Snowboard Qualifications In Canada
The CASI Level 1 is an introductory level, designed to give successful candidates the skills necessary to begin their role as a new instructor in the industry. Beginner teaching methods, understanding of basic snowboard technique, as well as lesson planning and effective communication skills will be addressed. A L1 Instructor is certified to teach beginner snowboarders up to the Novice Turn level.
The Level 1 certification is a pre-requisite for the CASI Level 2 Instructor certification, as well as the Park Instructor course.
The CASI Level 2 Instructor certification is for any snowboarder that has passed the Level 1 certification, and has an interest in teaching more experienced snowboarders. CASI recommends that Level 2 candidates have prior experience teaching snowboarding in a snow school setting (approximately 45 hours) before attempting the Level 2 certification – This is not a mandatory requirement. A L2 Instructor is certified to teach snowboarders up to the intermediate level (skills and terrain).