Training

Current Open NSP Courses : Starting Date Closing Date

  • MTR 1 P035200001 02/18/20 ?

  • N/B Refresher P604200003 11/28/20 03/28/21


Annual Refreshers

*Required for ALL members

*Required for NSP (National Ski Patrol) members/candidates

OEC (Outdoor Emergency Care)

*Required for new NSP (National Ski Patrol) members/candidates

There are no OEC classes scheduled at this time.

MTR 1 (Mountain Travel and Rescue 1)

*Required for new NSP (National Ski Patrol) members/candidates

An NSP MTR 1 course will be offered in 2020. All members of the Patrol are welcome to take the class or participate in part of the class.

NSP's Mountain Travel and Rescue Program offers a sequence of courses that prepare patrollers and others to manage group safety and to participate in search-and-rescue operations in the mountains, including backcountry and off-piste settings. The courses cover:

  • basic survival skills

  • mountain travel techniques

  • wilderness navigation

  • hazard management

  • mountain weather

  • group dynamics

  • environmental considerations

  • medical problems specific to mountain environments

  • search-and-rescue principles

  • and emergency rescue techniques, including rope work.


This course is required for all NSP candidates (also required is FEMA 0100, and 0700 courses online. See FEMA below for more information.)

Everyone must also purchase the Manual TBD

The course schedule: TBD 2020

NSP members will so be able to register online:

  • Log in to the NSP website https://www.nsp.org/

  • Go to Members Resources and click on Course Schedule.

  • The course number equals TBD


Contact: josephcalbreath@gmail.com if you are interested.

FEMA Courses

* All members must complete FEMA 0100; upon completion, save a copy of your certificate and email to training@wbsp.org

*All NSP members must complete FEMA 0100 & 0700 AND enroll in the corresponding ICE course with NSP.org Completion certificates must be sent to the Instructor of Record. Questions? Email training@wbsp.org

Title: IS 100.C: Introduction to the Incident Command System

Directions: Upon completion of this online class save your certificate as a PDF and email to training@wbsp.org. NSP members only - once you email your certificate, register for P604190007 (NSP.org/ Course Schedule) this will add this certification to your member profile.

Description: CS 100, Introduction to the Incident Command System, introduces the Incident Command System (ICS) and provides the foundation for higher level ICS training. This course describes the history, features and principles, and organizational structure of the Incident Command System. It also explains the relationship between ICS and the National Incident Management System (NIMS).



Title: IS 700.C: Introduction to the Incident Command System

Directions: Upon completion of this online class save your certificate as a PDF and email to training@wbsp.org.

Description: This course provides an overview of the National Incident Management System (NIMS). The National Incident Management System defines the comprehensive approach guiding the whole community - all levels of government, nongovernmental organizations (NGO), and the private sector - to work together seamlessly to prevent, protect against, mitigate, respond to, and recover from the effects of incidents. The course provides learners with a basic understanding of NIMS concepts, principles, and components.