School of Sport

Snowsport Course Organiser

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This course is designed to help potential Leaders and Assistant Leaders plan and organise a Snowsports Course in the UK and abroad for children and young people. It will support course organisers in making wise and effective decisions leading to a safe and rewarding experience of the mountain environment and a wonderful mountain sport. It does not qualify holders to supervise skiing or to give ski instruction on any surface unless additionally qualified (ASCL).

Assessment:

This course is not assessed, certification is by attendance. Persons wishing to register with Snowsport England as Snowsport Course Organisers will, in addition to providing proof of attendance at a Snowsport Course Organiser Workshop, need to provide proof of their ability to ski to snowplough turn (or better) standard. Registering is not essential.

Course Duration:

A minimum of 6 hours tuition to be provided in a suitable venue (i.e.classroom).

Course Content:

1.    Aims & Educational Potential of a Snowsports Course
2.    Planning a Snowsports course
3.    Selecting a Snowsports Course
4.    Leader's responsibilities
5.    Snowsports Clothingand Accessories
6.    Snowsports Equipment
7.    Fitness
8.    Climate & Weather
9.    Snowsports Safety

For further information or to book on this course please contact the course tutor Sally Berry

Telephone 01837 861407or email info@trekwild.co.uk