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Level 2 Diploma - Online or in person

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Course entries open 24/07/2023 9:00am and close 21/01/2024 10:00pm

Course Information

Level 2 Triathlon Coaching Diploma

This will sit as a progressive bolt on to the existing Level 2 Certificate in Coaching Triathlon, specifically designed toward coaches who wish to either set up a coaching business or coaching individual clients.

The course will offer you the appropriate training, education, skills and more importantly insurance that will formally enable you to coach individuals on a 1:1 basis, thus, widening the level 2 coaches’ remit.


The course is a period of 6-9 months consisting of:

  • Approximately 12-15 hours of online classroom or a mixture of online & face to face sessions depending on the course you are booking onto.
  • 2-3 additional webinars. Date and times of the webinars may be confirmed after the initial learning sessions are completed.
  • Online assessment.

In addition, there will be 30-50 hours of home study which includes:

  • Pre-course work (allow 2-4 hours).
  • Planning and delivery of a 12-week athlete programme.
  • Completion of online tasks.
  • Review of online learning resources.

What Will I Learn?

  • The 1:1 Coaching Model.
  • Understnading the Elements of Individual Performance.
  • Selecting athlete's (The 'Chemistry Match').
  • Athlete Profiling.
  • Contracting & Consultation Process.
  • Creating & Developing an Effective Long-Term Plan.
  • Periodisation.
  • Change Management.
  • Coaching Business Modelling.

Pre-requisites & Enrolling on the Course

  • Minimum age 18 years old.
  • Hold a Level 2 Triathlon Coach qualification or a Group Coach qualification.
  • Hold a valid safeguarding certificate.
  • We recommend that all applicants have at least 12 months of triathlon coaching experience before commencing the course.
  • Hold a valid Home Nation Coaching Membership - either core or ultimate.
  • Scottish coaches should contact their home nation team before booking on to this course.

On Completion

On successful completion of the Level 2 Diploma, you will be able to:

  • Deliver individualised athlete programs.
  • For commercial coaching, the Diploma will also be recognised by our insruance broker under the Ultimate Coach package.

Course Fees

The fee includes the blended learning course, online assessment, all coaching resources and educator support. If you miss any element of the course or do not complete in the timescale you may be required to pay an additional fee.

Please ensure you read our Terms and Conditions for our cancellation policy which can be found here.

Full Course Details Here


Course Schedule

Full attendance is needed for all sessions. Please ensure you can all dates listed, whilst we will aim to record all course webinars this cannot be guaranteed. There will be extra costs if sessions are missed.

 Session   Date   Time 
Face-to-Face Day 1 Saturday 27th Jnauary 2024 9:30am - 4:30pm 
Face-to-Face Day 2 Sunday 28th Jnauary 2024 9:30am - 4:30pm 
Webinar 2 TBC during the course with your tutor  TBC 
Webinar 3 TBC during the course with your tutor  TBC
Webinar 4 TBC during the course with your tutor  TBC
Webinar 5 TBC during the course with your tutor TBC


Safeguarding requirements

All coaches (over the age of 18) must now undergo safeguarding training which can be done before or during your course, however, must in place prior to completion of your course. This is an extra cost of up to £30. Without this, you will not be sanctioned or insured to coach once qualified to do so. For further details see here.


Further requirements can be found here.

Please note that all courses will run under Government and British Triathlon Guidance.


Course details will be emailed approx. 4 weeks before the course begins.

Course Venue

Sport Wales, Sophia Gardens, Cardiff, Cardiff, CF11 9SW

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