Courses

COURSES OVERVIEW

CASI offers four levels of Snowboard Instructor certification, as well as a Park Instructor certification, Evaluator Training and various Improvement Sessions. To find out more, please select a course from below...

LEVEL 1 INSTRUCTOR

New to teaching snowboarding? Start here! You should take this course if you love to snowboard, and have a desire to introduce new students to snowboarding. You should be confident and comfortable both communicating and demonstrating in front of a group, as well as have strong intermediate snowboarding skills. This 3-day course will introduce you to the fundamentals of snowboard technique and teaching.
 

LEVEL 2 INSTRUCTOR

You should take this course if you are a Level 1 Instructor with some teaching experience (we recommend 45 hours), love to teach, and have a desire to take your teaching skills to the next level. You should be confident and comfortable demonstrating intermediate riding in corresponding terrain. This 4-day course will build on the knowledge introduced in the Level 1 including teaching intermediate riders, and more advanced teaching skills.
 

LEVEL 3 INSTRUCTOR

You should take this course if you are a Level 2 Instructor with plenty of teaching experience, including beginner to intermediate students in a variety of situations. You should love to teach, and have a desire to take your teaching skills to new areas of the mountain - groomed terrain, freeride terrain, and the terrain park. You should be confident and comfortable demonstrating advanced riding skills in corresponding terrain, and have an interest in learning to train fellow instructors.
 

LEVEL 4 INSTRUCTOR

You should take this course if you are a Level 3 Instructor with extensive full-time teaching experience, preparation, and training. This should include teaching beginner, intermediate and advanced students in a variety of situations as well as instructor training experience (either at your school, or as a CASI Evaluator). You should have numerous seasons of experience as a full-time snowboard instructor, and wish to further pursue your career in the industry.
 

PARK INSTRUCTOR 1

You should take this course if you are a Level 1 instructor with a love of freestyle snowboarding. You should have a desire to introduce new students to snowboarding in the park safely and successfully. You should also be confident and comfortable both communicating and demonstrating in front of a group. This course will a great prep for the Level 3 Instructor course.
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 

FOREIGN
COURSES

Looking for CASI certification courses, but not in Canada? We offer courses through approved re-sellers in South Korea, Japan, and Andorra.
 

MEMBER
SESSIONS

As a CASI member, you qualify for supplementary training sessions. Training sessions are provided by qualified CASI Evaluators and trainers, and are available through your snow school, or from CASI directly...and they're free!
 

PREP
COURSES

Prepare for the Level 3 and 4 exams with an exam prep course. These 1 and 2 day courses will provide you with an overview of the exam process, cerficiation standards, and feedback before proceeding to exams.
 

EVALUATOR
TRAINING

CASI Evaluators are trained and certified using a combination of yearly training course / updates and on-course apprenticeship time. Level 3 instructors who wish to become CASI Evaluators should attend an Evaluator Training course at their chosen location - this is the first step in becoming a certified Level 1 Evaluator.
 

CASI Refund Policy: Refunds and transfers must be requested in writing via email, fax or regular post. For late cancellations, the following charges will be applied: within 2 weeks of the start of the course, 15%; within 3 days, 30%; no-show on course, 100% of the course fees. Course transfers will be charged a $25.00 administration fee. At any time CASI has the right to cancel any course, module etc. without prior notice, and will not be responsible for any expenses incurred by the participant. Course fees will be refunded at 100%.
Note: Helmets are mandatory on all CASI courses. All CASI courses are given in either English (E) or French (F). There are no bilingual courses.

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Mission: To promote the sport of snowboarding, snowboard instruction and the profession of snowboard teaching in Canada by training and certifying snowboard instructors to ensure that a national standard of safe and efficient snowboard instruction is maintained.

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