CADS Level 1 Course information for international visitors

ASSP offers Level 1 CADS (Canadian Adaptive Snowsports) Instructor Certification Courses for international visitors wishing to attain the world recognized Canadian Adaptive Ski or Snowboard Instructor Level 1 certification. 

This complete certification is for candidates interested in learning how to teach students with disabilities across all 4 disciplines of Autism Spectrum Disorder and Cognitive Impairments, visual impairments, sit ski for persons unable to stand and 3-4 track/outriggers for amputees etc. Candidates will learn tools and skills to safely and competently teach students of all abilities at a beginner level. 

General information 

  • The CADS level 1 Course is conducted over 2.5 days
    • Friday Evening, Saturday, and Sunday or other days of the week can be arranged but the course must be fully completed in one unit. All equipment is provided and helmets are mandatory.
  • Skier or Snowboarder Course option.
  • The fee for the course is $250 and includes expert tuition by nationally certified Course Conductors, instructor manual, certificate and pin. In addition, $58 CADS/ASSP membership fees are required which provides each candidate for liability cover during the Course and subsequent volunteering, for 12 months. 
  • This season, the Course dates are to be advised and are available from January 2022. Course dates will be arranged around your existing other Courses in Sun Peaks if applicable.
  • Opportunity to volunteer with ASSP upon successful Course completion (Criminal Record Check from your country is required).

To sign up please visit ASSP Snowline Portal or reach out to adaptivesportsatsunpeaks@gmail.com.

Please visit CADS Website for more information.