Please note, the job description/role should align with the minimum qualification. It is also important to consider the experience and training of a candidate when recruiting - not just the qualification in isolation. The below information may help you to decide what your minimum qualification requirements are;
The LTA Coach (Level 3) is the first award in the LTA pathway that specifically covers the competencies linked to delivering bespoke technical/tactical instruction i.e. private lessons/1to1 coaching. The LTA Coach (Level 3) curriculum builds on the Level 2 qualification, and covers a significantly wider range of competencies that support the role of a full time coaching professional.
LTA Senior Coach (Level 4) builds on Level 3 knowledge and skills. They are trained to manage a team of coaches and have an advanced understanding of tactical and technical skills.
LTA Senior Performance Coach (Level 4) trains coaches to work with performance players in a performance
environment, manage a team of coaches, and specialises in player development at the national U14 level
LTA Master Coach (Level 5) trains candidates to manage a team of coaches, they are trained how to mentor them, manage club programmes and implement new structures/products as well as deliver high quality sessions to all types of development/recreational participants
LTA Master Performance Coach (Level 5)
trains coaches to work with performance players in a performance
environment, manage a team of coaches, and scecialises with athletes from U14 international level to Futures level.
For a more detailed overview of what each LTA Qualification trains cadidates on, please click here
. Please note; Qualifications should be considered in combination with experience and training when assessing the competency of the coach or choosing them for a role.