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Senior Program
2010 - 2011

Qualification For Senior

Senior Core Elements

Senior Elective List

History of the Atomic Fireball

Qualifications For Senior

Achieving Patroller Status
Candidates Provide Proof of Completing Elective Courses
( You don't have to do Electives First. )

Obtaining Your NSP Patrol Representative's  Recommendation
No Minimum age
(Note: to be a patroller you have to be sixteen)
No Minimum Experience Requirement
(Used to was, you had to wait three years after becoming a Patroller, no more!!)



Senior Core Elements

Alpine (Ski/Snowboard)



Senior Emergency Management( OEC ) Senior Emergency Management (OEC ) Senior Emergency Management( OEC )
Alpine Toboggan Handling Toboggan Construction and handing Aid Room Management Module
Alpine Skiing or Snowboarding Nordic Skiing and Endurance Four Additional Electives
Three Electives From Senior Elective List Mountain Travel and Rescue 2 Course  
  Two Additional Electives from Senior Elective List  



Senior Elective List

Education Courses

Leadership Courses

Division optional 

Instructor Development Courses Patroller Enrichment Seminar One elective may come from a list of approved division electives. Guidelines: It must be an educational course that enhances the student's ability to perform ski patrol duties; it must be a least eight hours in length and it must be taught by a certified instructor.
Mountain Travel and Rescue Fundamentals Course or Mountain Travel and Rescue 1 Course NSP Leadership Module or equivalent course approved by the board of directors  
Mountain Travel and Rescue 2 Course (required for Senior Nordic Candidates) NSP Instructor Status( Any Discipline)  
Avalanche Fundamentals and Rescue or Level I Avalanche Course NSP Instructor Trainer appointment (any discipline)  
Level II Avalanche Course Professional Ski Instructors of PSIA certified level II  
Powderfall PSIA Certified Level III  
Avalanche Foundation School didactic sessions BLS CRP Instructor or Instructor Trainer Certification   
Skiing Enhancement Seminar AED Instructor Course  
Ski Trainer's Workshop    
Toboggan Enhancement Seminar    
Mountain and Avalanche Awareness Course    
2 OEC Enhancement Clinics    


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