Location : Canada, Panorama Mountain Resort, British Colombia
Start Date : 9th February 2019
Our high quality courses ensure that you spend every day of your season doing what you love – skiing or snowboarding! From 3 week short courses to season-long 18 week courses and internships, we can help you find a course to suit your needs – and budget. We can create bespoke programmes, so call us and we can create a course to meet your needs.
A Typical Day on this Course
As this course is modules the day to day schedule will vary, however most days will follow a similar format.
You'll wake up and head for breakfast, then will meet for training or ski patrol shadowing between 8 and 9am. There will be a lunch break followed by an afternoon of training or patrolling. Enjoy an evening meal in resort at a choice of restaurants with your fellow ski patrol trainees.
Evenings can be spent at your leisure, however being a ski resort there is always entertainment of some sort available to join.
Modules and training covered during this course:
Module 1: CPR – BLS for Healthcare Professionals
Module 2: Non-Urban Occupational Emergency Care, Level 3
Module 3: Advanced Protocol Training
Module 4: Rope Rescue
Module 5: Aerial Lift Evacuation & Self Evacuation
Module 6: Patient Extrication & Evacuation
Module 7: Avalanche Skills Training, Level 1
Module 8: Risk Management
Module 9: Incident Investigation
Module 10: General Patrolling
Module 11: Helicopter Orientation, Air Evacuation, Air Rescue
Module 12: GPS & Compass Orientation
Module 13: Mentoring with ski patrol
Further details about the modules can be found on our website.
Who are we looking for?
This course requires a strong skiing or snowboarding ability, you must be fully competent on European red runs. This course is also a great additional training for ski and snowboard instructors looking to boost their employability and career prospects.
What we can offer you
Included in your the gap year programme:
- Flights and Transfers (if required)
- Ski-in Ski-out Resort
- Resort meal card loaded with $115 each week and discounts in restaurants around the resort
- Lift Pass
- Ski Patrol Training
- Specialist Equipment
- Snow Ready Fitness Plan
- Discounts at shops/restaurants in resort
- Rossignol VIP deal (up to 35% off RRP on this seasons ski & snowboard equipment)