Canadian Adaptive Sports Instructor Qualifications – DSA

Train to work with disabled skiers, with the Adaptive Sports Equipment course

The Winter Sports Company work have agreed with the Canadian Association of Disabled Skiers to offer the CADS’ Adaptive Sports Equipment Course as part of their ski and snowboard instructor programmes.

This 3 day certified course is a huge benefit to those who take part. It introduces candidates to adaptive equipment for the use of disabled skiers and snowboarders in a mountain environment. This qualification is a great addition to any CV as snow schools around the world recognise the need for instructors with the ability to recommend and use equipment for less able snow enthusiasts.

Get experience with hands-on training

The course explains the use and nature of adaptive sports equipment giving hands on experience in the mountain environment.

The Disabled Skiers Association of BC is a registered Canadian Charity working with hundreds of volunteers to provide opportunities for all persons with a disability to enjoy the freedom and therapeutic benefits of skiing and snowboarding.

Started in 1973 and based in Vancouver the DSABC has been working with local volunteer delivery organizations in 11 rural and urban BC communities to provide learn-to-ski programs for students of all ages with a variety of disabilities in Adaptive Alpine Skiing and Snowboarding disciplines.

The DSABC also provides clinics for volunteer instructors; clinics for coaches and officials; learn to race programs and opportunities for competitive racing at all levels, with opportunities to become a member of DSABC’s BC Para-Alpine Ski Team.

Nationally Certified instructors and volunteers work one on one with their students to ensure that everyone has the opportunity to enjoy skiing or snowboarding as a part of an active and healthy lifestyle.

This course is open to all clients of The Winter Sports Company (both skiers and snowboarders) and will benefit anyone who is seriously considering working in the industry.

To take part on the course you have to join the Canadian Association for Disabled Skiers at $45.00 and pay a course fee of $250.00.