Level 2


The UKCC Level 2 Equestrian Coaching qualification is a vocational qualification that provides you with the opportunity to learn and be assessed on the practical and theoretical aspects of coaching riding.

To be accredited as a UKCC Level 2 Equestrian Coach the Assessor must be satisfied that you are at the required level in both your technical knowledge and your coaching skills for the Level 2 qualification. This qualification is made up of two separate Scottish Qualifications Authority (SQA) units as follows:

  • Plan and Prepare a Series of Coaching Sessions
  • Coach Participants and Develop Personal Practice

Level 2 Courses

Level 2 Entry Requirements

Level 2 Documents

Watch an example of a UKCC Level 2 Practical Session

On successful completion of the Level 2 Equestrian Coaching qualification, you will be able to:

  • Review and analyse the needs of participants
  • Produce plans for at least 4 linked coaching sessions
  • Establish a safe coaching environment
  • Prepare the environment and the participants for coaching sessions
  • Establish and maintain good working relationships
  • Deliver coaching sessions which develop participants’ performance
  • Use session evaluations to monitor and develop personal practice

If you are interested in doing a discipline specific UKCC Level 2 then you will need to contact that discipline before applying.