Candidate Training Requirements

Updated in 2011-12 Season

  • Pass screening evaluation
  • Complete a signed NSP application
  • Complete a CPR course that meets “Health care provider” requirements and includes 2 person CPR
  • Complete an Outdoor Emergency Care (OEC) course prior to on the hill training
  • Remit registration fees
  • Complete Emergency Transportation training which includes:
    • Attend one Procedure & Toboggan Orientation Session
    • Complete a minimum of 8 days of ski & toboggan training
    • Pass ski & toboggan evaluation (Mid-term & Final)
    • Ski 4 days with 4 different Senior patrollers
    • Attend 1 on the hill OEC clinic
    • Complete three (3) 4-hour shifts in the First Aid Room (At least 2 are afternoon shifts)
    • Attend OEC Refresher
    • Complete required hill climb