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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Athletics Coach - Assessment Day

  • Course Dates: 25.Mar.2017
  • Location: English Institute of Sport Sheffield, Coleridge Road, Sheffield,
  • Cost: n/a
  • Course Code: NC0842
  • Booking Deadline: None

This Assessment Day is part of the Athletics Coach qualification.

Courses post Sept 2014 - Please note the Assessment Day is part of the Athletics Coach 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.

 

Coach in Running Fitness - Assessment Day

  • Course Dates: 25.Mar.2017
  • Location: Chippenham Sports Club Air Dome, Hardenhuish Park, Bristol Rd, Chippenham, Wiltshire, SN15 1NG
  • Cost: n/a
  • Course Code: MC0859C
  • 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: 25.Mar.2017
  • Location: Aspley YMCA, Melbourne Road, Nottingham, Nottinghamshire, NG8 5HL
  • Cost: £160
  • Course Code: MC0923
  • Booking Deadline: 13.Mar.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.

Athletics Coach

  • Course Dates: 25.Mar.2017 to 26.Mar.2017
  • Location: Tavistock College, Crowndale Rd, Tavistock, Devon, PL19 8DD
  • Cost: £420
  • Course Code: MC0929
  • Booking Deadline: 13.Mar.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.

Leadership in Running Fitness

  • Course Dates: 25.Mar.2017
  • Location: English Institute of Sport Sheffield, Coleridge Road, Sheffield,
  • Cost: £160
  • Course Code: NC0874
  • Booking Deadline: 13.Mar.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: 25.Mar.2017 to 26.Mar.2017
  • Location: Liverpool Hope University, Hope Park, Liverpool, L16 9JD
  • Cost: £245
  • Course Code: NC0876
  • Booking Deadline: 13.Mar.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.

Leadership in Running Fitness

  • Course Dates: 25.Mar.2017
  • Location: LEEDS ROAD SPORTS COMPLEX, LEEDS ROAD HUDDERSFIELD Yorkshire
  • Cost: £160
  • Course Code: NC0878- Course FULLY BOOKED
  • Booking Deadline: 13.Mar.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: 25.Mar.2017 to 26.Mar.2017
  • Location: College of Haringey, Enfield and North East London, 73 Hertford Road, Enfield, Middlesex, EN3 5HA
  • Cost: £245
  • Course Code: LC0260
  • Booking Deadline: 10.Mar.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.

Officials - Level 1 (Track)

  • Course Dates: 25.Mar.2017
  • Location: *CANCELLED* Horspath Athletic Ground, Horspath Road, Oxford, Oxfordshire, OX4 2RR
  • Cost: £30 (Inc H&S module, £20 standalone module)
  • Course Code: *CANCELLED*SO/0412TR
  • Booking Deadline: 10.Mar.2017

A one day course that will allow the candidate to work under the supervision of a qualified official in the specific discipline with a view to becoming a qualified technical official.

Officials - Health and safety

  • Course Dates: 26.Mar.2017
  • Location: Witton Park Athletics Track. Witton Park Outdoor Leisure Centre Preston Old Road BLACKBURN
  • Cost: £10
  • Course Code: NO0288HS
  • Booking Deadline: 13.Mar.2017

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

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

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