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: 22.Jul.2017 to 23.Jul.2017
  • Location: Lynnsport & Leisure Park, Greenpark Avenue, King's Lynn, PE30 2NB
  • Cost: £420
  • Course Code: SC1136
  • Booking Deadline: 07.Jul.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.

Day 3 - 2nd September 2017

Day 4 - 3rd December 2017

 
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: 09.Sep.2017 to 10.Sep.2017
  • Location: St Peter’s Church Of England Aided School, Quarry Lane, Exeter, Devon, EX2 5AP
  • Cost: £420
  • Course Code: MC0940
  • Booking Deadline: 28.Aug.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 on this course

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: 16.Sep.2017 to 17.Sep.2017
  • Location: English Institute of Sport Sheffield, Coleridge Road, Sheffield,
  • Cost: £420
  • Course Code: NC0892
  • Booking Deadline: 04.Sep.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.

Coach in Running Fitness

  • Course Dates: 16.Sep.2017 to 17.Sep.2017
  • Location: David Weir Leisure Centre, Middleton Rd, Carshalton SM5 1SL
  • Cost: £420
  • Course Code: LC0278
  • Booking Deadline: 01.Sep.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.

Click here to book online.

Athletics Coach

  • Course Dates: 23.Sep.2017 to 24.Sep.2017
  • Location: Castle Sports Centre, Wellington Road Taunton, Somerset, TA1 5AU
  • Cost: £420
  • Course Code: MC0996
  • Booking Deadline: 11.Sep.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: 30.Sep.2017 to 01.Oct.2017
  • Location: Aspley YMCA, Melbourne Road, Nottingham, Nottinghamshire, NG8 5HL
  • Cost: £420
  • Course Code: MC0935
  • Booking Deadline: 18.Sep.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 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: 30.Sep.2017 to 01.Oct.2017
  • Location: The Walker Dome, (Lightfoot Centre) Wharrier Street Walker Tyne And Wear
  • Cost: £420
  • Course Code: NC0886
  • Booking Deadline: 18.Sep.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: 07.Oct.2017 to 08.Oct.2017
  • Location: College of Haringey, Enfield and North East London, 73 Hertford Road, Enfield, Middlesex, EN3 5HA
  • Cost: £420
  • Course Code: LC0283
  • Booking Deadline: None

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.

Click here to book online.

Coach in Running Fitness

  • Course Dates: 07.Oct.2017 to 08.Oct.2017
  • Location: Greater Manchester Police Sports & Social Club Ltd, Hough End, Mauldeth Road West, Manchester
  • Cost: £420
  • Course Code: NC0937
  • Booking Deadline: 01.Oct.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: 14.Oct.2017 to 15.Oct.2017
  • Location: Waltham Forest Feel Good Centre, 170 Chingford Road, Walthamstow, E17 5AA
  • Cost: £420
  • Course Code: LC0282
  • Booking Deadline: 29.Sep.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.

To book online please click here.

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