Continuing Professional Development (CPD)
All qualified snowsports coaches, leaders and instructors are required to attend regular continuing professional development (CPD) training after they qualify to revalidate their qualification and remain licensed and insured to operate.
For CPD training to be eligible to revalidate your qualification it must be relevant to the remit and scope of your qualification and either refresh knowledge of best practice methodologies or develop additional skills that improve the quality of your delivery.
Eligible CPD Training
ONSLOPE: All designated Snowsport Scotland onslope qualification training and CPD courses are eligible to revalidate your qualification for 3 years.
ONLINE: Selected Snowsport Scotland online webinars and training videos can also be used as CPD to revalidate your qualification. To use online CPD training for revalidation members will require to view/attend at least 3 online education sessions and upload the official CPD form (see below) to their Snowsport Scotland database profile. This will re-validate your qualification for 1 year.
Dates of all courses and webinars are published in the SSS Course Calendar and all CPD training videos are published through our online videos channel.
Snowsport Scotland may also permit external training courses to be recognised as valid CPD for qualification revalidation provided they are:-
- LEGITIMATE: (Delivered by accredited trainers/tutors, and bearing credible content and certification)
- RELEVANT: (Relevant to your qualification remit)
- CURRENT: (Containing the very latest updates and best practice)
If you are thinking of attending an external course for your CPD and would like confirmation that it will qualify for approval, please contact firstname.lastname@example.org before you book onto the course.