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IASI Level 2

Ski Instructor Exam 

IASI Level 2

March 2021 - Spain, Baqueira

Venue: Baqueira-Beret, Spain

Dates: 21st -28th March 2021.

Duration: 6 day assessment exam.

Minimum: 5 Persons for course to run- maximum 8.

Qualification: Alpine Level 2 

Outcome: Work in Mountain Snow School

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IASI Level 2

May 2021 - Austria, Hintertux

Venue: Hintertux, Austria 

Dates: 1st - 8th May 2021.

Duration: 6 day assessment exam.

Minimum: 5 Persons for course to run- maximum 8.

Qualification: Alpine Level 2 

Outcome: Work in Mountain Snow School

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IASI Level 2

June 2021 - Austria, Hintertux

Venue: Hintertux, Austria 

Dates: 19th - 26th June 2021.

Duration: 6 day assessment exam.

Minimum: 5 Persons for course to run- maximum 8.

Qualification: Alpine Level 2 

Outcome: Work in Mountain Snow School

From: £625.00                              Book Now..

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Step 1

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Membership IASI

Step 2

Level 1 membership for

Irish Association

of Snowsports Instructors 

Current Member

Link - €52.50

Additional 

Step 3 

Follow below steps: 

1: Level 1 Licence updated 

2: 70 Hours Teaching / Shadowing logged with IASI Admin. Emails below:  

Certificate &

Licence Level 2 

On completing the additional & On passing the 6 day assessment  Then you will receive your Certificate & Licence  

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Pre Training

If you require pre-training before any exam or would like to know if you are at the level to enter any exam. 

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Safe Guarding

Children Module

Follow the below link to gain access to WorldClass Training to complete the Online Module. 

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First Aid Course

2 Day outdoors

Follow this link to gain access to WorldClass Training to complete this 2 day First Aid Module including outdoors element. 

Link: 2 Day First Aid

70 Hours Shadow/Teach

The 20 hours shadowing or snow school experience, can be undertaken at dry ski slopes, indoor snow centres or in the mountains. Signed confirmation of this is needed. 

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Irish Association of Snowsports Instructors 

Level 2 Ski Instructor - Information 

The Level 2 Ski Instructor is the second award available in the alpine qualification pathway.

Holders of this award can work in the mountain environment working only for a snow school in an alpine resort, following the rules and regulations of the country that the snow school operates in. Teaching all levels from beginner to basic parallel turns, kids and adults. You will always have the supervision of the snow school in resort and must stay within the piste markings at all times. 

Skiing Standard for Level 2 Qualification.

To enter the course, the standard of skiing is the minimum of IASI Level 1 qualified instructor. Some experience of skiing on snow in the mountain environment, is essential. Teaching or coaching experience as much as possible from the indoor or dry ski slopes.The ability to make short turns in a controlled link consistent speed. Long carved turns with 2 clean lines influencing the turn shape. Liked turns in variable snow conditions, controlled linked turns & on small moguls, all on blue pistes . Demonstrate all elements of the progression.  

Course Insight for Level 2 Qualification.

You will learn the basics & need to show the basic princeples, 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.

You will need to know the FIS (safety code of conduct) and most importantly all safety aspects of teaching kids/ adults in a beginner environment, in mountain resort. Mountain awareness and weather will also be looked at during the course, with Leadership skills also. You will be given plenty of feedback in all areas of your performance, Teaching, Demonstrating, Knowledge, Safety, Personal skiing, during the 6 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 to a great new career working in the mountains. 

Additional Modules - Completed around the time of the exam and valid when applying for your licence / certificate. 

IASI Level 1 Licence: 

Updated and in place before the course.

Teaching & Skiing experience:

Be as best prepared before the course with

as much teaching and skiing experience as possible. 

70 Hours Shadowing / Teaching Lessons:

Logged Before the Course to IASI.

IASI Manual Links

:Read before Attending the Exam: 

Basic Principles: 

https://iasisnowsports.ie/education/iasi-manual/iasi-manual-part-2-the-fundamentals-we-need/

 

Core Skier Development: 

https://iasisnowsports.ie/education/iasi-manual/iasi-manual-part-3-the-stages-we-move-through/

 

IASI Skills Model:

Safety On Piste:

Guest Experience: 

https://iasisnowsports.ie/education/iasi-manual/iasi-manual-part-4-what-we-teach/

 

Skill Acquisition Diamond Model: 

Mindfulness & Flow: 

Learning / Teaching Styles: 

https://iasisnowsports.ie/education/iasi-manual/iasi-manual-part-5-how-we-learn/

Technical & Teaching assessment criteria below:

Email Contacts for IASI Administration: 

Email:  admin@iasisnowsports.ie

Email:  membership@iasisnowsports.ie

Head of Education Irish Association of Snowsports Instructors:  

Email: education@iasisnowsports.ie

Videos below: 

IASI Level 2 Assessment Criteria 

IASI Level 3 Assessment Criteria 

IASI Level 1 Exam Hemel Snow Centre 

IASI Level 1 Exam Norway, Hafjell 

IASI Basic Principles | Progression 

IASI Educator Skiing 

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