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adaptive level 1

Adaptive Level one

Our adaptive level one certification is aimed at people who are already certified instructors and interested in entering the adaptive snowsports world for the first time. 

Check out the information below to learn more.


The adaptive course is designed to complement the instructor's knowledge of alpine skiing, telemark skiing or snowboarding. The two-day course covers the basic skills needed to teach the introductory alpine/snowboard/telemark sessions you know to individuals with cognitive and intellectual disabilities as well as teaching those with visual limitations. 


The assessment for the Adaptive level one is conducted during the course in a continuous assessment format.

Course & Assessment Prerequisites

  • Be a current member
  • Own the current teaching manual
  • Be employed by an APSI approved snowsports school
  • Hold an APSI level 1 certificate in either Alpine, Snowboard or Telemark (or international equivalent)