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.

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.


For other events such as development opportunities please see our events section

Courses (qualifications)

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Officials - Level 1 (Endurance) & Risk Awareness

  • Course Dates: 20.Oct.2017 to 03.Nov.2017
  • Location: The Speedwell Rooms, Inkersall Road, Staveley, Chesterfield, Derbyshire, S43 3JL
  • Cost: £30 (inc risk awareness) or £20 for one module
  • Course Code: MO0318END & RA
  • Booking Deadline: 13.Oct.2017

A course over two evenings that will allow the candidate to work under the supervision of a qualified endurance official with a view to becoming a qualified technical official. The Risk Awareness Course is held on a later evening on the Friday 3rd November, this must be completed before a Level 3 licence is awarded.

Officials - Health and safety

  • Course Dates: 20.Oct.2017
  • Location: * CANCELLED*Horspath Athletic Ground, Horspath Road, Oxford, Oxfordshire, OX4 2RR
  • Cost: £10
  • Course Code: *CANCELLED* SO/0423HS
  • Booking Deadline: 13.Oct.2017

8This is a compulsory module for all track and field technical officials.

This course will take place 7-9pm with the disciplines taking place on the 21st October.

The module represents a key component of the technical officials’ qualification.
 

Leadership in Running Fitness

  • Course Dates: 21.Oct.2017
  • Location: Sheffield Springs Academy, Hurlfield Road, Sheffield,
  • Cost: £160
  • Course Code: NC0907
  • Booking Deadline: 09.Oct.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

  • Course Dates: 21.Oct.2017 to 22.Jan.2017
  • Location: Eastlands (Formally Sportcity) Gate 13 Rowsley Street, Manchester
  • Cost: £420
  • Course Code: NC0926
  • Booking Deadline: 13.Oct.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.

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

Leading Athletics

  • Course Dates: 21.Oct.2017
  • Location: Eastlands (Formally Sportcity) Gate 13 Rowsley Street, Manchester
  • Cost: £50
  • Course Code: NC0927
  • Booking Deadline: 16.Oct.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.

Coaching Assistant

  • Course Dates: 21.Oct.2017 to 22.Oct.2017
  • Location: Alexander Stadium, Walsall Road, Perry Barr, Birmingham, B42 2LR
  • Cost: £245
  • Course Code: MC0946
  • Booking Deadline: 09.Oct.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: 21.Oct.2017 to 22.Oct.2017
  • Location: Bradfield College, Bradfield College Enterprises Ltd, Bradfield, Reading, Berkshire, RG7 6AU
  • Cost: £245
  • Course Code: SC1137
  • Booking Deadline: 06.Oct.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: 21.Oct.2017 to 22.Oct.2017
  • Location: Alexander Stadium, Walsall Road, Perry Barr, Birmingham, B42 2LR
  • Cost: £245
  • Course Code: MC1024
  • Booking Deadline: 09.Oct.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 (Timekeeper)

  • Course Dates: 21.Oct.2017
  • Location: *CANCELLED* Roger Bannister Athletics Track, Oxford University, Iffley Road, Oxford, OX4 1EQ
  • Cost: £20 standalone module
  • Course Code: *CANCELLED* SO/0423TK
  • Booking Deadline: 11.Oct.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 (Photofinish)

  • Course Dates: 21.Oct.2017
  • Location: * CANCELLED* Roger Bannister Athletics Track, Oxford University, Iffley Road, Oxford, OX4 1EQ
  • Cost: £20 standalone module
  • Course Code: *CANCELLED* SO/0423PF
  • Booking Deadline: 13.Oct.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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