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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Coach in Running Fitness

  • Course Dates: 22.Jul.2017 to 23.Jul.2017
  • Location: Lynnsport & Leisure Park, Greenpark Avenue, King's Lynn, PE30 2NB
  • Cost: £420
  • Course Code: SC1136
  • Booking Deadline: 07.Jul.2017

England Athletics affiliated club member cost: £255

To book online please click here

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.

Day 3 - 2nd September 2017

Day 4 - 3rd December 2017

 
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.

Leadership in Running Fitness

  • Course Dates: 22.Jul.2017
  • Location: Alexander Stadium, Walsall Road, Perry Barr, Birmingham, B42 2LR
  • Cost: £160
  • Course Code: MC1005
  • Booking Deadline: 10.Jul.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.

Officials - Level 1 (Field)

  • Course Dates: 25.Jul.2017 to 27.Jul.2017
  • Location: Wimbledon College, Edge Hill, London, SW19 4NS
  • Cost: £30 (Inc H&S module, £20 standalone module)
  • Course Code: LO0132FJ
  • Booking Deadline: 18.Jul.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.

Registration: 6:30pm

Part 1: Tuesday 25th July 7pm-9pm

Part 2: Thursday 27th July 7pm-9pm

Leading Athletics

  • Course Dates: 30.Jul.2017
  • Location: Hillside  Rural Activities Park, Oaktree Bank, Knayton, Thirsk
  • Cost: £50
  • Course Code: NC0935- Course cancelled.
  • Booking Deadline: 24.Jul.2017

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.

Leadership in Running Fitness

  • Course Dates: 05.Aug.2017
  • Location: Mark Hall Sports Centre, London Road, Harlow, Essex, CM17 9LX
  • Cost: £160
  • Course Code: SC1132
  • Booking Deadline: 21.Jul.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.

Leadership in Running Fitness

  • Course Dates: 12.Aug.2017
  • Location: South Wilts Grammar School, The Butts, Hulse Road, Salisbury, Wiltshire, SP1 3NR
  • Cost: £160
  • Course Code: MC1004
  • Booking Deadline: 31.Jul.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 - Assessment Day

  • Course Dates: 27.Aug.2017
  • Location: Yarborough Leisure Centre, Riseholme Road, Lincoln, Lincolnshire, LN1 3SP
  • Cost: n/a
  • Course Code: MC0955C
  • 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.



 

Leadership in Running Fitness

  • Course Dates: 03.Sep.2017
  • Location: Dudley Leisure Centre, Wellington Rd, Dudley, West Midlands, DY1 1UH
  • Cost: £160
  • Course Code: MC0974
  • 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.

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.

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