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Course Information

Carnegie Coach Education

JAN 2018

The course will inform coaches of the specific impairment groups (Wheelchair, Visually Impaired, Deaf and Learning Disabilities), providing coaches with a basic level of knowledge and increasing confidence to deliver traditional and modified versions of tennis to pupils of all disabilities. The course will also look at practical implications for coaches to assist them in developing either an integrated programme or to introduce specific disability sessions.

Please take care to read this information as if you do not meet the pre-requisites you may not be accepted onto the course.  You also need to be aware of the Frequently Asked Question documents on the following link.


Course Code


Course Date

25th January 2018

Places Available

Course Leader

Carnegie Coach Education

Course Fee

Course Description


Thursday 25 January 2018 8am – 4pm (1 day DAC course)
Thursday 7 June 2018         8am - 4pm (1 day DAC course)

Candidate Fee:                  £55

Length of Course:            6 Hours

No of Licence Points:      6 Points

Course Pre-requisite:     Registered Level 2 Coaching Assistants and above.


The Disability Awareness Course is aimed at accredited Level 2 and above coaches, who have an interest in coaching tennis players with a range of disabilities and who wish to deliver an inclusive tennis programme. The course also forms part of the LTA Level 3 coaching qualification.

The Disability Awareness Course is a six-hour course which raises awareness of the different types of disabilities and covers information on how to coach players with different abilities in an effective and appropriate way. The course involves a large practical element which often involves coaching players with disabilities.

By the end of the course, participants should have a better understanding of how and why disabled people should be integrated into tennis. Topics covered in the course include: 

  • How to support the inclusion of disabled people in tennis
  • Inclusion and integration of players
  • Adapting communication styles to suit a range of audiences
  • An overview of several types of disability – sensory, physical and learning.
  • Where to go for further information and support

This course has been approved by the Tennis Foundation and LTA for 6 credits.

Course Venue
Leeds Beckett University, Carnegie Sports Centre, Headingley Campus, Leeds, LS6 3QQ

  Financial Implications for applicants not attending courses
The following cancellation policies apply for Coach Education Qualifications

  • Before 20 working days of the start date - full Refund OR Fee Transfer
  • Between 20 & 11 working days of the start date - £10 Admin Charge deducted from your refund
  • Between 10 working days to the start date - NO refund or transfer

See full Frequently Asked Questions and Essential Course Information on our website www.leedsbeckett.ac.uk/sport

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