Perfect North Slopes hosts an annual OEC class starting in August and ending in November. Classes are typically every Tuesday and Thursday evenings from 6:30-9:30pm. After becoming a certified in OEC, patrollers are also required to attend a 1 day training each year. These dates are typically held on a weekend and vary each season.
If your status with National Ski Patrol is current, it is possible for you to join/transfer to our patrol. Please contact us for more details.
At Perfect North, we do not allow our patrollers to "Challenge" the course in order to test out. Although this is an option at the National level we feel it is important for our patrollers to attend our course. There are a lot of topics that we cover during the class that are not part [...]
No. The OEC certification is a National requirement to become a Ski Patroller. In addition, there are different restrictions and methods that are used on the hill when taking care of a guest. The OEC class covers both information and hands on training with the equipment that we use on the hill and in the [...]
Yes. All patrollers will become certified in “Outdoor Emergency Care”. Outdoor Emergency Care® is the NSP’s award-winning training program for patrollers and others in the recreation community who deal with emergency situations. This nationally recognized program is designed to help you manage the toughest emergencies, in all seasons. Developed in the late 1980s for [...]