COVID-19 UPDATE Click here for updates >

COVID-19 News and Resources

COVID-19 Information

The COVID-19 Situation is rapidly evoloving and there is a lot of uncertainty about the season ahead. This page is regularly updated with:

  • International and local Health Authority Information on how to look after yourself, friends and family
  • Ski Industry responses
  • News about the APSI's response to COVID-19

Since the situation is so dynamic all items are dated and only correct at the time of writing.

The APSI continues to monitor the situation surrounding COVID-19. We understand you may have numerous questions regarding courses and exams and the upcoming season in general. As your questions arise, we will endeavor to answer them. 
We continue to follow recommendations and guidelines of our government agencies, your health and safety and the health and safety of our communities, family, friends and co-workers continues to be our highest priority. 


Coronavirus (COVID-19) FAQ - Updated 21/08/2020

Please click below to read the FAQ

What is happening with your courses and exams in Japan this coming 20-21 Northern Hemisphere season?

We are working on this at present and will inform you all as soon as we have more information. In the meantime, if there is a course or exam you are interested in please email us your expression of interest to apsi@apsi.net.au 

Where can I find more information on COVID-19? 

www.australia.gov.au

My Certification has expired or is expiring this year, how can I update my qualification? 

In the event we are not able to run any on snow updates or spring sessions this season, you can do a Home Study Update and if necessary delay the 6 hours of on-snow training until next season. Please contact the office apsi@apsi.net.au for more information.

Is the APSI office open?

Our APSI office staff are working from home most days as part of our response to COVID-19 and community safety. From Monday the 11th of May, the APSI office will be attended Monday, Tuesday, and Wednesday, though our staff will be working under strict COVID-19 procedures which will require office visits to be by appointment only. Please contact us to make an appointment.

How can I contact the APSI office during this time? 

All our office staff are still working. You can email apsi@apsi.net.au or call the office on 02 6456 1255

When are the dates going to go up on the website to book courses and exams for the season?

Please understand, this is unchartered waters we all find ourselves in. We are working closely with the resorts to finalise plans for later in the season and will provide updates as they become available. In the meantime, please reach out to us via apsi@apsi.net.au to express interest in any courses. 


APSI Online Content Release

APSI Online Content Release

| 07:Aug:2020

We are excited to introduce to you our Online Content program and channels.

Our vision for this program is “To add value to the membership during this particularly challenging season and to bring our APSI and Snowsports community together”

We aim to deliver content across areas such as building community, education, networking, and the frontline of your job as an instructor.

Read more

New Nordic Skills day and Nordic Course Update

New Nordic Skills day and Nordic Course Update

| 07:Aug:2020

A new Nordic Skills day has been developed to help people who have limited nordic skiing experience attempt their Nordic Level 1 Certification. The Skiils day will work on your classical technique and prepare you for the Nordic Level 1 course.

The Skills day, courses and exams are on the calendar

Read more

Course and Exam Update

Course and Exam Update

| 24:Jul:2020

The APSI continues to monitor the situation surrounding COVID-19. Operational conditions in the resorts are still restrictive and the APSI will not be able to offer its members Alpine, Snowboard or Adaptive, courses or exams, before early September. Nordic courses, Skiils Days and Exams are being run in Falls Ck and Perisher. A season with less work like this one is a perfect time to diversify your skill set and try a different way of sliding on snow.

Read more

Course and Exam Update

Course and Exam Update

| 05:Jun:2020

The APSI continues to monitor the situation surrounding COVID-19. Resorts have announced opening dates and it is looking very exciting that Australians will be able to get on snow in some capacity this season!

Read more

#protectOurseason - Download the App

#protectOurseason - Download the App

| 10:Apr:2020

Like you we desperately want the lifts to turn this winter. One way we can all assist is to download the COVIDSafe app and encourage those in our networks to do so as well.

Read more

Information release from the Australian Snowsports Industry on COVID-19

Information release from the Australian Snowsports Industry on COVID-19

| 20:Mar:2020

An important message from the Australian Snowsports Industry 20th March

Read more

APSI Monitoring CoronaVirus (Covid-19)

APSI Monitoring CoronaVirus (Covid-19)

| 18:Mar:2020

The APSI are Monitoring Coronavirus (Covid-19) 16th of March

Read more