By Mark Brown, Co-Executive Director (

Terminology Changes

With the adaptation of CSA1210-17 there is a change in terminology that you and your members should be aware of.

  1. Only instructors are ‘certified’ for a set period of time.
  2. Patrollers are ‘qualified’ and undergo an annual ‘re-qualification’ for Advanced First Aid and every three years for On-snow. Other environmental training may have a different qualification period.

An Instructor who participates in an annual Instructor Yearly Update (to maintain their certification) may also undergo their Annual qualification at the same time.

Manuals and other documents are being changed/updated as we move forward.

Terminology Changes

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