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Entry-level trainings 2019

17 December 2018

New dates published for entry-level training

Grooming the perfect slope – it’s not child’s play. Impressing visitors with flawless slopes and an unforgettable ski experience comes down to different factors. The weather has to play its part and you need the right snow groomers. The people behind the controls of the vehicles are far more important, however, than the technical components: well-trained PistenBully drivers not only perform good work, but also contribute to efficient and sustainable use of the machines and the resource snow, as well as to safety on the slopes. The entry-level training offered by the PRO ACADEMY prepares new or inexperienced drivers for their first assignments.

What does entry-level training involve?

The PRO ACADEMY entry-level training provides participants with a solid grounding in the themes of drivers, vehicles and slopes. The classroom training covers the technical workings of a snow groomer, operation of the vehicle and the basics of grooming.

The course content can be tailored to the participants’ level of knowledge thanks to small class sizes, which also allows enough time for any questions.

The following content is covered:

·         Safety instructions

·         Snow as a medium

·         Snow groomer operation

·         Driving and working with a snow groomer

·         Grooming a ski slope

·         Special applications

·         Conservation and eco-friendly working

·         Maintenance for the driver

What has been happening…

This year has also seen numerous people go through and be impressed by the training. The courses are held at various locations throughout the Alps. The course participants receive a certificate once they pass the test – a qualification that can make a crucial difference when looking for a job. Some graduates have even found a job in the ski resort straight after the course. The employers’ opinion: graduates of the PRO ACADEMY are really easy to instruct, as they already have excellent background knowledge.

Here is an overview of dates for entry-level training in 2019: https://portal.proacademy.info/pistenbullyilp/pages/coursedescription.jsf?courseId=168019&catalogId=115677

Psst – no time for offline training? The “Snow Grooming for Beginners” course is also available as online training for PC, tablet and smartphone. This allows you to access and learn the content at anytime and wherever you are. More info here: …


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