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Entrenador deportivo (Spain)

  • Generic name of profession

    Sports instructor
  • Identification

    Name of regulated profession:
    Entrenador deportivo
    Sports coach (EN)
    Comunidad Autónoma de Andalucía
  • Legal information

    Legal basis for regulation

    EU Law :
    National legislation:

    No National, but Regional Government (Catalonia, Extremadura, La Rioja, Madrid, Andalucía y Murcia)

    Useful link:
    http://No national link


    Type of regulation :


    Recognition under:
    DIRECTIVE 2005/36/EC
    Additional information :
    Recognition under Directive 2005/36/EC:
    General system of recognition - primary application
    Qualification level:
    SEC - Certificate attesting the completion of a secondary course , Art. 11 b
    Prior check of qualifications under article 7(4):
    Prior check of qualifications only for individual professionals not benefiting from automatic recognition:
  • Activities

    Description of activities:

    La profesión de entrenador o entrenadora profesional de un determinado deporte permite efectuar el entrenamiento, la selección, el asesoramiento, la planificación, la programación, la dirección, el control, la evaluación y el seguimiento de deportistas y equipos, y funciones análogas, de cara a la competición.


    The profession of coach (trainer) of a particular sport allows training, selection, counseling, planning, programming, management, monitoring, evaluation and follow up of athletes and teams, and analogous functions related to competition.

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