The Certified Program

The Certified program is the highest level of certification for alpine patrollers.  It enables patrollers to build on their experiences gained while patrolling and through other NSP programs.  It consists of six core modules which require independent training, advanced research, and an evaluation to complete.

  • Area operations and risk management
  • Avalanche management
  • Emergency care
  • Lift evacuation and rope knowledge
  • Skiing/snowboarding
  • Toboggan handling