Children's

Certification

The following document contains important information regarding Children's Specialist Certification through the Professional Ski Instructors of America (PSIA).  If you are a member preparing for an exam please download and read through this information.  

Children's Specialist Standards.pdf

 
The online written test can be found by clicking the link below. Your login is the same that you use for TheSnowPros.com.  The test is currently bundled with the Children's workbook.  Add the appropriate Workbook to your cart.  Check out and the next page that will pop up is a link to your test.  Click on that link.  You will need to download the workbook before the system will allow you to take the written test.  Once you have completed the test, you will be able to print out a certificate to keep for your records. If you have any questions, please feel free to contact the NI Office: office@psia-ni.org or 406-599-7670.

ONLINE WRITTEN TEST

Pathway to Children's Specialist

Children's Specialist 1:

-Prerequisite:  Current certified Level 1 member of PSIA / AASI.  Candidates must complete the CS1 Workbook and pass the CS1 online test before exam date.
-Required Clinics:  Children's Specialist 1 Prep Clinic
-There is a four week waiting period between when you take the prep and can participate in the assessment.
-Recommended Clinics:  Attend a minimum of one Children's Clinic 

Children's Specialist 2:

-Prerequisite:  Current certified level 2 member of PSIA / AASI.  Candidates must complete the CS2 Workbook and pass CS2 online test before exam date.
-Required Clinics:  Children's Specialist 2 Prep Clinic
-There is a four week waiting period between when you take the prep and can participate in the assessment.

-Recommended Clinics:  Attend a minimum of one Children's Clinic