UKCC/1st4sport Level 2 Certificate in Coaching Table Tennis (L2CCTT)


The 1st4Sport Level 2 Certificate in Coaching Table Tennis (UKCC) is suitable for those who have already gained some  experience of Table Tennis coaching following completion of the Level 1 qualification.

The course consists of four days, organised as two weekends separated by a home study period of 8 – 10 weeks. It builds on the planning and evaluation skills learnt at Level 1, and involves a more advanced level of technical knowledge.

At this level, coaches are expected to demonstrate more of an ability to analyse and improve the performance of their players, and demonstrate a commitment to their own development through extended home study.

The ETTA recommends that the lead coach in a club should be qualified to a minimum L2CCTT, as below this level the coach  will only be insured for teaching the basic skills of the sport.

Local authorities, Schools and County Sports Partnerships etc will normally require any coach that they employ / deploy to hold a minimum Level 2 UKCC qualification.


In April 2013, ETTA National Council voted to abandon the requirement for coaches who qualified under the old (pre-2007) coaching system to bridge to the UKCC qualifications.

The ETTA Coaching department still recommends that any coach who wishes to keep their skills and knowledge up-to-date should gain a UKCC endorsed Level 2 qualification. However to do so in future, ETTA qualified coaches will have to attend the full Level 2 course.

If you had already registered for a bridging course and it was cancelled, please contact the ETTA Coaching Department for advice on how to proceed.

Prerequisite Workshops

To achieve a Level 2 qualification learners must attend the following pre-requisite workshops (or ETTA approved equivalents) prior to certification:

…. sports coach UK ‘Safeguarding and Protecting Children’ workshop (3 hours).

St John Ambulance Essential First Aid (Adult or ‘All Ages’) course (3 or 4 hours), or appropriate equivalents.

The learner is responsible for locating and registering on a suitable workshop. Please click on the links above to search for workshops on the sports coach UK and St John Ambulance websites.

A list of approved equivalent workshops will be provided when you register for your course.


Learners must be at least 18 years of age by the start date of the course.

The 1st4sport Learner Registration Period for Level 2 is 24 months from the start date of the course. Learners must complete all assessment tasks and prerequisites within this period.

The full Level 2 course fee is currently £270. The fee for the bridging course is £150. Check the Funding page to find out if there is a bursary scheme in your area. For volunteer coaches, the ETTA recommends that the Club or Local League should cover the cost of any fees.

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