Become a coach

The Courses

The WPBSA offers two levels of snooker coaching accreditation which are shown below:

  • WPBSA World Snooker Level 1 Coach
  • 1st4sport Level 2 Certificate in Snooker Coaching
  • 1st4sport Level 3 Certificate in Snooker Coaching (Advanced)

In addition to the above accreditations, there is also a historic coaching grade referred to as ‘A’ grade. This course was run previously and is no longer available for new coaches.

Learn why you should be become a WPBSA World Snooker coach from Steve Davis and the team.

Upcoming Course Dates

WPBSA World Snooker Level 1 Coach

  • Sat 28 March 2020 (Holiday Inn Express, Leeds City Centre)
  • Sat 27 June 2020 (South of England, location TBC)
  • Sat 24 October 2020 (Holiday Inn Express, Leeds City Centre)

The course costs £199 inc VAT (without a DBS check) or £247.16 (with a DBS check).

1st4sport Level 2 Certificate in Snooker Coaching

  • Sat 22 February – Tues 25 February 2020 (Holiday Inn Express, Leeds City Centre)
  • Sat 26 September – Tues 29 September 2020 (South of England, location TBC)

The course costs £650.00 inc VAT (without a DBS check) or £698.16 (with a DBS check).

1st4sport Level 3 Certificate in Snooker Coaching (Advanced)

This course is initially 6-days. All days must be attended to work towards our Level 3 qualification.

  • Sat 6 June – Thu 11 June 2020, in Leeds

The course costs £1,295.00 (inc VAT). Minimum number of 8, maximum number of 12 delegates.

Apply Now

If you wish to attend one of our courses and become a certified WPBSA World Snooker Coach, please complete the application form.

If applying for the Level 2 course you must also read and sign the Entry Requirements for this course which can be found here.

World Billiards Coaching

In June 2016 World Billiards announced a new coaching scheme as approved and supported by the WPBSA.

For more information please visit their official website.