Ski Teaching: Beginning
Academic Noncredit

Classroom and on-hill clinics for prospective ski instructors. Learn skills and knowledge necessary to teach downhill skiing. Includes study of recreation management issues associated with skiing, and practical teaching experience.

This noncredit class meets with a regular University of Utah credit course.

Online book and material fees may be added up until the first week of class. Students may opt out during the first two weeks of class. For more information, visit the Campus Store Inclusive Access Program's webpage. If you opt out, you will be responsible for obtaining the course materials yourself for the course.

Questions? Call Academic Programs at 801-585-9963 or use our online form.

Class Sections For Ski Teaching: Beginning (PRTS 450)

Fall 2023 Section 1, Starting on: 09/05/2023

This course is designed for students that know how to ski and who are interested in learning to teach skiing at a professional level. The course will cover strategies, theories, culture, and other topics related to skiing. Students will learn about building trust, assessing skills and emotions, setting goals, designing learning plans, and creating a safe and fun atmosphere for others on snow. Classes will be held on campus during the first half of the semester and at Brighton Resort at the end of the semester. Students will need to provide their own transportation to Brighton. Classroom meetings: Sept 5, 12, 19, 26; Oct 3, 17, 24, & 31. Field/on-snow sessions at Brighton: Nov 11, 12, 18, 19 Dec 2 and 3. * Dates may be adjusted due to snow conditions. To determine the last day to drop this miscellaneous course, see

Date(s) Day Time Location
09/05/23 - 10/31/23 T 6:00 pm -8:00 pm JOHN WIDTSOE BLDG 208
Tuition: $393.00 + Special Fee: $25.00 = $418.00      



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