LTA Level 2 Tennis Coaching Instructor

This enhanced five day qualification, is ideal for those looking to build on the coaching foundations of LTA Assistant/Level 1, enabling you to lead (not assist) in the delivery of group coaching.

Learning outcomes include:

  • Develop more advanced skills in communication and organisation
  • Have introductory knowledge of ‘observation and analysis’ of players
  • Be able to provide general coaching advice across physical, mental, tactical, and technical domains
  • Plan and deliver structured lessons from official LTA Adult and Junior coaching products e.g., Cardio Tennis, Tennis Xpress, LTA Youth
  • Understand basic principles of skill acquisition, safeguarding and player development.

Typical deployment

  • LTA Instructors will be trained to lead group coaching at any venue. The course learning outcomes are delivered in the context of beginner and intermediate group coaching, across adults and juniors.  However, the course covers basic knowledge and skills that are applicable for any age of player and any level of player.  LTA instructors will typically be deployed as part of a large programme, schools out-reach initiative, leisure centres, or smaller venues that do not have an LTA Coach (Level 3) available.




Day 1 = Sunday 15th September 2024
Day 2 = Sunday 29th September 2024
Day 3 = Sunday 13th October 2024
Day 4 = Saturday 16th November 2024

Cardiff Met University

Day 1 = Sunday 22nd September 2024
Day 2 = Sunday 29th September 2024
Day 3 = Sunday 20th October 2024
Day 4 = Sunday 3rd November 2024

James Alexander Barr Tennis Centre (Colwyn Bay)

All days 9am – 5pm

To book this course you must meet all of the pre-requisites. See below for more detail.

*Please be aware that in order to complete this course you will have to also pay extra for the following:


There are two separate components to LTA Qualifications; Training and Assessment.


The LTA Instructor course consists of five days of face to face training time, which are separated by a minimum of four weeks (to provide time for 10 hours’ work experience & course work-completion). At LTA Instructor, the five days of learning are split into core and elective days. There are four days of core training and one day of elective (coaches choose what specialisation they do for their fifth day). Core and elective training is booked (and paid for) separately.


Final assessments are conducted during a real-life lesson of your choice, at a tennis venue of your choice.  Assessments are recorded by you (using smartphone equipment) and then submitted virtually by video upload. For more details please see the Assessments page.


  • Hold a valid LTA DBS – Apply for a DBS
  • Candidates must fully complete five training days (core and elective) and all coursework tasks before they can book their final assessment in sequence.
  • Hold a valid certificate of competence in either First Aid at Work (FAW) Emergency First Aid at Work (EFAW), Paediatric First Aid (PFA) or have successfully completed the OFQUAL Level 3 in First Aid prior to assessment. This is to ensure you are safe to practice upon qualifying.
  • A current or previous rating of 7.1 or higher or successfully complete a readiness test.  The readiness test can take up to 2 weeks to complete – please allow sufficient time to complete.  The test must be uploaded and sent to the LTA Assessor team.  LTA Instructor Readiness test


You are eligible to bypass the Level 2 qualification if you meet ALL of the criteria set out below:

  • If you have or have previously had an ATP or WTA singles or doubles world ranking; OR if you have previously had an ITF wheelchair singles or doubles world ranking in the top 10 in the last 5 years; and
  • If you have a written recommendation from your Level 1 tutor that you have the skills (in their opinion) to bypass the Level 2 course; and
  • Internal approval from either the LTA coaching department (for non-disabled coaches only) or the Disability Performance Team (for coaches with a disability only).


To book a place on this course simply click on the button below, choose a suitable date / location and then complete the registration form and payment section: