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About NZSIA Adaptive

NZSIA Adaptive Division has a renowned qualification for instructors wishing to work in this rewarding sector of the industry. The qualifications are designed to adapt teaching, techniques and equipment for people with a wide range of physical, intellectual or sensory disabilities to learn to ski or snowboard.

NZSIA Adaptive offers New Zealand based adaptive qualifications at Level One, for those that hold a Level One Ski/Snowboard Level One Certification, and at Level Two, for those that hold a Ski/Snowboard Level Two Certification and have adaptive experience.

The courses cover the recommended teaching progressions up to the appropriate level for: mono-ski, bi-ski, 4-track, 3-track, snowboard, visual impairments and intellectual impairments; lifting, loading and handling, etiquette, attitude and disability awareness.

Adaptive News

ISIA stamp avalanche courses in Japan

Get Avalanche trained this winter with the 4 days - ISIA stamp course. Hokkaido Collective is hosting 2 training opportunities with NZ guide and Alaskan avalanche forecaster Peter Bilous. Dates 23-26/01 or 27-30/01 Hurry up limited availabilities only. Don't miss out...

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PHOTO CONTEST: Win a one-day course credit!

We would love to share some photos from our membership that illustrate why we all love to teach snow sports. So here it is; we're running a two-week photo contest, with four separate one-day course credits as prizes (one per division). The Contest Send in your best...

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