Southern Division Certified Program
2014 Exam At Snowshoe Photos
2014 Certfied Exam

2015 Southern Division Certfied Clinics and Exam Dates Announced
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Certified is a program that demands “…the highest level of proficiency from patrollers through training and testing and would promote a level of patrolling in which there would be no compromise with excellence in skiing, first aid, patrol management, administration and leadership.” — George Wesson [1921-2010], who developed the Certified Program for NSP and subsequently for Southern Division.

This program includes the following modules, all of which must be completed with a three-year period:

  • Module 1: Area Operations and Risk Management
  • Module 2: Avalanche Management
  • Module 3: Emergency Care
  • Module 4: Lift Evacuation and Rope Knowledge
  • Module 5: Skiing/Snowboarding
  • Module 6: Toboggan Handling