Q: How do I log in and find my membership details?
A: Go to the APSI shop and log in,
next click on 'My Membership' and log in
using your email address and password. This page will show
your certification level, as well as your membership and
certification expiry dates.
Q: How can I pay for my membership?
A: You can pay for your membership online
through the APSI online
store. Simply log in, follow the prompts and purchase the level
of membership that you require.
Q: Can I register for a course online?
A: Yes - Please visit the APSI
Q: What is a recall?
A: A recall is training that is run
through the APSI to keep you up to date with the latest techniques.
You do not have to be working as an instructor to attend
The current choices for are recall are either to attend
a spring sessionon-snow training day OR
which includes a new manual, online exam
and on-snow training which can be done in your own time at any
Q: Is my overseas qualification equivalent to the APSI
A: Yes - Much of the time there is an
equivalency. We will need to see a copy of your certification and
your work experience. You can complete an application for
recognition of prior learning here. Please email
the APSI office if you have any questions.
Q: Am I eligible for an ISIA stamp?
A: If you are an existing ISIA stamp
holder you should be eligible each year. You will be expected to be
current with your APSI training which means you must have attended
a recall in the past three years. You must also have a current
First Aid certificate and be an APSI Level 3 or
If you are applying for an ISIA stamp for the first time
then there are additional requirements for ISIA certification. You
must show proof of:
- A second language.
- Training in a second teaching discipline, though you are
not required to be certified in this second discipline.
- Avalanche awareness training.
- A current 1st aid certificate.
Q: How do I become a snow sports instructor?
A: The APSI Level One
Course is available at
different locations throughout the snow season (including Japan)
and provides you with all that you will need to embark on your
snowsport instructing career. The next step is to apply for a job
at one of the many Snowsport schools around Australia. The
course includes a three day course, a one day assessment, APSI
membership and discipline specific manual.