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)

Leadership in Running Fitness

  • Course Dates: 17.Sep.2017
  • Location: Stantonbury Athletics Track and Club House, Purbeck, Stantonbury, Milton Keynes, MK14 6BN
  • Cost: £160
  • Course Code: SC1088
  • Booking Deadline: 01.Sep.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.

Leading Athletics

  • Course Dates: 17.Sep.2017
  • Location: Stantonbury Arts & Leisure, Stantonbury, Milton Keynes, MK14 6BN
  • Cost: £50
  • Course Code: SC1141
  • Booking Deadline: 01.Sep.2017

England Athletics affiliated club member cost: £30

To book online please click here

 

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.

Event Group Coach integration day: Sprints and Hurdles

  • Course Dates: 19.Nov.2017
  • Location: Stantonbury Athletics Stadium (Clubhouse) Soskin Drive, Milton Keynes, MK14 6GB
  • Cost: £75
  • Course Code: EGID009
  • Booking Deadline: 03.Nov.2017


The Event Group Coach programme is designed to provide licensed Coaches with a greater understanding and awareness of the issues involved with coaching athletes who are at the Event Group Development stage.

Event Group Coach integration day: Endurance

  • Course Dates: 03.Dec.2017
  • Location: Stantonbury Athletics Stadium (Clubhouse) Soskin Drive, Milton Keynes, MK14 6GB
  • Cost: £75
  • Course Code: EGID012
  • Booking Deadline: 10.Nov.2017


The Event Group Coach programme is designed to provide licensed Coaches with a greater understanding and awareness of the issues involved with coaching athletes who are at the Event Group Development stage.

Leadership in Running Fitness

  • Course Dates: 04.Mar.2018
  • Location: Caroline Chisholm School?, Wooldale Centre For Learning, Wooldale Road, Wootton, Northamptonshire, NN4 6TP
  • Cost: £160
  • Course Code: MC0985
  • Booking Deadline: 12.Feb.2018


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: 24.Sep.2017
  • Location: Caroline Chisholm School?, Wooldale Centre For Learning, Wooldale Road, Wootton, Northamptonshire, NN4 6TP
  • Cost: £160
  • Course Code: MC0984
  • Booking Deadline: 11.Sep.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: 04.Nov.2017 to 05.Nov.2017
  • Location: Bedford International Athletics Stadium, Barker Lane, Bedford, MK41 9SB
  • Cost: £420
  • Course Code: SC1112
  • Booking Deadline: 20.Oct.2017

England Athletics affiliated club member cost: £255

To book online please click here.

Day 3: 9th December 2017

Day 4: 24th February 2018

 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.