For those interested in becoming a Senior in the NSP, there are several paths open to you. The most important is that you are ready to step up and take your skills to the next level! To become a Senior Alpine Patroller you will need to complete the following: Senior Ski, Senior Toboggan, Senior Module of OEC, three electives. Some will choose to take a the path of becoming a Senior Patroller; this requires completion of Senior Module of OEC, Senior Aid Room Module and four electives. You can also do the Senior Patroller first, then add the S&T portion to become a Senior Alpine Patroller.
A great place to start is the Senior Module of OEC. Eligibility to test in Jan is defined as follows: “A patroller who has a “Join Date” on their National Personal Profile of 1/1/2018 or before, qualifies to take the test on January 12th 2020. That means that a patroller who went through the OEC class during 2018, passed their final OEC test, and patrolled last 18/19 season.”
Those interested in starting Senior training can contact Jim Vickroy or Wally Taylor for guidance.
Lots more information can be found on the Central Division Website! click here >> NSP Senior Program You can download the senior manual and copies of the sign off sheets as well as the evaluation form and other materials.
If you are ready to register for the Senior Program click here >> Senior Program – Ohio Region
ALSO – check out the options for senior training, and getting sign offs at senior rated hills as required in order to test. Ski/Riding Training Opportunities You will also find the link to sign up for classes here.
Senior Electives are listed in the national P&P and a copy is on our website under Tips and Tricks, just scroll down Senior Electives
We look forward to helping you on your journey!