BASI Mountain Safety Course
One of the modules required for the BASI Level 3 ISIA qualification
This is a 5 day on snow training and assessment course complemented with lectures and seminars.
The first 3 days are devoted to training and then 2 days of assessment at the end.
The course trains and assesses students to lead clients on off piste descents within the confines of the ski area boundary.
It does not cover the use of axe, crampons, ropes or glacial travel.
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The course content includes the following:
- Snow and avalanche risk assessment
- Off piste ski technique
- Equipment for touring and off piste travel i.e. skinning/snow shoeing
- Map reading navigation and route selection
- Objective hazards and emergency procedures
- Leadership and conduct of a group in descent
On the course:
- All training course fees.
- 3 days training, 2 days assessment.
- Pre course information pack
- Telephone support
- CV advice
- Professional references
- Industry contacts
- Career advice
- Discounts on equipment
- Further courses with BASI
A member who holds the Level 2 Instructor Qualification and the Level 3 Mountain Safety Qualification can lead off pisted descents within the confines of the ski area boundary consistent with the laws of the country they are operating in. This must not include uphill travel or the planned use of axe, crampons, rope or overnight stays. Travel is restricted to non glacial terrain.
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