Snow Sport Organiser Course

Snow Sport Organiser Course


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Snowsports England accredited course, designed to give ski trip group leaders the necessary skills to select an appropriate provider and organise a successful snow sports visit. It is recommended that all those leading snow sport visits complete this training. Most Local Authorities state compulsory attendance for Snowsport Leaders.


The course covers 4 key themes:

  • Pre-visit preparation and post course debriefing
  • Planning, permission, staffing, booking and selling the course, passports, insurance, currency, medical matters, fitness training, value of dry slope tuition, evaluation of total cost. Selecting: time of year, tour operator, country, resort, accommodation, travel
  • Running A Ski Course
  • Travel, First day. Fire precautions. Monitoring ski classes. Illness and injuries. Ski tests. Evening activities.
  • Responsibilities and discipline.
  • Clothing and Equipment
  • Skis, poles, snowboards and boots: what to look for. Clothing: hire, buy, improvise. Outer clothing, Inner clothing, Ancillary items. Leader’s kit.
  • Ski Safety
  • Mountain hazards: cold, wind, precipitation, visibility, sun, altitude, rapid change. Ski Way Code. Accident avoidance.
  • Accident procedure. Group control. Hazards of ‘free skiing’


All delegates receive the Snowsport England handbook and certified accreditation



13th October 2020
9:00am - 3:30pm


High Street


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