Coach Licences & Renewal

Coach Licences & Renewal

Getting your Coach Licence

Upon completing your course or when your licence is due for renewal.

For a new licence:

  • Complete the Education and Training Coach Licence Application form.
  • Send this to England Athletics with a cheque and a passport photo with your name and course code written on the reverse.
    The address is Education and Customer Services, Athletics House, Alexander Stadium, Walsall Road, Perry Barr. Birmingham B42 2BE
  • England Athletics will send you a welcome email together with all relevant information relating to the course, the DBS process and obtaining your coaching licence.

Click here to read more about the DBS Process, including if you went on a course a while back and didn't do your DBS then - but now want to get licensed.

For a Renewal Licence:

To renew your licence and ensure it is up to date it is necessary that you have a current DBS check this needs renewing every three years. For the full DBS procedure see

Further instructions on keeping your profile up to date

If you wish to access full instructions on keeping your profile, including your photograph, up to date, as well as ensuring your DBS check is current you can download our guide to using the portal here - PDF 1.6M.