The Ski Patrol Training course must be successfully completed and assessed before Trainee status can be achieved.
A Resort Patroller will have a good understanding and working knowledge of a specific resort. They will be able to carry out their role within a team environment including more qualified and experienced patrollers, competently carry out all normal ski related daily tasks including the treatment and evacuation of less seriously injured or ill casualties.
A National Patroller will have a wide understanding and working knowledge of ski patrol beyond any single specific resort. Whilst eventually being committed to a specific resort they will demonstrate a broader range of competencies that are more transferable between resorts. A National Patroller will be able to lead, organise and competently carry out all the normal daily tasks including treatment of more seriously injured or ill casualties. They will also have a good understanding of the management of major incidents.
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