Late last year I attained my PSIA Alpine Level 1 Certification and and now beginning the long road towards attaining Level 2! I'll probably take the exam either next season, or if I'm not ready, the season after.
So far I've been doing a bunch of teaching at my home snow sports school (Levels 1 to 4), taking advantage of in-house clinics and plan to shadow Level 5 to 7 classes.
This season I also plan to complete my PSIA prerequisites and think I'll start with the online PSIA Alpine Level 2 Written Exam. I have the necessary education materials (Core Concepts for Snowsports Instructors, Alpine Technical Manual, Adult Alpine Teaching