This qualification will run on the following dates:
The LTA Level 3 Coach Qualification is a 10 day assessed course aimed at people looking to progress from the Level 2 and work full-time within the tennis coaching profession. The qualification is an assessed course and is awarded by 1st4sport.
Upon successful completion you will be able to work independently and coach beginners and improvers in group and individual lessons as well as overseeing the work of Level 1 and 2 Coach Assistants.
The course is 11 days in duration, consisting of 10 days of delivery and 1 day of assessment. The course is split over a minimum period of 4 months and will cover areas such as understanding how to set up and run aspects of a coaching programme, disability awareness, how to work within the competitive structure in the UK and organise LTA participation programmes such as GBTW, Tennis Xpress, Cardio Tennis, Touchtennis and Tennis Tuesdays. Additionally, the course requires candidates to complete an online portfolio and gain a minimum of 27 hours experience assisting an LTA Accredited coach between the course modules.
- Hold the Level 2 Coach Assistant Qualification or equivalent
- Be LTA Accredited or hold an Enhanced DBS check with Child Barred List through the LTA that is less than 12 months old. Please note that volunteer checks cannot be accepted for qualifications.
- Hold a valid certificate of competence in either First Aid at Work (FAW) or Emergency First Aid at Work (EFAW) or have successfully completed the OFQUAL Level 2 in First Aid
- Have (or have had) a rating of 6.1 or hold a Play Test Grade 1
Candidates must attend all the sessions of the course at the same venue and pass all elements of assessment to be successful.