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RM - Alpine Level 3 Ski Assessment

Date: Friday, March 3, 2023 from 8:45 am - 4 pm MT
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Event Type: Certification Exam

Location: Aspen Highlands Ski Area

Host Division: Rocky Mountain

Registration Information:
- First Chair Rate: $230.00 (available through Thursday, February 2)
- Last Chair Rate: $245.00
- CEUs: 6

Prerequisites: Current PSIA-AASI Membership, Alpine Level 2 Certification, Alpine Level 3 Professional Knowledge Exam ($20 fee), Successful completion of the Children's Specialist 2 and one other prerequisite course from the list of Alpine Level 3 Prerequisite Courses

Registration Deadline: Monday, February 27, 2023, 11:59 pm MT

Online Registration: CLOSED

Course Description:

Alpine Level 3 Exam Ski

Please note, this is one day of a THREE-DAY Assessment. If you would like to attend all three days, please register for the MA and TEACH Days as well

Level 3 Level 2 is a trade certification validating a candidate's ability to safely demonstrate for and inspire level 8 and 9 skiers on all terrain, including double black bumps and variable terrain.

ON-SNOW SKIING ASSESSMENT: The skiing tasks are divided into three sections - Highlighted, Basic Blended, and Applied. Feedback and scores will be given regarding your performance in relationship to the Level 3 National Standard. Please see task descriptors in the IDP or the videos on The Matrix website for the list of possible tasks.

Participants must complete the Alpine Level 3 Professional Development Exam at least 72 hours prior to attending the on-snow assessment.

Suggested Reading at Level 3:

  • Teaching SnowSports Manual
  • Alpine Technical Manual
  • Adult Alpine Teaching Handbook

If you have a partial pass in another division you wish to apply, please email it to for approval in the Rocky Mountain process.

Purchase these and other educational materials online at this link.

Members receive free digital copies of some manuals with membership.

Click here to view the event materials under the Alpine Level 3 Section.

Lodging Information: Please check out this document to view discounted lodging rates for the season by location.