ISIA Minimum Requirements
As a member of the International Ski Instructors’ Association (ISIA),
the CSIA (Canadian Ski Instructors Alliance) has the authority to issue the ISIA minimum standard
international stamp to CASI members. The stamp allows for an increased
recognition of one’s competencies at the international level. There is
no charge for the stamp.
A minimum number of 320 hours of education is required to reach the
ISIA minimum standard, included the following three mandatory programs:
- CASI Level 3 Certification
- Avalanche Skills Training (AST)
- First Aid Certification (from a recognized organization such as Red Cross, St.John Ambulance, etc)
The additional hours of training to make up for 320 hours of
education must be completed through CASI or one of the following
organizations: CSCF, CSIA, CSGA or CANSI. Private training programs or
snow school training programs are not eligible.
To find an Avalanche Skills Training course provider near you, please click here.
If you satisfy these criteria, and would like to submit an application, please complete the info below: