WRU Game Locker

WRU Game Locker

WRU Full Game Level 2 -

WRU Full Game Level 2 -
Cost:   £250
Organiser:   Dragons Coach Ed. Centre
Venue:   Risca RFC
Places:   23
Dates & Times:   26 Mar 2023 09:00 - 16:00, 16 Apr 2023 09:00 - 16:00
Phone:   07443067111
Email:   jhughes@wru.wales

About the Course


Building on the Level 1 Certificate (UKCC L1CCRU) the course develops greater depth of knowledge of the game of rugby union and the principles and practice of safe, ethical and effective management and coaching of players of all ages. The course qualifies the coach to ‘Prepare for, deliver and review coaching session(s)’. The course is a modular course made up of the following units:

Unit 1 - Rugby Union Coaching Principles and Ethics
Unit 2 - Plan Rugby Union Coaching Sessions
Unit 3 - Conduct Rugby Union Coaching Sessions

(All units are mandatory and unit certification is available)

Course Format:  4 Days On-Course:


  • Handling
  • Running
  • Kicking
  • Contact
  • Continuity
  • Restarts


  • Fitness
  • Communication
  • Coaching Styles
  • Effective Coaching
  • Warm up / Warm down

Followed by Home Study / Log Book:

Home Study Tasks

  • Task 3 Codes of Behaviour
  • Task 4 Dealing with Accidents and Injuries
  • Task 5 Laws of the Game
  • Task 6 Child Protection in Sport
  • Task 9 Risk Assessment / Health & Safety
  • Task 10 The Coaching Log Experience
  • Task 12 Nutrition For Rugby Union
  • Task 13 Gather information to organise Coaching Sessions
  • Task 14 Player Development
  • Task 16 Skill Analysis


  • Coaching Practical (8-10 sessions)


Followed by 2 Days On-Course:


  • Internal Assessment of Home Study
  • Review of Session Plans
  • Laws Test
  • Practical Session



  • Positional Skills
  • Individual sub-unit & unit
  • Advanced Team Skills
  • Understanding the Game



  • Laws of the Game Test / Discussion
  • Player Development
  • Effective Evaluation of Sessions
  • Motivation
  • Action Planning

Entry Requirements: Candidates must be over 18 years of age before certification. This is due to the level of autonomy and responsibility of a qualified coach of Rugby Union operating at this level.

Course Arrangements / Outline

  • The course is 69hrs in duration (30hrs on course, 33hrs home study, 6hrs assessment)
  • The course is a competence based course and involves on-course appraisal
  • The course involves both classroom and outdoor practical sessions. Coaches are expected to participate fully in all activities
  • Lunch and refreshments will be provided on all courses
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