Level 2

The Level 2 Coaching Award is the next step in the UKU Coaching Scheme following on from the Level 1 Award.

To obtain the Level 2 Award, a prospective coach will collect a total of 32 credits. The course consists of a mandatory 20 credits obtained through the Core Module, Mentoring Scheme and First Aid. The remaining 12 credits can be collected from a number of options.

Mandatory Credits:

Course Name Provider Credits
UKUL2 Core Module UK Ultimate 6
UKU Mentoring Scheme UK Ultimate 8
First Aid

The UKU L2 Core Module and UKU Mentoring Scheme are provided by UK Ultimate. The third section is a First Aid qualification that can be attained from various external organisations. More information about which courses we accept can be found by - clicking here.

UKU L2 Core Module

Workshop Length: 1 day.

Participants: Level 1 Coaches, Adults 18+

Content: Focusing on developing the coaching skills of a Level 2 Ultimate Coach; the role of a Level 2 Coach for Spirit of the Game; developing Drills for Ultimate; planning practices; more Ultimate-specific content. 

Attending: Visit the events calendar and search for coaching courses to find one near you.

UKU Mentoring Scheme

Mentor Length: up to 8 hours 

Participants: Following the L2 Core Module you will be connected with your mentor.

Content: The purpose is to further develop your skills following the L2 Core Module. The prospective L2 coach will plan, deliver and review a series of coaching sessions. After arranging mentor sessions and completing relevant review documents, the prospective coach will submit their portfolio of coaching, planning and review sheets to be assessed and signed off by UKU.

Attending: Mentoring may take place in person, over the telephone or via a video call.

Price: £150 or £75 depending on mentoring structure (this price covers the core module and your mentoring option)


First Aid

Workshop Length: 6 hours (1 day)

Participants: Most providers welcome young people from the age of 12 onto all First Aid courses. If under the age of 16, they must attend with a responsible adult member of the family or guardian (two young people per adult). Currently all UK Ultimate Level 2 coaches need to be 18+

Content: These courses will give you all the necessary First Aid skills to deal with a whole range of sporting injuries and emergency first aid.

Attending: Various agencies and organisations deliver First Aid courses that can be used for the 6 compulsory L2 credits. The most common are St. John Ambulance and British Red Cross. If you are unsure that your course is recognised by UK Ultimate, please contact us by email, admin@ukultimate.com

Cost: Each provider will price their courses. Funding can often be attained to help meet some or all of the cost involved. For more information about finding funding please contact us by email, admin@ukultimate.com

Price: Price may vary


Optional modules:

There are 12 credits to collect from the optional section. We have listed below a few examples of courses that are worth 3 or 6 credits. UK Ultimate is able to recognise other courses, not on this list, for credits too. To discuss something you already have or would like to attend, please contact us by email, coaching@ukultimate.com

Course Name Provider Credits

UK Coaching have a series of workshops to support coaches.

If you attend any courses please add certificates to your membership profile as a credential, and L2 credits can be assigned.


See some recommended courses below:

Safeguarding and Protecting Children

Equity in your Coaching

A Guide to Mentoring Sports Coaches

Delivering Engaging Sessions for Adults

Delivering Engaging Sessions for Young People

Coaching the Person Infront of You

How to Coach: Plan, Do, Review (online)

Inspiring Positive Behaviour in Sport (online)

UK Coaching Up to 3

1st4Sport are an awarding organisation.

Online PE Confidence modules may be of interest to those wanting to work with children.

1st4Sport 3
NSPCC Keeping Children Safe In Sport NSPCC / EduCare 3

Coaching Games for Understanding

Sport Structures 3

There are lots of opportunities to build knowledge, skill and understanding in coaching. 

Some options include:

Qualifications in other sports (should be other invasion sports)

Attendance at workshops or conferences

Online courses


Please email coaching@ukultimate.com if you have any questions about the suitability of a course or qualification for Level 2 credits. Certificates or evidence of attendance should be uploaded as a credential on your membership profile.

Various  Variable


We have partnered with Flik to offer optional credits for the UKU Level 2 Coaching Award.

The Flik Clinics are an opportunity to develop Ultimate skills and understanding and to reflect upon different coaching styles for delivering Ultimate sessions.

If you are intending to, or have taken part in a Flik clinic, and would like to use this towards your L2 award please notify coaching@ukultimate.com.

Flik Skills Clinics 3-6

Ulty Results

Ulty results have brought together a great package of presentations for 'the well-rounded ultimate coach', available to individuals working towards their UKU Level 2 qualification.

Please follow this link for more information, and to purchase the offer. The cost is $97.

Ulty Results


*If you have other formal coach education and would like to see if it can count towards the optional credits, please contact us by email, coaching@ukultimate.com