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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Leadership in Running Fitness

  • Course Dates: 22.Oct.2017
  • Location: Aspley YMCA, Melbourne Road, Nottingham, Nottinghamshire, NG8 5HL
  • Cost: £160
  • Course Code: MC0972
  • 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.

**CANCELLED** Officials - Health and safety

  • Course Dates: 22.Oct.2017
  • Location: Waltham Forest Feel Good Centre, 170 Chingford Road, Walthamstow, E17 5AA
  • Cost: £10
  • Course Code: **CANCELLED** LO0138HS
  • Booking Deadline: 19.Oct.2017

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

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

**CANCELLED** Officials - Level 1 (Field)

  • Course Dates: 22.Oct.2017
  • Location: Waltham Forest Feel Good Centre, 170 Chingford Road, Walthamstow, E17 5AA
  • Cost: £30 (including Health and Safety module), £20 (sta
  • Course Code: **CANCELLED** LO0138FJ
  • Booking Deadline: 19.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.

**CANCELLED** Officials - Level 1 (Track)

  • Course Dates: 22.Oct.2017
  • Location: Waltham Forest Feel Good Centre, 170 Chingford Road, Walthamstow, E17 5AA
  • Cost: £30 (including Health and Safety module), £20 (sta
  • Course Code: **CANCELLED** LO0138TJ
  • Booking Deadline: 19.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 - Health and safety

  • Course Dates: 22.Oct.2017
  • Location: Tonbridge School Centre, London Road, Tonbridge, TN10 3AD
  • Cost: £10
  • Course Code: SO/0424HS
  • Booking Deadline: 13.Oct.2017

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

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

Officials - Level 1 (Field)

  • Course Dates: 22.Oct.2017
  • Location: Tonbridge School Centre, London Road, Tonbridge, TN10 3AD
  • Cost: £30 (inc H&S module) / £20 standalone module
  • Course Code: SO/0424FD
  • 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.

Officials - Level 1 (Track)

  • Course Dates: 22.Oct.2017
  • Location: Tonbridge School Centre, London Road, Tonbridge, TN10 3AD
  • Cost: £30 (inc H&S module) / £20 standalone module
  • Course Code: SO/0424TR
  • 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.

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.

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