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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Officials - Health and safety

  • Course Dates: 05.Apr.2017
  • Location: Ridlins Stadium, Ridlins Playing Fields, Woodcock Road, Stevenage, SG2 9PA
  • Cost: £10
  • Course Code: SO/0416HS
  • Booking Deadline: 29.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.
 

Athletics Coach - Assessment Day

  • Course Dates: 08.Apr.2017
  • Location: Eastlands (Formally Sportcity) Gate 13 Rowsley Street, Manchester
  • Cost: n/a
  • Course Code: NC0825
  • 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: 08.Apr.2017 to 09.Apr.2017
  • Location: English Institute of Sport Sheffield, Coleridge Road, Sheffield,
  • Cost: £245
  • Course Code: NC0798
  • Booking Deadline: 27.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.

Athletics Coach

  • Course Dates: 08.Apr.2017 to 09.Apr.2017
  • Location: English Institute of Sport Sheffield, Coleridge Road, Sheffield,
  • Cost: £420
  • Course Code: NC0797
  • Booking Deadline: 27.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.

To book online: CLICK HERE

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

Coaching Assistant

  • Course Dates: 08.Apr.2017 to 09.Apr.2017
  • Location: Eastlands (Formally Sportcity) Gate 13 Rowsley Street, Manchester
  • Cost: £245
  • Course Code: NC0849
  • Booking Deadline: 27.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.

Coaching Assistant

  • Course Dates: 08.Apr.2017 to 09.Apr.2017
  • Location: Carn Brea Leisure Centre, Station Rd, Pool, Redruth, Cornwall TR15 3QS
  • Cost: £245
  • Course Code: MC0930
  • Booking Deadline: 27.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 (Field)

  • Course Dates: 08.Apr.2017
  • Location: Ridlins Stadium, Ridlins Playing Fields, Woodcock Road, Stevenage, SG2 9PA
  • Cost: £30 (Inc H&S module, £20 standalone module)
  • Course Code: SO/0416FD
  • Booking Deadline: 31.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: 08.Apr.2017
  • Location: Ridlins Stadium, Ridlins Playing Fields, Woodcock Road, Stevenage, SG2 9PA
  • Cost: £30 (Inc H&S module, £20 standalone module)
  • Course Code: SO/0416TR
  • Booking Deadline: 31.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.

Leadership in Running Fitness

  • Course Dates: 09.Apr.2017
  • Location: Eastlands (Formally Sportcity) Gate 13 Rowsley Street, Manchester
  • Cost: £160
  • Course Code: NC0850
  • Booking Deadline: 27.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.

Leadership in Running Fitness

  • Course Dates: 09.Apr.2017
  • Location: Campsmount Academy, Ryecroft Road, Norton, Doncaster,
  • Cost: £160
  • Course Code: NC0924
  • Booking Deadline: 03.Apr.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.

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