The CAP is concerned with the development and accreditation of coaches in Hong Kong and operates at three levels. The first Level 1 course was organised in July 1991 while Level 2 and 3 courses were initiated in January 1992 and January 1994 respectively. Each Level is consisted of four parts (A, B, C & D). Part A is concerned with Sports-General Theory and is conducted by the Coach Education Department on behalf of the HKCC. Part B, C and D consist of Sport-Specific components and are conducted by NSAs with HKSI funding.
- Part A – Sports-General Theory (conducted by Coach Education Department)
- Part B – Sport-Specific Theory (conducted by NSAs with HKSI funding)
- Part C – Sport-Specific Practical (conducted by NSAs with HKSI funding)
- Part D – Sport-Specific coaching experience (conducted by NSAs with HKSI funding)
All Part A courses are conducted in Cantonese while English course could be arranged if sufficient number of participants is met.