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 2024 Section 1, Starting on: 09/03/2024

Students that know how to ski and who are interested in learning to teach skiing at a professional level benefit from this class. We 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 3, 17, 24; Oct 1, 15, 22, & 29, Nov 5. Field/on-snow sessions at Brighton: Nov 23, 24, 30, Dec 1. * Dates may be adjusted due to snow conditions. To determine the last day to drop this miscellaneous course, see There may be additional expenses that students will need to cover to participate in this course. These items may include food, gear rentals, and transportation costs. More details will be made available during the pre-course meeting.

Date(s) Day Time Location
09/03/24 - 10/29/24 T 6:00 pm -8:00 pm HPER NORTH 226
Tuition: $408.00 + Special Fee: $25.00 = $433.00      



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