CERTIFICATION SCHOLARSHIPS

Eligibility:

  • New staff: If you are newly hired this year and take a course this year, you will be eligible for reimbursement next season.

  • Returning Staff: You must be hired for two consecutive seasons. In other words, if you worked as an instructor last year and are also working this year then you are eligible for sponsorship.

  • You must maintain good standing as follows:

    • comply with all policies and procedures

    • not receive more than 1 Performance Notice (and has corrected any conduct)

    • meet the minimum Time Commitments and not be absent from work due for any reason exceeding a maximum of 3 working days.

CSIA Level 1 Benefits:

Ski:

o   Staff course rate of $250 when the course is taken at Cypress Mountain and when registration is completed by cut off dates. Please visit the CSIA L1 Staff page for details and registration links.

CSIA/CASI Level 2 Benefits:

Ski:

o   25% coverage for course and 10 credit module.

o   25% coverage for successful exam pass.*

o   12.5% coverage for partial exam pass.*

·         Snowboard:

o   25% coverage for successful course pass.*

o   12.5% coverage for partial course pass.*

CSIA/CASI Level 3 Benefits:

Ski:

o   50% coverage for first time on Level 3 Training and 30 credit module.

o   25% coverage for subsequent Level 3 Training courses.

o   100% coverage for successful exam pass.*

o   50% coverage for partial exam pass.*

Snowboard:

o   50% coverage for first time on Level 3 Training course.

o   25% coverage for subsequent Level 3 Training courses.

o   100% coverage for successful exam pass.*

o   33.3% coverage per portion of exam pass.*

CASI/CSIA Level 4 Benefits:

o   100% coverage for first time on Level 4 Training and Trainer Development module.

o   50% coverage for subsequent Level 4 Training courses.

o   100% coverage for successful exam pass.*

o   50% coverage for partial exam pass.*

 

*Must return as FT/PT+ staff in following season – EXAM ONLY

 

CSIA / CASI SCHOLARSHIPS:

Both the CSIA & CASI offer scholarships for courses as well. To apply, please visit the website of each organization. 

 

HOW DO I MY MONEY BACK & GET MY PAY RAISE?

You may be eligible for an increase in your base wage if you have successfully completed a recognized course. See the Wage Page for details.

If you are eligible, email a copy of your new certification to Lili at lkolaric@cypressmountain.com. The CSIA & CASI do not inform us of successful passes so it is up to you to let us know, even if you took your course at Cypress!

If you are eligble for some money back for your course (see details above), please email your course receipts to Lili at lkolaric@cypressmountain.com by March 15th.