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Snowsports Professional's

IASI Level 1 Ski Instructor Exam

Included: Training/ Assessment - Lift Pass - Equipment - Admin 

Not Included: IASI Associate Membership 

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IASI lEVEL 1

October 21st/22nd/23rd + 29th/30th 2022

2 x Weekends (Entry 15years +)

Cost: £650.00

Venue:The Snow Centre Hemel Hempstead.

Dates: 21st/22nd/23rd + 29th/30th October 2022.

Duration: 6 day course delivered over 5 days.

Minimum: 4 persons - Maximum 8

Qualification: Alpine Level 1 

Outcome: Work on dry ski slope & indoor centres

Included: Training-Assessment / Lift Pass / Equipment/ Admin

Not Included: IASI Associate Membership €40.00

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Contact Info

Online Payment 

Click for IASI Associate Membership €40.00

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IASI lEVEL 1

November 21st - 25th 2022

Monday - Friday (Entry 15years +)

Cost: £650.00

Venue:The Snow Centre Hemel Hempstead.

Dates: 21st - 25th November 2022.

Duration: 6 day course delivered over 5 days.

Minimum: 4 persons - Maximum 8

Qualification: Alpine Level 1 

Outcome: Work on dry ski slope & indoor centres

Included: Training-Assessment / Lift Pass / Equipment/ Admin

Not Included: IASI Associate Membership €40.00

Click to Book

Contact Info

Online Payment 

Click for IASI Associate Membership €40.00

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IASI lEVEL 1

December 12th - 17th 2022 (Baqueira, Spain)

Monday to Friday (Entry 15years +)

Cost: £650.00

Venue: Baqueira, Spain.

Dates: 12th - 17th December 2022.

Duration: 6 day course.

Minimum: 4 persons - Maximum 8

Qualification: Alpine Level 1 

Outcome: Work on dry ski slope & indoor centres

Included: Training-Assessment / Lift Pass / Equipment/ Admin

Not Included: IASI Associate Membership €40.00

Click to Book

Contact Info

Online Payment 

Click for IASI Associate Membership €40.00

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IASI lEVEL 1

April 2023 TBC

Monday - Friday (Entry 15years +)

Cost: £650.00

Venue:The Snow Centre Hemel Hempstead.

Dates: April 2023.

Duration: 6 day course delivered over 5 days.

Minimum: 4 persons - Maximum 8

Qualification: Alpine Level 1 

Outcome: Work on dry ski slope & indoor centres

Included: Training-Assessment / Lift Pass / Equipment/ Admin

Not Included: IASI Associate Membership €40.00

Click to Book

Contact Info

Online Payment 

Click for IASI Associate Membership €40.00

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IASI lEVEL 1

May 2023 TBC

Monday to Friday (Entry 15years +)

Cost: £650.00

Venue: Baqueira, Spain.

Dates: May 2023.

Duration: 6 day course.

Minimum: 4 persons - Maximum 8

Qualification: Alpine Level 1 

Outcome: Work on dry ski slope & indoor centres

Included: Training-Assessment / Lift Pass / Equipment/ Admin

Not Included: IASI Associate Membership €40.00

Click to Book

Contact Info

Online Payment 

Click for IASI Associate Membership €40.00

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IASI lEVEL 1

July 2023 TBC

Monday to Friday (Entry 15years +)

Cost: £650.00

Venue: The Snow Centre Hemel 

Dates: July 2023.

Duration: 5 day course.

Minimum: 4 persons - Maximum 8

Qualification: Alpine Level 1 

Outcome: Work on dry ski slope & indoor centres

Included: Training-Assessment / Lift Pass / Equipment/ Admin

Not Included: IASI Associate Membership €40.00

Click to Book

Contact Info

Online Payment 

Click for IASI Associate Membership €40.00

IASI online Manual Links:

Please read these documents and have available during the course, via laptop, iPad, Phone or have printed.These will be shown to you during the course. The Work Book we recommend you print off. All of these and more is accessible through the below links on the IASI website: https://iasisnowsports.ie

Full Online IASI Manual Click this Link:

Included: Basic Principles: - Core Skier Development: -IASI Skills Model, Safety, Guest Experience: -Skill Acquisition & Learning / Teaching Styles: 

IASI Mini Manual Click this link:

Level 1 Workbook will be sent on booking the course.

To Attend the course all students must be an IASI Associate Member Click this link:

Links for Additional Modules to complete the award - these can be completed after the course:

Click: CRB / DBS Check for Shadowing Only

Click: First Aid 2 Days with Outdoor Requirement for Level 1

Click: Safeguarding Children Module Requirement for Level 1

Click: To get a Shadowing form

 

Irish Association of Snowsports Instructors 

Level 1 Ski Instructor - Information 

The Level 1 Ski Instructor is the first award available in the alpine qualification pathway. Holders of this award can work in the closed environment of an artificial slope or indoor snow dome. Teaching beginners of all ages from never skiing before, up to basic parallel standard. You will always have support of a snow school as a level 1 instructor. The award only allows the holders to deliver lessons booked through a recognised snow school and no independent work is allowed. You must always follow the regulations of the snow school and work within the remit of the levels placed by the snow school. 

Skiing Standard for Level 1 Qualification.

To enter the course, the standard of skiing is parallel turns, be able to control you speed and link your turns from the top of a blue run. Some experience of skiing on snow in the mountain environment, is useful, but not always expected. Teaching or coaching experience is useful, but again not essential. The ability to ski at a basic parallel standard is the main requirement, you will learn new skills during the course with will improve your personal performance and knowledge of snow sports. 

Course Insight for Level 1 Qualification.

You will learn the basics, in teaching skiing, the understanding of the basic principles in skiing performance, awareness in class management, demonstrations of the basic progression snowplough, plough parallel & basic parallel turns. Learn the FIS (safety code of conduct) and most importantly all safety aspects of teaching kids/ adults in a beginner environment. You will be given plenty of feedback in all areas of your performance, Teaching, Demonstrating, Knowledge, Safety, Personal skiing, during the 5 days. Support will always be on hand, with video feedback during the course. Off snow lectures and discussions will help gain various ideas on how to become a good snow sports instructor and begin the pathway to a great new career. 

Email Contacts for IASI Administration / Education: 

Send all certificates and information to receive the qualification to membership@iasisnowsports.ie 

Admin:  admin@iasisnowsports.ie

Membership:  membership@iasisnowsports.ie 

Head of Education:  education@iasisnowsports.ie 

Videos below: 

IASI Level 1 Exam Hemel Snow Centre 2018

IASI Level 1 Exam Hemel Snow Centre 2020

IASI Level 1 Exam Norway, Hafjell 

IASI Basic Principles 

IASI Educator Skiing 

IASI at Interski World Congress

Level 1 Workbook attached (email for this click) as a document. This is a usable document that you can write into using a phone, tablet or computer, which you will be expected to write notes into each day. You can also, print this off, which much more user friendly and simply write onto the paper. This will be checked each day during the course, by the examiner. 

Start & Meeting time: each day will meet at 9.30am aim to be on the hill for 10.00am each day.Finish time: we will aim for between 4:30/5.00pm each day with a chance to get feedback, write notes and go through paper work within the workbook provided, through discussions and lectures. 

Lift Passes will be given to you on the first morning of the course. Please make sure you keep your tickets with you all day every day, as there are ticket checks on the slope. If you need to use Ski's, Boots, Poles or Helmets, these are all included in the price of the lift ticket we have purchased for you. If you wish to use your own equipment this is not an issue. Every Person on the Slope Must Wear A Helmet, at all Times. 

If you have any problems with the IASI licence upon completion, please let us know or any issues developing forward, please just let us know.

Julie - Email: skidefinitionbookings@gmail.com 

Ali - Email: skidefinition@gmail.com 

 

Future Development

Please feel free to contact us on email, if you require any help, in development training 

or looking to progress to (Level 2 - click for info), simply this is what we do and can help you achieve the next step. 

We deliver courses in the UK & Europe for Instructors and Recreational courses.  

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