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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Leading Athletics

  • Course Dates: 28.Mar.2017
  • Location: Stantonbury Arts & Leisure, Stantonbury, Milton Keynes, MK14 6BN
  • Cost: £50
  • Course Code: SC1065
  • Booking Deadline: 14.Mar.2017

England Athletics affiliated club member cost: £30

This workshop will run 5-8pm.

To book online 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.

Certificate in Teaching Secondary Athletics

  • Course Dates: 31.Mar.2017
  • Location: Aldersley Leisure Village, Aldersley Stadium, Aldersley Rd, Wolverhampton, West Midlands, WV6 9NW
  • Cost: £10 - contact Sam Fullwood (see below)
  • Course Code: MT0207
  • Booking Deadline: 20.Mar.2017

This course for Secondary School Teachers builds upon what is presented in the primary resource. It focuses upon the ongoing acquisition and further development of the fundamental movement skills that underpin athleticism. It highlights progressions for students of all abilities, presenting clear technical models and safe and inclusive teaching methodologies.

Athletics Coach - Assessment Day

  • Course Dates: 01.Apr.2017
  • Location: Gateshead College Academy of Sport, next to Gateshead Int Stad, Neilson Road, Gateshead Tyne And Wear
  • Cost: n/a
  • Course Code: NC0814
  • 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.

 

Coaching Assistant

  • Course Dates: 01.Apr.2017 to 02.Apr.2017
  • Location: Gateshead College Academy of Sport, next to Gateshead Int Stad, Neilson Road, Gateshead Tyne And Wear
  • Cost: £245
  • Course Code: NC0817
  • Booking Deadline: 20.Mar.2017

England Athletics affiliated club member cost: £185

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.

To book online click here.

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

Officials - Health and safety

  • Course Dates: 01.Apr.2017
  • Location: Chelmsford Sport & Athletics Centre, Salerno Way, Chelmsford, Essex, CM1 2EH
  • Cost: £10
  • Course Code: SO/0405HS
  • Booking Deadline: 17.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.
 

Officials - Level 1 (Field)

  • Course Dates: 01.Apr.2017
  • Location: Chelmsford Sport & Athletics Centre, Salerno Way, Chelmsford, Essex, CM1 2EH
  • Cost: £30 (Inc H&S module, £20 standalone module)
  • Course Code: SO/0405FD
  • Booking Deadline: 17.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 - Level 1 (Timekeeper)

  • Course Dates: 01.Apr.2017
  • Location: Chelmsford Sport & Athletics Centre, Salerno Way, Chelmsford, Essex, CM1 2EH
  • Cost: £30 (Inc H&S module, £20 standalone module)
  • Course Code: SO/0405TK
  • Booking Deadline: 17.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 - Level 1 (Track)

  • Course Dates: 01.Apr.2017
  • Location: Chelmsford Sport & Athletics Centre, Salerno Way, Chelmsford, Essex, CM1 2EH
  • Cost: £30 (Inc H&S module, £20 standalone module)
  • Course Code: SO/0405TR
  • Booking Deadline: 17.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: 01.Apr.2017
  • Location: Prince of Wales Stadium, Tommy Taylors Lane, Cheltenham, Gloucestershire, GL50 4RN
  • Cost: £10
  • Course Code: MO0303HS
  • Booking Deadline: 20.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.
 

Officials - Level 1 (Field)

  • Course Dates: 01.Apr.2017
  • Location: Prince of Wales Stadium, Tommy Taylors Lane, Cheltenham, Gloucestershire, GL50 4RN
  • Cost: £30 (Inc H&S module, £20 standalone module)
  • Course Code: MO0303FD
  • Booking Deadline: 20.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.

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