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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Leadership in Running Fitness

  • Course Dates: 03.Sep.2017
  • Location: Dragon Leisure Centre, Lostwithiel Road, Bodmin, Cornwall, PL31 1DE
  • Cost: £160
  • Course Code: MC0975
  • Booking Deadline: 21.Aug.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: 09.Sep.2017 to 10.Sep.2017
  • Location: Southend Leisure & Tennis Centre, Garon Park, Eastern Avenue, Southend-on-Sea, Essex, SS2 4FA
  • Cost: £245
  • Course Code: SC1133
  • Booking Deadline: 25.Aug.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: 09.Sep.2017
  • Location: Wimbledon College, Edge Hill, London, SW19 4NS
  • Cost: £160
  • Course Code: LC0300
  • Booking Deadline: None


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: 09.Sep.2017 to 10.Sep.2017
  • Location: Tupton Hall School, Station New Rd Old Tupton, Chesterfield, Derbyshire S42 6LG
  • Cost: £245
  • Course Code: MC0967
  • Booking Deadline: 28.Aug.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: 09.Sep.2017
  • Location: University of Lincoln Sports Centre , Brayford Pool , Lincoln, Lincolnshire, LN6 7TS
  • Cost: £160
  • Course Code: MC0969
  • Booking Deadline: 28.Aug.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.

Road Traffic Management

  • Course Dates: 09.Sep.2017
  • Location: Longcroft School, Burton Rd, Beverley
  • Cost: £140
  • Course Code: NTM0020
  • Booking Deadline: 04.Sep.2017

This course is for all Event Organisers and Event Marshals both in the commercial and voluntary sectors, and particularly for those involved with road races.  This is a one day course that will equip delegates with sufficient information and knowledge to safely direct traffic movements at Events.
 

Leading Athletics

  • Course Dates: 09.Sep.2017
  • Location: Aldersley Leisure Village, Aldersley Stadium, Aldersley Rd, Wolverhampton, West Midlands, WV6 9NW
  • Cost: £50
  • Course Code: MC1006
  • Booking Deadline: 28.Aug.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.

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.

Coach in Running Fitness - Assessment Day

  • Course Dates: 10.Sep.2017
  • Location: Greater Manchester Police Sports & Social Club Ltd, Hough End, Mauldeth Road West, Manchester
  • Cost: n/a
  • Course Code: NC0862
  • 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.

Officials - Health and safety

  • Course Dates: 13.Sep.2017
  • Location: Rugby Track Clubhouse, Bruce Williams Way, Rugby, Warwickshire, CV22 5LJ
  • Cost: £10
  • Course Code: MO0310HS
  • Booking Deadline: 04.Sep.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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