Officials' and Coaching courses (& online booking for events)

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

- For information about qualifying as a coach including how to choose the right course for you please click here to visit our Qualifying as a Coach page

- For more general information about our work with coaches please visit the Coaching section

- To learn more about becoming an official and progressing please visit the Officials section.

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.

Please note, online booking for other events can also be found in this section

For general queries on courses or education please go to www.englandathletics.org/contactus.

Courses and Bookings

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Leadership in Running Fitness

  • Course Dates: 14.Feb.2016
  • Location: USN Bolton Arena, Arena Approach, Horwich, Bolton
  • Cost: £160
  • Course Code: NC0690
  • Booking Deadline: 01.Feb.2016

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 on:

CLICK HERE

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

Leadership in Running Fitness

  • Course Dates: 14.Feb.2016
  • Location: *COURSE FULL* *DEAF FRIENDLY*Caroline Chisholm School, Wooldale Centre For Learning, Wooldale Road, Wootton, Northamptonshire, NN4 6TP
  • Cost: £160
  • Course Code: *COURSE FULL* *DEAF FRIENDLY* MC0832
  • Booking Deadline: 01.Feb.2016

To book online click here

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.

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

Leading Athletics

  • Course Dates: 17.Feb.2016
  • Location: ***COURSE FULL***North Hertfordshire College, Cambridge Road, Hitchin, Hertfordshire, SG4 0JD
  • Cost: £50
  • Course Code: ***COURSE FULL*** SC0929
  • Booking Deadline: 03.Feb.2016

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.

Officials - Health and safety

  • Course Dates: 17.Feb.2016
  • Location: Spring Hall Athletics Track Spring Hall Huddersfield Road Halifax West Yorkshire
  • Cost: £10
  • Course Code: NO0263HS
  • Booking Deadline: 03.Feb.2016

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

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

Athletics Coach - Assessment Day

  • Course Dates: 20.Feb.2016
  • Location: Eastlands (Formally Sportcity) Gate 13 Rowsley Street, Manchester
  • Cost: n/a
  • Course Code: NC0643
  • Booking Deadline: None

This Assessment Day is part of the Athletics Coach qualification.

Please note this Assessment Day is part of the Athletics Coach qualifiation and you cannot attend/book on until you have completed days 1,2 & 3 and have had your Diary assessed and received a PASS confirmation from your Area Education Coordinator.

To book on an assessment please contact your Area Education Coordinator.

Coaching Assistant

  • Course Dates: 20.Feb.2016 to 21.Feb.2016
  • Location: Eastlands (Formally Sportcity) Gate 13 Rowsley Street, Manchester
  • Cost: £245
  • Course Code: NC0722- COURSE FULL
  • Booking Deadline: 08.Feb.2016

England Athletics affiliated club member cost: £185

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.

To book online:

CLICK HERE

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

Leadership in Running Fitness

  • Course Dates: 20.Feb.2016
  • Location: Lee Valley HiPAC 61 Meridian Way, Picketts Lock, London
  • Cost: £160
  • Course Code: LC0181
  • Booking Deadline: 05.Feb.2016

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: 20.Feb.2016 to 21.Feb.2016
  • Location: *CANCELLED*Erith High School, Avenue Rd, Erith, Kent London
  • Cost: £245
  • Course Code: *CANCELLED* LC0157
  • Booking Deadline: 05.Feb.2016

England Athletics affiliated club member cost: £185

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.

Coach in Running Fitness

  • Course Dates: 20.Feb.2016 to 21.Feb.2016
  • Location: ***COURSE FULL***Mark Hall Sports Centre, London Road, Harlow, Essex, CM17 9LX
  • Cost: £420
  • Course Code: ***COURSE FULL***SC0887
  • Booking Deadline: 05.Feb.2016

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.Feb.2016 to 21.Feb.2016
  • Location: Eggbuckland Community College Sports Centre Westcott Close, Plymouth, Devon, PL6 5YB
  • Cost: £420
  • Course Code: MC0784
  • Booking Deadline: 08.Feb.2016

 

England Athletics affiliated club member cost: £255

 

Please note, for Coach level courses attendees need to sign up to the complete course and commit to attending all four dates, see below for the rest of the dates.

Day 3 - Saturday 16th April 2016 - 9am to 5pm

Assessment Day - Saturday 24th September 2016

 

All sections of the course will be held at the same venue. Please check you are able to attend on the dates given 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.

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