Snowsport Course Organiser Award
- Snowsport Course Organiser Award
- 12 Places Available
Aims and educational potential of a ski course Value of residential education
Skiing as a personal challenge
Planning and selecting a ski course
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.
Ski clothing and equipment
Skis, sticks and boots: what to look for. Clothing: hire, buy, improvise. Outer clothing, Inner clothing,
Ancillary items. Leader’s kit.
Mountain hazards: cold, wind, precipitation, visibility, sun, altitude, rapid change. Ski Way Code.
Accident avoidance. Accident procedure. Group control. Hazards of ‘free skiing’
Times 9.00 – 4.00
Assessment This course is non-assessed.
Certification Participants will receive a certification of attendance at the course.
Following the course, in order to register as a Snowsports Course Organiser with Snowsport England (this is optional), you must send to Snowsports England:
Attendance certificate (available on course)
Proof of being able to ski to a minimum standard of competent ski plough turns (you do
not need to bring this to the course)
Completed application forms (available on course).
Redbridge Drama & Teachers Centre,
Nearest underground station is South Woodford (Central Line) approx 800 metres away.
£145 + VAT (includes SCO Course Pack & Going Skiing Handbook).
- Redbridge Drama Centre London