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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Athletics Coach

  • Course Dates: 28.Oct.2017 to 29.Oct.2017
  • Location: The Julie Rose Stadium, Willesborough Road, Ashford, Kent TN24 9QX
  • Cost: £420
  • Course Code: SC1070
  • Booking Deadline: 13.Oct.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.

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.

Athletics Coach

  • Course Dates: 28.Oct.2017 to 29.Oct.2017
  • Location: Alexander Stadium, Walsall Road, Perry Barr, Birmingham, B42 2LR
  • Cost: £420
  • Course Code: MC0947
  • Booking Deadline: 16.Oct.2017

England Athletics affiliated club member cost: £255

Please click here to book online

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.

Coach in Running Fitness

  • Course Dates: 28.Oct.2017 to 29.Oct.2017
  • Location: Strood Sports Centre, Watling Street, Strood, Kent, ME2 3JQ
  • Cost: £420
  • Course Code: SC1124
  • Booking Deadline: 13.Oct.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.

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.

Coaching Assistant

  • Course Dates: 28.Oct.2017 to 29.Oct.2017
  • Location: Castle Sports Centre, Wellington Road Taunton, Somerset, TA1 5AU
  • Cost: £245
  • Course Code: MC0987
  • Booking Deadline: 16.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.

Athletics Coach

  • Course Dates: 28.Oct.2017 to 29.Oct.2017
  • Location: *EXTRA COURSE* Alexander Stadium, Walsall Road, Perry Barr, Birmingham, B42 2LR
  • Cost: £420
  • Course Code: *EXTRA COURSES* MC1011
  • Booking Deadline: 16.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.

Please click here to book online

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.

Leadership in Running Fitness

  • Course Dates: 29.Oct.2017
  • Location: Harrow School Sports Club, Garlands Lane, Harrow on the Hill, Middlesex, HA1 3GF
  • Cost: £160
  • Course Code: LC0284
  • Booking Deadline: 13.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.

Officials - Risk Awareness

  • Course Dates: 03.Nov.2017
  • Location: The Speedwell Rooms, Inkersall Road, Staveley, Chesterfield, Derbyshire, S43 3JL
  • Cost: £20
  • Course Code: MO0318RA
  • Booking Deadline: 27.Oct.2017

The Risk Assessment Course which must be completed before a Level 3 Endurance licence is awarded. The Level 1 Endurance course connected to this module was on the 20th October 2017.

Coaching Assistant

  • Course Dates: 04.Nov.2017 to 05.Nov.2017
  • Location: David Weir Leisure Centre, Middleton Rd, Carshalton SM5 1SL
  • Cost: £245
  • Course Code: LC0286
  • Booking Deadline: 20.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: 04.Nov.2017 to 05.Nov.2017
  • Location: Wyvern College, Botley Road, Fair Oak, Eastleigh, Hampshire, SO50 7AN
  • Cost: £245
  • Course Code: SC1105
  • Booking Deadline: 20.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.

Coach in Running Fitness

  • Course Dates: 04.Nov.2017 to 05.Nov.2017
  • Location: Chippenham Sports Club Air Dome, Hardenhuish Park, Bristol Rd, Chippenham, Wiltshire, SN15 1NG
  • Cost: £420
  • Course Code: MC0941
  • Booking Deadline: 23.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.

Please click here to book online


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.

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