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Instructor Development Course

  • Seal Beach Fire Station #48 3131 North Gate Road Seal Beach, CA, 90740 United States (map)

The Instructor Development Course is a prerequisite for all NSP educational disciplines: OEC, OET, MTR, AVY, and more.

Your participation in this program is crucial to future patrollers. Please sign up today.

We will be putting on an Instructor Development Course on Sunday, November 18, at the Orange County Fire Station #48 in Seal Beach. The course will start at 8:30AM and is expected to last approximately 8 hours. Lunch will be provided.

You must register for this course on the NSP website to enroll in the class. Log into your NSP page and under Member Resources, choose "Course Schedule" and search under course number for F050180028. Click on the course name (Instructor Development), click "Register Myself", and follow the directions all the way to checkout and confirmation. There is no charge for the course, your cart will say $0.00. Please copy me at dch@cadwest.com on the course confirmation.

You must download the course textbook, "Training the Adult Learner" and study the first ten chapters prior to class. This book is available free from the National Ski Patrol web site (nsp.org) in the Education Resources/Instructor Development section. It is not necessary to print the entire 159-page book. You may download it to a tablet, laptop, or desktop PC and study it on your computer. Space is limited, this course is expected to fill, so please sign up early.

This course is open to all Southern California Region patrollers. The Instructor Development Course is an elective for the Senior Program and a prerequisite for becoming an instructor in any NSP discipline (Avalanche, Instructor Development, Mountain Travel and Rescue, Outdoor Emergency Care, and Outdoor Emergency Transportation). Please advise me (e-mail: dch@cadwest.com) by November 10 if you will be attending the course.

Douglas Hill
Instructor Development Program Supervisor
NSP Southern California Region & Far West Division
e-mail:  dch@cadwest.com or fwd-id@farwest.org

Earlier Event: November 18
Multi-Cycle Refresher
Later Event: January 8
Region Meeting