Description: The Level 2 exam is designed as the second step in the certification process. The 3-day weekend gives instructors an opportunity to have their skiing, teaching and technical skills evaluated against PSIA National Standards for Level 2 certification.
Why: The Level 2 exam gives the candidate an opportunity to learn collaboratively with the PSIA C education staff as well as other candidates. The Level 2 exam is the next step after Level 1 in the exam process for instructors who wish to expand their teaching careers. The candidate has the opportunity to enhance their teaching, skiing and technical skills at a higher level.
How: The exam consists of three days where the candidate is evaluated against on their skiing, teaching and technical knowledge against PSIA national standards for Level 2. The skiing portion will be an evaluation of skiing ability and the application of skiing skills throughout different movement pools. The teaching portion will consist of evaluation of the instructors teaching skills and knowledge application skills in the intermediate zones. The candidate must pass their skiing, teaching and technical knowledge two out of the three days to attain Level 2 certification.