Level 2 Tennis Coaching Assistant
From October 2021 this qualification will be re-named (Level 2) LTA Instructor. For more information please see our FAQs.
The Level 2 Tennis Coaching Assistant certificate is ideal for coaches, 16 years and over, who have already achieved a Level 1 Coaching Certificate. The Level 2 course is taught by i2c's experienced, LTA qualified coaching team in first-class facilities across the UK.
This course builds on the foundation of the Level 1 certificate to teach the skills needed to lead the delivery of group coaching and tennis activity sessions under the guidance of a Level 3, or higher, LTA Accredited or LTA Accredited+ coach.
The course includes 3 modules - taught over 5 days - with additional experience gained under the guidance of an LTA accredited+ coach. Upon successfully completing this UKCC endorsed course, you will receive a Level 2 Certificate in Coaching Tennis, awarded by 1st4sport.
Plan and deliver a structured lesson using LTA level 2 coach resources
Coach beginners in group settings
Give advice on tactical and technical improvement for beginners
Who is the Level 1 Tennis Coaching Assistant course for?
The Level 2 Tennis Coaching Assistant certificate is ideal for coaches, 16 years and over, who have already achieved a Level 1 Coaching Certificate.
How is the course structured?
The course runs over 5 days. The days usually run from 9am to 5pm, but can vary at different venues. The need to gain valuable, on-court, experience between modules means that the course days are spread across several months.
Two consecutive days, Day 1 and Day 2
4 to 6 week break
During this break you must complete at least 4 hours of coaching experience with an LTA Accredited+ coach and work on 'My Training Diary’.
Two consecutive days, Day 3 and Day 4
4 to 6 week break
During this break you must complete at least another 4 hours of coaching experience with an LTA Accredited+ coach and finish work on 'My Training Diary’. You must ensure that you have completed your Training Diary and had it signed off by your course Tutor in order to be able to attend Day 5 of your course to carry out your on court summative assessment.
Pre-requisites for the Level 2 Tennis Coaching Assistant
To be allowed to begin the course, BEFORE day 1, you must have the following pre-requisites in place:
A current and valid LTA DBS Disclosure.
- Please apply for this at LTA DBS disclosure application
- Although most DBS applications are processed by the LTA within a fortnight, please be aware that it can take up to 2 months.
- This process cannot be fast-tracked so apply as early as possible to avoid the disappointment of not being able to attend your level 2 course.
A current and valid OFQUAL Emergency First Aid at Work certificate.
- You can apply for a course through Impact First Aid at: i2ctennis.co.uk/coach-education/firstaid