Professional Development - NZQA ACCREDITED Snowsport WORKPLACE TRAINING AT TUKINO

The Tukino Skifield is recognized by Skills Active Aotearoa as a Registered Workplace. Skills Active is the Industry Training Organisation (ITO) for Outdoor Recreation (including Snowsport).

Tukino is able to offer some of the following NZQA certified courses directly from the workplace (Tukino Skifield). These courses are available to our Tukino Volunteer Ski Patrollers and other full-time or volunteer Tukino Skifield staff.

Ski patrol

New Zealand Certificate in Snowsport, Patrol (Level 4).

ENROLMENT FOR THIS COURSE IS NOW OPEN.

Training for the New Zealand Certificate in Snowsport Patrol (Level 4) is available over a 1-2 year period in return for your voluntary patrolling at Tukino.

This training consists of on field training and assessment in the NZQA Unit Standards associated with the certificate.

This course is available to our Tukino Volunteer Ski Patrollers and other full-time Tukino Skifield staff.

Here are several web sites that will be of interest to those of you who wish to study for the New Zealand Certificate in Snowsport Patrol (Level 4).

New Zealand Qualification Authority website.

Skills Active Aotearoa website.

You can enrol for this course NOW using the on-line Skills Active Enrolment Portal.

The Enrolment Cost for this course is $230.00. TMCA will invoice you for this amount when we receive your application via the Skills Active Enrolment Portal.

New Zealand Certificate in Snowsport, Patrol Leader (Level 5).

This certificate qualification is planned to be available sometime in 2019.

Like the New Zealand Certificate in Snowsport Patrol (Level 4) we plan to offer this course to our Tukino Volunteer Ski Patrollers and other Tukino full-time staff when it becomes available.

New Zealand Qualification Authority website.

Skills Active Aotearoa website.

When it becomes available, you can enrol for this course on-line using the Skills Active Enrolment Portal.

Avalanche Risk Management

Limited Credit Program, Introductory Avalanche Risk Management (i-ARM) (Level 5).

ENROLMENT FOR THIS COURSE IS NOW OPEN.

To obtain this qualification on the job, a Skills Active trainee needs to be working as a volunteer or paid employee in the snowsport industry.

This course is available to our Tukino Volunteer Ski Patrollers and other Tukino full-time staff.

You can enrol for this course NOW using the on-line Skills Active Enrolment Portal.

The Enrolment Cost for this course is $172.50. TMCA will invoice you for this amount when we receive your application via the Skills Active Enrolment Portal.

There will also be an Assessment Fee for this course $ TBA.

For more details about this course see the Skills Active Aotearoa iARM Information Sheet.

New Zealand Certificate in Avalanche Risk Management (Level 5). (Equivalent to the old Avalanche 1 qualification).

This certificate qualification is expected to become available towards the end of the 2019 ski season as a stand alone qualification through Skills Active as a Workplace Training Course.

In the interim you can enrol NOW in the iARM (Level 5) Course which contains a subset of the ARM Course Unit Standards. You can pick up the remaining Unit Standards required to complete the full ARM Course when they become available towards the end of the 2019 ski season.

New Zealand Qualification Authority website.

Skills Active Aotearoa website.

New Zealand Certificate in Avalanche Risk Management (Level 6). (Equivalent to the old Avalanche 2 qualification).

New Zealand Qualification Authority website.

This course is available through the following provider:

Otago Polytechnic.

Ski/Snowboard instructors Qualifications.

The New Zealand Snowsports Instructors Alliance (NZSIA) provides a wide range of NZQA certified Ski/Snowboard Instructors Courses.

See the New Zealand Snowsports Instructors Alliance (NZSIA) website for more details.

Other Skills Active Snowsport qualifications.

Click here to see other available Skills Active Snowsport qualifications.

If you are interested in any of these NZQA certificate training courses associated with the snowsport industry, please contact:

Bruce McGregor,

Registered Assessor (Tukino),

Email: bruce.mcgregor@xtra.co.nz

or

Phone: 07 377 0807