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Is it possible to bypass a qualification?

There are a number of exception rules which would allow you to bypass either the Level 1 or Level 2 qualification.


Bypass exceptions rules

Level 1 - Coaching Assistant

  • Hold a UKCC endorsed, 1st4sport awarded level 2 (or above) in another sport or hold a teaching qualification (PGCE or equivalent) specialising in PE

Level 2 – Coaching Assistant  

  • If you have (or previously had) an ATP or WTA (singles or doubles) world ranking
  • Or if you have (or previously had) an ITF wheelchair singles or doubles world ranking in the top 10 in the last 5 years. This will need to be accompanied with written recommendation from your Level 1 tutor and internal approval from the Performance Team within the Tennis Foundation

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