World Para Nordic Skiing works with a number of education partners to train and develop coaches, classifiers and officials for Para Nordic skiing.

Due to increasing athlete numbers and competition frequency, World Para Nordic Skiing have identified the need to train and develop both new and experienced Para Nordic skiing coaches, classifiers and officials

World Para Nordic Skiing will support you through your further and continuous training and development. Our pathway programme outlines how you can progress in your training and development through national, regional and international sport events. 

World Para Nordic Skiing will continue arrange new training opportunities and we also welcome initiatives from National Paralympic Committees, National Federations and Local Organising Committees to host education programmes.

Application process, questions and information request

For further information about training opportunities with Para Nordic Skiing or to apply to participate, you can contact Or complete and submit this expression of interest form.

If you would like to host an education event, you can complete a host application form. and return it to

TECHNICAL OFFICIAL training courses

World Para Nordic Skiing Officials Training courses are designed for either new or experienced officials. World Para Nordic Skiing offers a comprehensive training and support system to enable officials to develop and progress along the training pathway. 

Please see the following Education Guidelines:

Guidelines for Para biathlon IR Education PDF
Guidelines for Para Nordic skiing TD Education PDF


CLASSIFIER training courses

A number of training opportunities exist for suitably qualified individuals who are interested in becoming classifiers for World Para Nordic Skiing. 

Classifier training for all World Para Sports is coordinated through the IPC Medical and Scientific department. More information about upcoming training opportunities for classifiers can be found on the IPC website.

For more information on the education pathway for classifiers please visit the following page: Para Nordic skiing Classification


The World Para Nordic Skiing Introduction to Coaching Programme is designed for new Para Nordic skiing coaches. As the sport further grows, we will seek to offer advanced level courses for coaches who have been coaching Para Nordic skiing for some years but are looking to advance their skill level.

Programme information will be published on this page when available.