Coaching and Officials' courses

In this section of our site you can find details of the qualification based courses officiating (including Assistant Official, new levels 1, 2 and 3), coaching and leadership courses which are being held by England Athletics.

For other events such as development opportunities please see our events section.

Click on a link below to find out more:

Coaching section including How to qualify as a coach

Officials section including Officials' course available

- General queries on courses or education:
   www.englandathletics.org/contactus
 

You can use the Course Finder tool on the right hand side of this page to filter the listings by course type, region, keyword or proximity to your postcode.

Courses (qualifications)

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Leadership in Running Fitness

  • Course Dates: 30.Apr.2017
  • Location: Carn Brea Leisure Centre, Station Rd, Pool, Redruth, Cornwall TR15 3QS
  • Cost: £160
  • Course Code: MC0931
  • Booking Deadline: 17.Apr.2017


England Athletics affiliated club member cost: £140

To book online please click here

A one day Leadership Training course which qualifies and insures leaders to deliver safe and fun running sessions, suitable for Running Club Leaders and other Group Leaders.

Please note: The minimum age for this course is 18.

Officials - Health and safety

  • Course Dates: 03.May.2017
  • Location: Mary Gash Room, Notts AC Clubhouse, Harvey Hadden Stadium, Bilborough, Nottingham NG8 4PB
  • Cost: £10
  • Course Code: MO0308HS
  • Booking Deadline: 24.Apr.2017

This is a compulsory module for all track and field technical officials.

The module represents a key component of the technical officials’ qualification.
 

Officials - Level 1 (Track)

  • Course Dates: 03.May.2017 to 04.May.2017
  • Location: Mary Gash Room, Notts AC Clubhouse, Harvey Hadden Stadium, Bilborough, Nottingham NG8 4PB
  • Cost: £30 (Inc H&S module, £20 standalone module)
  • Course Code: MO0308TR
  • Booking Deadline: 24.Apr.2017

A course over two evenings that will allow the candidate to work under the supervision of a qualified official in the specific discipline with a view to becoming a qualified technical official.

Officials - Level 1 (Timekeeper)

  • Course Dates: 03.May.2017 to 04.May.2017
  • Location: Mary Gash Room, Notts AC Clubhouse, Harvey Hadden Stadium, Bilborough, Nottingham NG8 4PB
  • Cost: £30 (Inc H&S module, £20 standalone module)
  • Course Code: MO0308TK
  • Booking Deadline: 24.Apr.2017

A course over two evenings that will allow the candidate to work under the supervision of a qualified official in the specific discipline with a view to becoming a qualified technical official.

Officials - Level 1 (Field)

  • Course Dates: 03.May.2017 to 06.May.2017
  • Location: Mary Gash Room, Notts AC Clubhouse, Harvey Hadden Stadium, Bilborough, Nottingham NG8 4PB
  • Cost: £30 (Inc H&S module, £20 standalone module)
  • Course Code: MO0308FD
  • Booking Deadline: 24.Apr.2017

A course during one evening and one day  that will allow the candidate to work under the supervision of a qualified official in the specific discipline with a view to becoming a qualified technical official.

Certificate in Teaching Primary Athletics

  • Course Dates: 04.May.2017
  • Location: Abbeyfield School, Stanley Lane, Chippenham, Wiltshire, SN15 3XB
  • Cost: Contact Tina Beresford to book (details below)
  • Course Code: MT0213
  • Booking Deadline: 28.Apr.2017

This course for Primary School Teachers highlights safe and inclusive teaching methodology, which initially focuses on developing competency in the fundamental movement skills that underpin athleticism before examining how to apply these skills to running, jumping and throwing events.

Leadership in Running Fitness

  • Course Dates: 06.May.2017
  • Location: Monkton Stadium, Dene Terrace, Jarrow
  • Cost: £160
  • Course Code: NC0848
  • Booking Deadline: 24.Apr.2017


England Athletics affiliated club member cost: £140

To book online please click here

A one day Leadership Training course which qualifies and insures leaders to deliver safe and fun running sessions, suitable for Running Club Leaders and other Group Leaders.

Please note: The minimum age for this course is 18.

Coach in Running Fitness

  • Course Dates: 06.May.2017 to 07.May.2017
  • Location: Greater Manchester Police Sports & Social Club Ltd, Hough End, Mauldeth Road West, Manchester
  • Cost: £420
  • Course Code: NC0862
  • Booking Deadline: 24.Apr.2017

England Athletics affiliated club member cost: £255

This course also has a third training day plus an assessment day. Please check you are able to attend on the dates given for these before booking.

This endurance running qualification primarily for those working with runners up to and including the event group development stage. All applicants must be active leaders or coaches who have completed as a minimum a Level 1, Fitness in Running & Walking, LiRF or Coaching Assistant qualification. CiRF is about the broad application to non track based endurance running events rather than specific events or distances and is not designed for coaches who want to work with runners taking part in track based events such as 800m–10k track races or steeplechase. When qualified you will be insured to coach without supervision

Please note: The minimum age for this course is 18.

Athletics Coach

  • Course Dates: 06.May.2017 to 07.May.2017
  • Location: Lee Valley HiPAC 61 Meridian Way, Picketts Lock, London, N9 0AR
  • Cost: £420
  • Course Code: LC0264
  • Booking Deadline: 21.Apr.2017

England Athletics affiliated club member cost: £255

This course also has a third training day plus an assessment day. Please check you are able to attend on the dates given for these before booking.

This qualification is the cornerstone of the Coach Education Programme. The course plus assessment period is a total of four days including the formal assessment. Candidates will be able to plan a progressive training programme for athletes coaching a range of activities to prepare the developing athlete to run, jump and throw. When qualified you will be insured to coach without supervision.

Please note: The minimum age for this course is 18.

Please click here to book online.

Coaching Assistant

  • Course Dates: 06.May.2017 to 07.May.2017
  • Location: *CANCELLED* Wodson Park Sports Centre, Wadesmill Road, Ware, Herts, SG12 0UQ
  • Cost: £245
  • Course Code: * CANCELLED* SC1075
  • Booking Deadline: 21.Apr.2017


England Athletics affiliated club member cost: £185

 

Course fee now includes associated Athletics 365 App. This qualification is for those who wish to move towards being a coach and begin to gather experience in the detail of making coaching decisions.

Please note: The minimum age for this course is 16.

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