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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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.

Coach in Running Fitness

  • Course Dates: 07.May.2017 to 14.May.2017
  • Location: **COURSE FULL**The Sports Village, Rose Hill Park, Sutton, SM1 3HH
  • Cost: £420
  • Course Code: **COURSE FULL**LC0265
  • 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 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: 13.May.2017 to 14.May.2017
  • Location: Yarborough Leisure Centre, Riseholme Road, Lincoln, Lincolnshire, LN1 3SP
  • Cost: £420
  • Course Code: MC0955
  • Booking Deadline: 05.May.2017

England Athletics affiliated club member cost: £255

Please click here to book online


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.

Athletics Coach

  • Course Dates: 20.May.2017 to 21.May.2017
  • Location: Wyvern College, Botley Road, Fair Oak, Eastleigh, Hampshire, SO50 7AN
  • Cost: £420
  • Course Code: SC1108
  • Booking Deadline: 05.May.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.

Coach in Running Fitness

  • Course Dates: 20.May.2017 to 21.May.2017
  • Location: ***COURSE FULL*** Bury St Edmunds Leisure Centre, Beetons Way, Bury St Edmunds, Suffolk. IP33 3TT
  • Cost: £420
  • Course Code: ***COURSE FULL*** SC1096
  • Booking Deadline: 05.May.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.

Coach in Running Fitness

  • Course Dates: 20.May.2017 to 21.May.2017
  • Location: Shobnall Leisure Complex, Shobnall Road, Burton on Trent, Staffordshire, DE14 2BB
  • Cost: £420
  • Course Code: MC0927
  • Booking Deadline: 08.May.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: 27.May.2017 to 28.May.2017
  • Location: Prince of Wales Stadium, Tommy Taylors Lane, Cheltenham, Gloucestershire, GL50 4RN
  • Cost: £420
  • Course Code: MC0921
  • Booking Deadline: 15.May.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.

Please click here to book online

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.

Coach in Running Fitness

  • Course Dates: 03.Jun.2017 to 04.Jun.2017
  • Location: Fleming Park Leisure Centre, Passfield Avenue, Eastleigh SO50 9NL
  • Cost: £420
  • Course Code: SC1115
  • Booking Deadline: 19.May.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: 03.Jun.2017 to 04.Jun.2017
  • Location: Eastlands (Formally Sportcity) Gate 13 Rowsley Street, Manchester
  • Cost: £420
  • Course Code: NC0855
  • Booking Deadline: 22.May.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.

To book online: CLICK HERE

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

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