NZMGA Ski Guide Pathway
Logged Experience - Skiing
To apply for a place on the Ski Guide Pathway, you must present for consideration to the NZMGA Training Officer a ski touring and ski mountaineering...Read More
Pre-Hospital Emergency Care Certificate (PHEC)
This advanced outdoor first aid qualification is recognised by New Zealand outdoor education and adventure tourism providers. During the 5-day...Read More
Avalanche Risk Management - Stage 1
This certificate is available via external providers. It is an introductory professional course for people involved in the safety of alpine...Read More
Ski Guide Pathway Application
To be allocated a place on the Ski Guide Pathway, you must have met the following criteria:
Have completed the Logged Experience - Skiing...
Entry into Training Phase
Snow and Ice Guide Training Course
This guides' training course is to take solid amateur mountaineering skills and knowledge and teach the candidate how to change/modify techniques...Read More
Technical Ski Exam
A Pass in this Examination is a Pre-requisite to the Ski Guiding Training Course. It is a Pass/Fail examination.
This is an assessment of personal...
Ski Guide Training Course
This guides training course is to take solid amateur backcountry ski touring skills and knowledge and teach the candidate how to change/modify...Read More
Level 1 Ski Assessment Course
Participants will be assessed on their personal ski touring, ski mountaineering, skiing ability, and rope rescue techniques. Participants will be...Read More
Assistant Guide Status
Ski Guide Apprenticeship
To be allocated a place on a Ski Guide Level 2 Course, you must have met the following criteria:
Have Assistant Ski Guide status.
At least two...
Avalanche Risk Management - Stage 2
This certificate is available via external providers. It is incorporated in the Diploma in Avalanche Studies at Otago Polytechnic.
Level 2 Ski Assessment Course
Participants may be assessed on any topic of the Ski Guide syllabus at any stage of the course and will be requred to teach and supervise revision...Read More