Coach Tutor Qualification (CTQ)

LTA Tutors inspire, train, and develop the next generation of tennis coaches. The Coach Tutor Qualification (CTQ) is for experienced, successful, and driven coaches with an exemplary track record in coaching players, growing programmes, and/or leading and developing teamsThey must have a passion for coaching and be committed to help other coaches achieve their goals. LTA Tutors are expert practitioners across a wide range of coaching populations and environments and ideally they also possess a demonstrable level of expertise in a subject relevant to the coaching profession.  

On successful completion of the CTQ, candidates will be: 

  • Educated in the principles of andragogy 

  • Trained to deliver presentations with confidence  

  • Adept at creating great learning environments 

  • Added to the LTA’s Approved Tutor List 

  • Able to deliver the LTA Assistant, Instructor, and Coach qualifications (L1, L2, L3)  

Please note, LTA Assistant, Instructor, and Coach qualifications are delivered by LTA Coach Development Centres. These centres contract directly with tutors from the LTA’s Approved Tutor List. Successful completion of the course will make you eligible to deliver qualifications but is not a guarantee of work.  

Course dates and venue 

Applications for the Coach Tutor Qualification will open on the May 17th.

The venue will be communicated when applications open.

Cost of the course 

The course will cost £1500  

Course structure 

Remote Introductory Session (via Microsoft Teams) – July 5th 

Introduction to:  

  • Curriculum and content  

  • Online blended learning experience  

  • Grading system 

  • Delivery resources and methodology 

  • Qualification experience requirements 

  • Decoupled assessment process  

Module 1 – 7th - 9th September 

Days 1, 2 & 3 

  • How to deliver the LTA Assistant qualification with excellence 

  • Principles of andragogy 

  • Presenting with confidence and creating a great learning environment  

  • 1st4sport Level 3 Award in Education and Training  

Module 2 – 23rd - 25th November 

Days 4, 5 & 6 

  • How to deliver the LTA Instructor qualification with excellence 

  • Structuring a learning session utilising varied teaching and learning methodologies 

  • Giving effective feedback and action planning 

  • 1st4sport Level 3 Award in Education and Training  

Module 3 – dates in 2022 TBC  

Days 6, 7 & 8 

  • How to deliver the LTA Coach qualification with excellence 

  • Consolidating and developing tutoring experience  

Candidates must attend all sessions of the course, complete all coursework, and pass all elements of the assessment criteria to be successful. This must be achieved within a three-year window from the start date of the course.  

Course prerequisites 

  • Hold a valid LTA Coach Accreditation+ (which has not been suspended or withdrawn).

  • Hold a minimum qualification of an LTA Senior Coach (Level 4).

How to apply

Please click here to apply for the CTQ