Coach education

Tennis coaching

The LTA Level 1 Coach Assistant Qualification is an introduction to tennis coaching, aimed at learners who are enthusiastic about tennis and want to become involved in delivering Mini Tennis. You will learn how to motivate and inspire players, organise safe sessions and have an understanding of the LTS Mini Tennis structure. The Level 1 course is 100% court-based, and all activities within the course take place either on court or at court side. Please note you must be at least 16 years of age to enrol on this course and have a satisfactory enhanced LTA Criminal Records Bureau disclosure within the last 12 months, this can be obtained from the course providers. Tennis Coach Education informatino is available to download as a PDF. Tennis Coach Education Dates are also avaiilable and the Tennis Student Coach brochure as PDF's.

Enrol and find out more

Visit the LTA website to enrol find out more about what you will learn, the entry requirements, personal support requirements, dates, times and prices.

You can also contact our Coach Education Co-ordinator

Ann Williams
Tel: 07591 024361
Email: a.williams5@exeter.ac.uk

 

The LTA Level 2 Coach Assistant Qualification is aimed at tennis coaching assistants who want to improve their coaching skills and be able to work with groups of beginners on their own under the umbrella programmes of a licensed coach. The course will build on the skills learnt on the Level 1 Award in Coaching Tennis (QCF) and will expand knowledge of working with groups of players in different environments. The focus is on running short-format competitions that will allow beginners to enjoy competing. Please note you must be over 16 years of age and you must hold the following qualifications; Level 1 Coach Assistant Qualification or LTA Tennis Assistants or a 1st4Sport Level 2 qualification in another sport, you must be LTA accredited or hold a LTA DBS which is less than 12 months old. You must also a first aid qualification.

Enrol and find out more

Visit the LTA website to enrol find out more about what you will learn, the entry requirements, personal support requirements, dates, times and prices.

You can also contact our Coach Education Co-ordinator

Ann Williams
Tel: 07591 024361
Email: a.williams5@exeter.ac.uk

 

The LTA Level 3 Coach Qualification is for people who want to work full time within the tennis coaching profession. On successful completion of the coach qualification candidates will be able to coach beginners and improvers in groups and as individuals, understand the basics of business management, and understand the competitive structure in the UK. Manage the work of level 1 and 2 coaching assistants. The course is over 14 days split into 4 modules of 3 days each and 2 assessment days. There will be a gap between modules to allow coaches to experience 27 hours of coaching on before moving through the course. Candidates must attend and pass all modules on the course to be successful.

To be eligible candidates will need to; hold the Level 2 Coaching Assistant Qualification, be LTA registered, or have an enhanced DBS check, have (or have had) a rating of 6.1 or play-test-grade of 1 and hold a valid First Aid Certificate.

Enrol and find out more

Visit the LTA website to enrol find out more about what you will learn, the entry requirements, personal support requirements, dates, times and prices.

You can also contact our Coach Education Co-ordinator

Ann Williams
Tel: 07591 024361
Email: a.williams5@exeter.ac.uk

 

The Level 4 Senior Club Coach qualification is aimed at coaches who will either be managing a section of a commercial club or running a team of coaches in a park or a members' club. On successful completion of the senior club coach qualification coaches will be able to manage a team of coaches, work effectively with tennis participants from mini tennis red to adult competition, understand advanced tactical and technical skills. The course is split into 17 days with modules and assessment days, candidates must attend and pass all modules to be successful. To be eligible candidate must hold the Level 3 Club Coach, performance coach, DCA or a non LTA qualification awarded with NVQ Level 2 in Coaching Teaching.

Enrol and find out more

Visit the LTA website to enrol find out more about what you will learn, the entry requirements, personal support requirements, dates, times and prices.

You can also contact our Coach Education Co-ordinator

Ann Williams
Tel: 07591 024361
Email: a.williams5@exeter.ac.uk

This is a new 6 hour workshop is developed by the LTA and its network for Coach Education Centres and tutors. It is aimed at coaches who deliver Mini Tennis sessions and coaches who lead Mini Tennis Programmes. To book onto the course coaches must have an LTA Level 2 qualification or above. The workshop trains coaches to deliver dynamic sessions by suggesting an easy to use session structure, a range of organisational formats and loads of ideas to keep kids active and engaged in their learning. In addition the workshops covers some ideas on technical and tactical development and competition. Coaches attending the course will receive a resource pack which includes a new range of videos which bring the course content to life and 6 CPD credits. The course is very practical so please wear appropriate clothing. Please check the LTA website for latest dates.

Enrol and find out more

Visit the LTA website to enrol find out more about what you will learn, the entry requirements, personal support requirements, dates, times and prices.

You can also contact our Coach Education Co-ordinator

Ann Williams
Tel: 07591 024361
Email: a.williams5@exeter.ac.uk

This course qualifies you to deliver Cardio Tennis at your venue. A fun, sociable, group fitness class set to music, suitable for all ages and abilities. By the end of the course coaches will be able to attract and retain players by delivering Cardio Tennis to a wide range of players with different tennis abilities and fitness levels. The 6 hour course will cover the structure of a Cardio Tennis class, and effective promotion. The course is very practical so all coaches will have an opportunity to experience participating and delivering elements of a Cardio Tennis class. In order to book, as a minimum you must have one of the following qualifications and accreditations; tennis coaches must have An LTA Accredited Level 2 Coaching Assistant or above, fitness instructors must have REPs Level 2 or above and PE teachers must have qualified and active secondary school teacher qualification. Please check the LTA website for latest dates.

Enrol and find out more

Visit the LTA website to enrol find out more about what you will learn, the entry requirements, personal support requirements, dates, times and prices.

You can also contact our Coach Education Co-ordinator

Ann Williams
Tel: 07591 024361
Email: a.williams5@exeter.ac.uk

Building strength and flexibility whilst returning tennis bodies back to a balanced state. We take a look at common tennis injuries and what contributes towards their cause, view a physical training programme from a different perspective, experience Pilates and yoga based strength and flexibility exercises and discuss ideas as to how we can incorporate this into our training programmes.

Enrol and find out more

Visit the LTA website to enrol find out more about what you will learn, the entry requirements, personal support requirements, dates, times and prices.

You can also contact our Coach Education Co-ordinator

Ann Williams
Tel: 07591 024361
Email: a.williams5@exeter.ac.uk

The Disability Awareness Course is delivered by LTA Coach Education Centres, and covers the key information and skills required to be a coach who can deliver tennis sessions to all. The course will inform coaches of the specific impairment groups (Wheelchair, Visually Impaired, Deaf and Learning Disabilities), the implications for working with these impairment groups individually and in integrated sessions, and how to deliver sessions accordingly. Practical elements include participation in ‘disability simulation’ to allow coaches to experience the challenges faced by disabled people, followed by an opportunity to coach individuals with impairment. The DAC forms part of the Level 3 course, but limited spaces are open to coaches wishing to attend the day. The course is open to registered Level 2 Coaching Assistants and above, and licensed coaches will be given 6 LTA license points. Please check the LTA website for latest dates.

Enrol and find out more

Visit the LTA website to enrol find out more about what you will learn, the entry requirements, personal support requirements, dates, times and prices.

You can also contact our Coach Education Co-ordinator

Ann Williams
Tel: 07591 024361
Email: a.williams5@exeter.ac.uk

Swimming coaching

The ASA/UKCC level one is the first step towards becoming a swimming teacher or coach and is a practical qualification developing knowledge and skills needed to be a swim teacher. Once qualified, the holder will be able to assist teaching of a limited range of basic skills under the supervision of a qualified UKCC Teacher / Coach. The ASA / UKCC qualifications have replaced the ASA Swimming Teachers qualifications. Candidates must be 16 years or older at the start of the course.

This qualification is made up of a series of learning outcomes and assessment criteria. Assessment is through the completion of a series of tasks set by the ASA Awarding Body. The purpose of assessment is to ensure that effective learning has taken place to give learners the opportunity to achieve the learning outcomes and assessment criteria.

The assessment contains theory, observation records and review records. Please note that all learning outcomes and assessments must be achieved and evidence produced by the learner must be their own. The qualification is not graded, it is a pass or fail.

Please check the ASA website for more information on the course syllabus and contact St Luke’s Sports Centre on 01392 724940 or stlukessportscentre@exeter.ac.u for up-to-date courses dates, times and prices.

This qualification enables people to teach or coach unsupervised and is essential for employment as a swimming teacher. Once qualified, the holder can teach groups of a range of abilities using the ASA National Plan for Teaching or coaching Swimming. Candidates must be 17 years of age or older at the start of the course and must hold at least one of the following; ASA/UKCC Level One Certificate for Teaching Aquatics / Coaching, ASA Level One Certificate for Teaching Swimming (post 2002), ASA Assistant Teachers Certificate (Swimming) (post September 1994) or STA (Swimming Teachers Association) Certificate (post September 1994).

This is a practical qualification developing the knowledge skills needed to be a swim teacher building in the knowledge of the ASA Level 1 Swimming Assistant course. Assessment includes; theory, lessons plans, lessons overviews, observation records, evaluations and action plans. The Tutor will cover; practical teaching, planning, preparation, group work, presentations and interactive games. The course usually runs over 5 consecutive days and cost in the region of £680.

Please check the ASA website for more information on the course syllabus and contact St Luke’s Sports Centre on 01392 724940 or stlukessportscentre@exeter.ac.u for up-to-date courses dates, times and prices.

The RLSS UK National Pool Lifeguard Qualification (NPLQ) is the most widely recognised lifeguard qualification in the UK and Ireland and includes both practical and theory sessions. Candidates must meet the following criteria: Be at least 16 years of age prior to assessment, complete a minimum of 36 contact hours of theory and practical training prior to assessment, complete exercises in 'The Lifeguard' manual, be able to meet the following basic fitness criteria, swim 50m in less than one minute, swim 100m continuously on your front then 100m on your back, tread water in deep water for more than 30 seconds, surface dive to the deepest part of the pool, climb out of the pool unaided, candidates should also be fluent in conversational English. Assessment will be on the last day which includes both practical and theory exam.

You can also renew your existing NPLQ qualification with us. Please note you will need to provide a copy of your twenty hours of on-going training in order to renew. The cost is £50.00 and includes the assessment and all relevant paperwork. If you are currently employed as a lifeguard for the University then you are entitled to a discounted renewal fee.

Please check the ASA website for more information on the course syllabus and contact St Luke’s Sports Centre on 01392 724940 or stlukessportscentre@exeter.ac.u for up-to-date courses dates, times and prices.

This course provides candidates with information and training on the standards required for the effective management and operation of swimming pool and spa water treatment equipment. Candidates must be at least 18 years of age and must complete the pre-course worksheet assignment. The course covers; industry recommendation and guidance, pollution removal, circulation, filtration, ventilation and heating systems, water treatment (pH), water testing, recording readings, maintenance schedules, disinfectants, principles of health and safety, preventative and troubleshooting actions, environmental implications and hazards of electricity.

The assessment includes: completion of pre-course assignment, completion of course modules and manual, achieving the theory test and practical water testing analysis and interpretation.

7, 8, 9 August 2018

£290

To book please contact St Luke’s Sports Centre on 01392 724940

Other courses

The Secondary Schools Tennis Teachers course has been developed to give you the confidence and skills you need to deliver both traditional and modified versions of the game. As part of the course you will also learn about cross-curricular activities, how to organise competitions, leaderships skills and volunteering.

In addition to the Tennis for Teacher course we will also be delivering Inclusivity in tennis which will enable you to adapt games modify sessions to increase accessibility to tennis.

The course takes place on 15 October between 09:30 and 15:00 in the Indoor Tennis Centre at the Sports Park on the Streatham Campus, Exeter.

To book contact the Sports Park reception on 01392 724452 or book online - search for COURSES.

Course cost £70

The Basketball course that is delivered as part of your programme, is a full level 1 qualification. The course is delivered in one day which covers drills, skills coaching points and game play.

The qualification is delivered by Ex-England Basketball player and Coach Chris Worcester.

After completing the course you will need to complete your log book and deliver a correctly planned session which will be observed by a mentor in your school.

The course takes place on 22 October between 09:00 and 16:00 in the Sports Hall at the Sports Park on the Streatham Campus, Exeter.

To book contact the Sports Park reception on 01392 724452 or book online - search for COURSES.

Course cost £70

 

This workshop offers teachers the opportunity to progress and develop their volleyball knowledge by understanding the 3v3 version of the game. With the guidance of our highly trained tutor and resource packs, you will gain a clear understanding of how to deliver Mini Volley to your students.

The workshop delivered at Exeter will show progression from small sided to full games.

The course takes place on 29 October between 10:00 and 15:00 in the sports hall at the Sports Park on the Streatham Campus, Exeter.

Course cost £40

 

This is the Ofqual and Health and Safety Executive (HSE) approved Emergency First Aid at Work course, which complies in accordance with the Health and Safety (First Aid) Regulations 1981. The Emergency First Aid at Work (AFAW) certificate permits the holder to be employed as a First Aider in the workplace in accordance with the Health and Safety at Work Act 1974. The course delivered at the University Sports Park is a sport specific course and is designed to help diagnose and treat specific sport injuries. The syllabus of the course contains: priorities at incidents, managing incidents, basic life support, examination of a casualty, control of bleeding, fractures, unconsciousness, burns and scolds, common illnesses, heart attacks, eye injuries, dressings, reporting, regulations and first aid kits. To be eligible you must be over 16 years of age and have an enthusiasm for sport.

Enrol and find out more

Visit the LTA website to enrol find out more about what you will learn, the entry requirements, personal support requirements, dates, times and prices.

You can also contact our Coach Education Co-ordinator

Ann Williams
Tel: 07591 024361
Email: a.williams5@exeter.ac.uk