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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Leading Athletics

  • Course Dates: 28.Jan.2017
  • Location: Eastlands (Formally Sportcity) Gate 13 Rowsley Street, Manchester
  • Cost: £50
  • Course Code: NC0830-Module
  • Booking Deadline: 16.Jan.2017

England Athletics affiliated club member cost: £30

Leading Athletics is an exciting new leadership workshop for those looking to lead athletics activities for young athletes. Packed full of useful tips and ideas, this three hour workshop is supported by a Workbook, Support Resource and a series of Game Cards which aid delivery.

All content comes in an interactive App (the resource is also available in book format if required).

Please note: The minimum age for this workshop is 14.

To book online CLICK HERE

Leadership in Running Fitness

  • Course Dates: 28.Jan.2017
  • Location: University Academy Keighley, Green Head Road, Utley, Keighley,
  • Cost: £160
  • Course Code: NC0869
  • Booking Deadline: None


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.

Leadership in Running Fitness

  • Course Dates: 29.Jan.2017
  • Location: Sports And Fitness Centre; Hull University, InglemIre Lane, Hull,
  • Cost: £160
  • Course Code: NC0787
  • Booking Deadline: 16.Jan.2017

England Athletics affiliated club member cost: £140

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.

To book online click here.

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

Leadership in Running Fitness

  • Course Dates: 29.Jan.2017
  • Location: Harrow School Sports Club, Garlands Lane, Harrow on the Hill, Middlesex, HA1 3GF
  • Cost: £160
  • Course Code: LC0251
  • Booking Deadline: 13.Jan.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.

Leadership in Running Fitness

  • Course Dates: 29.Jan.2017
  • Location: Furze Platt Leisure Centre, Furze Platt Senior School, Furze Platt Road, Maidenhead, SL6 7NQ
  • Cost: £160
  • Course Code: SC1064
  • Booking Deadline: 13.Jan.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: 01.Feb.2017
  • Location: Basildon Sports Village, Cranes Farm Road, Basildon, SS14 3AZ
  • Cost: £10
  • Course Code: SO/0401HS
  • Booking Deadline: 18.Jan.2017

This course will run from 6:30-8:30pm. The discipline will take place the following week.

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

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

Coach in Running Fitness - Assessment Day

  • Course Dates: 04.Feb.2017
  • Location: The Walker Dome, (Lightfoot Centre) Wharrier Street Walker Tyne And Wear
  • Cost: n/a
  • Course Code: NC0784
  • Booking Deadline: None

This Assessment Day is part of the Coach in Running Fitness (CiRF) qualification.

Courses post Sept 2014 - Please note the Assessment Day is part of the Coach in Running Fitness qualification and you are automatically booked on the one linked to your course; you are expected to attend, as this is the final contact day of the course.

Courses pre Sept 2014 - Candidates who have attended a course are not automatically booked on to their assessment, but must have attended Day 1, 2 & 3, submitted and received a Diary pass before attending an assessment day. Once your diary has been passed, please contact your Area Education Coordinator to book on an assessment day.

Leadership in Running Fitness

  • Course Dates: 04.Feb.2017
  • Location: ***COURSE FULL*** Wyvern College, Botley Road, Fair Oak, Eastleigh, Hampshire, SO50 7AN
  • Cost: £160
  • Course Code: ***COURSE FULL*** SC0988
  • Booking Deadline: 20.Jan.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.

Coaching Assistant

  • Course Dates: 04.Feb.2017 to 05.Feb.2017
  • Location: Middlesborough Sports Village, Alan Peacock Way, Middlesbrough
  • Cost: £245
  • Course Code: NC0839
  • Booking Deadline: 23.Jan.2017


England Athletics affiliated club member cost: £185

To book online please click here

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.

Athletics Coach

  • Course Dates: 04.Feb.2017 to 05.Feb.2017
  • Location: Chelmsford Sport & Athletics Centre, Salerno Way, Chelmsford, Essex, CM1 2EH
  • Cost: £420
  • Course Code: SC1037
  • Booking Deadline: 20.Jan.2017

England Athletics affiliated club member cost: £255

 

To book online please click here



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.

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