the option to apply for a seasonal position as a Junior Instructor at the host resort after completing this course.

Option for employment with Woodward (subject to interview).

On snow passes and instruction sponsored by Woodward Park City and PSIA

 

Details

Date:
November 4
Time:
11:30 am - 1:30 pm
Cost:
$10.00 – $30.00
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Organizer

Park City Program Manager
Phone:
(760) 815-6043
Email:
lucy@ysaparkcity.org

Venue

Treasure Mountain Junior High
2530 Kearns Blvd
Park City, UT 84060 United States
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