BASI Adaptive Courses

Adaptive alpine and snowboarding courses and qualifications are organised and delivered by BASI.  
Volunteering and instructing with DSUK is a fundamental step to achieve the BASI Adaptive qualifications. It gives you the necessary experience to validate your qualifications.
BASI Adaptive Level One
This qualification is for those wishing to find employment in a non-mountain environment, i.e. indoor snowslopes.

For more information check the BASI website.
BASI Adaptive Level Two
This course is open to those who already hold a ski qualification, BASI (Adaptive Level 1 or Alpine Level 2), and who have 35 hours of Adaptive Ski School experience.

If you pass the 10-day course, which takes place in Europe, you will be able to teach in a mountain environment.

For more information check the BASI website .
BASI Adaptive Level Three
To undertake the Adaptive Level 3, you need to have successfully completed the Adaptive Level 2 Instructor Qualification, be able to ski and demonstrate all adaptive equipment, be 18 years of age or older, and have completed 200 hours of teaching experience.

For more information check the BASI website.
BASI Adaptive Snowboard Level One
To undertake this course you must be a BASI Snowboard Level 2 instructor. If you pass the Adaptive Snowboard Level 1 you will be able to work in indoor snow centres with novice to early intermediate adaptive snowboarders.

For more information check the BASI website.  
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Please go to - choose "courses" and then "adaptive" for full information of the Adaptive Pathway.

Brookie Bursary

BASI Instructors can access the Brookie Bursary to assist with the cost of their Adaptive course.

Simon Brooke was a BASI ski teacher working in France. Tragically in August 2003 Simon’s life was cut short when he was killed in a car crash.  Since this tragic accident, one of Simon’s closest friends and mentors, BASI Trainer Gareth Roberts, has organised an annual ski race named the Brookie Bowl. Held in Courchevel each season, the aim of this race is to keep Simon’s memory alive by raising funds for Disability Snowsport UK to assist instructors to access the BASI Adaptive course.