Alpine Training Academy - Loveland-A-Basin

On-line registration is not available for this event at this time.
Note: You must be a PSIA-RM Member and be logged in to register for events
Registration Deadline 3/28/2019 Members and candidates with disabilities (whether physical or cognitive), who are considering applying for a certification exam must contact the Steamboat Springs office at least four weeks in advance of the scheduled test or exam to provide notice of their requested reasonable accommodation and to discuss their situations before the registration deadline date. Requests for accommodations will be considered on a case-by-case basis.

This event has been taken offline, please submit a paper application to the office via email or fax if you wish to register.

The Rocky Mountain Training Academy is designed for those individuals considering a career in teaching skiing or snowboarding. The course will provide insight to the job of an instructor and specific training and certifications. After 10 days, attendees with possess the skills and qualifications that will transfer to their success in the snowsports industry.  The course will be conducted on-snow as well as in a classroom setting during evening indoor technical sessions. Our top level PSIA-RM-AASI education staff members will spend 9 days and 2 evenings providing you with interactive presentations and plenty of practice to better your teaching, movement analysis and sliding skills.  The course will provide each participant 4 days of training and the opportunity to obtain their PSIA or AASI Level 1 Certification and Children’s Specialist 1 qualification. Don’t miss out on this inaugural opportunity to learn from some of the best in the industry and take your skiing and teaching skills to the next level.  

Please note: This is an inaugural event and we have a minimum participant requirement for the event to run, please contact the office prior to booking anything non-refundable (lodging, flight, etc)

More information available at this link:


Location & Date: Apr 18 – 27th

Check-in Time/Location:

  • A-Basin Level 1 Prep April 18-20: Check in will be at 8:30 a.m. April 18th at A-Basin in their A-Frame.
  • Loveland Level 1 Exam April 22-24: Check in will be at 8:30 a.m. April 22nd at Loveland.
  • Loveland Childrens Prep, Childrens Speciallist 1 Exam April 25-27: Check in will be at 8:30 a.m. April 25th at Loveland
  • Lift Ticket- Important: If you hold a Vail Resorts International (VRI) pass, please bring with you. This will serve as your pass for the event. If you are not a VRI pass holder, a lift ticket will be provided. 

Event Materials:

  • The event description and outline are available HERE.
  • Study Materials:
    • You will be mailed complimentary copies of the Teaching Snowsports Manual, the Alpine Technical Manual and the Children’s Instruction Handbook.   These were delivered via USPS, to your mailing address is in your online account.  These books will prepare you for the Level 1 and CS1 exams.
    • Our WEBSITE is a wealth of information regarding this event and membership related information.  
      • Visit the ALPINE education page for an hour by hour break down of the 3-day prep and 3-day Level 1 Exam. Scroll down to the Alpine Level 1 header.
      • Visit the CHILDREN’S education page for a breakdown of what to expect at the Children’s Specialist 1 and for some study materials.
  • Alpine Level 1 Exam:
    • Alpine E-Learning: You must complete the Alpine E-Learning prior to the on-snow exam.  This should only take about 1.5hrs and includes a short quiz.  Find the E-Learning HERE.  Study materials for the E-Learning are the Alpine Technical Manual and the Teaching Snowsports Manual – these will be mailed to you.
  • Children’s Specialist 1 Exam:
    • Children’s Specialist 1 Workbook: please complete the CS1 workbook before the start of the on snow CS1 exam on Apr 19th. Find directions to signing into the workbook HERE
    • The Children’s Instruction Manual will help you prep for the Workbook and Quiz.  The preferred process would be 1) read the Children’s Technical Manual, 2) Complete the Workbook

Discounted Lodging: Discounted lodging is available at the Keystone Lodge or the Baymont Inn & Suites in Frisco

  • Keystone Lodge à Lodging starting at $109/Night + Resort Fees, call Group Reservations at: (800) 258-0437 and provide agent with Group Code CO2PSE
  • Baymont Inn and Suites à Call (970) 668-5094 and mention you are with the PSIA Group to make reservations. 


  • To Loveland click HERE
  • To A-Basin click HERE

If you have additional questions, please contact Tim Kenney at

Please know that you will be asked:

  • Bring your employee pass if you are employed by the host area. Lift tickets are generously donated by the host area for those not employed there.
  • Please be sure your equipment meets current safety and DIN specifications.


April 18th, 2019 8:30 AM   through   April 27th, 2019 4:00 PM
A-Basin, CO
United States
Phone: 9708798335
Event Fee(s)
Event Fee + Late Fee $ 1,204.00
You must be logged in to register for events. Please log in. Late registration fees typically take effect 3 weeks prior clinics or 4 weeks prior to exams. The registration fee above reflects this pricing policy.
Event Specific Details
Event Accounting Code 2-4000-4-88
Event Category Alpine, Children
This event is a prerequisite for... No
CEUs 60
General Prerequisites PSIA - AASI Membership
Adaptive Prerequisites
Alpine Prerequisites
Alpine Freestyle Prerequisites
Children Prerequisites
Cross Country Prerequisites
Snowboard Prerequisites
Telemark Prerequisites
Admin & Staff Only No

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