The Level 2 Course is intended for instructor/coaches desiring to teach higher skill-level students. The minimum age to undertake the course is 19, and candidate must have been a Level 1 Instructor/Coach for a minimum of one year. Candidates are required to demonstrate a PAT skill level of at least 800 at PAT 1 Level (see PAT Program for more information).
For aspiring Level 2 Instructor/Coach candidates, PAT testing is required, but candidates may self-test on the buddy system. This means (if they can’t arrange to be formally tested), they buy the PAT Manuals and do their (honor system) best to conduct & score the test, working with a friend/player/instructor/or similar witness. The other witness must sign off on the score to be submitted to the administering lead Instructor/Coach.
Level 2 candidates should be aware that Level 3 upgrade may only be obtained through official PAT testing.
The following requirements must be completed during the Level 2 Course under a minimum ACS Level 3 lead instructor/coach before an accreditation is awarded: