Adaptive Snowboard

Adaptive Snowboard Certification

Below is listed the certification process for each level. For more information, you may consult the AASI Adaptive Snowboard National Standards.

Level 1 Certification Process

  1. Become a member of PSIA/AASI.
  2. Earn the Snowboard Level 1 Certification.
  3. Complete the Adaptive Snowboard Level 1 Take Home Workbook, covering all three modules, and bring it with you to your exam.
  4. Attend the one-day, on-snow exam:
    You will be graded on your Stand Up adaptive snowboard teaching at a L1 standard. This will include on­-snow assessment of teaching and riding skills, and an interview to assess your general knowledge.

Level 2 Certification Process

  1. Obtain the Level 1 Adaptive Snowboard Certification and the Level 2 Snowboard Certification.
  2. Attend the two-day, on-snow exam:
    This exam will focus on all three modules; these teaching assessment days will include on-­snow assessment of teaching and riding skills, a ride the equipment segment, and an interview to assess general knowledge.
    The modules are: Stand Up, Sit Down, and VI/ID.

Level 3​ Certification Process

This event is offered when demand warrants; there is a two-person minimum.

  1. Obtain the Level 2 Adaptive Snowboard Certification and the Level 3 Snowboard Certification.
  2. Complete 24 hours of practice riding in the adaptive equipment at your home resort, including 8 hours each of mono skiing and bi skiing and 4 hours each of Rider Bar/1&2 outrigger practice. All hours must be documented on the Ski/Ride the Equipment Log, signed by your Ski School Director, and turned in to the Division Office with your event registration form two weeks prior to your first assessment day.
  3. Take and pass the comprehensive Level 3 Exam containing elements of all THREE modules. These teaching assessment days will include on­-snow assessment of teaching and riding skills and an interview to assess general knowledge.
    The modules are: Stand Up, Sit Down, and VI/ID.

Upcoming Events


Adaptive Snowboard Level 1 Exam (1-Day)
Park City (PC Base)
Thursday, January 18, 2018

Adaptive Snowboard Level 1 Exam (1-Day)
Park City (PC Base)
Wednesday, March 14, 2018

Price

Adaptive Snowboard Level 1 Exam
(one day): $120

Adaptive Snowboard Level 2 Exam
(two days): $240

Adaptive Snowboard Level 3 Exam
(three days): $360