Your step into the world of tennis coaching

This enhanced two-day qualification is ideal for tennis parents, enthusiasts, or keen players looking for the knowledge and skills to support group coaching sessions, alongside a lead Coach.

LTA Assistants will be trained to assist a lead Coach at any venue. The course is designed so that sessions run by a lead Coach can be run with higher group numbers, or a session with the same group numbers can be run with higher quality.  The course learning outcomes are delivered in the context of beginner level, 10 and under coaching. However, the course covers basic knowledge and skills that are applicable for any age of player and any level of player.

Pre-requisites for the LTA Assistant Course

Our courses have pre-requisites to ensure that the course is right for you. For the LTA Assistant, these are:

  • Be 16 years old on or before the first day of the course
  • Have a ‘letter of deployment’ signed by your coach or a committee member at the venue where you have your 4 hours’ work-experience organised. If you need support with this, contact us at

You can download a copy of the letter of deployment without DBS letter here.

Course Duration & Structure

Training: The LTA Assistant course consists of two days of face-to-face training time, which are separated by a minimum of 3 weeks (to provide time for 4 hours’ work experience & course work-completion).

Assessment: There is no end of course assessment on the LTA Assistant course. However, you will be required to complete a number of tests and tasks during the course which will assess your learning as you progress.

Event Date:

21 November 2021


Event Finishes:

12 December 2021


Closing Date:

7 November 2021

Event Entry Cost:





Pershore Tennis Centre

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