Coaching and Officials' courses


Special Offer on all Leadership in Running Fitness courses – Ends 30 June

We currently have a special offer on bookings made before 30 June 2018, book for just £120 and save £40! See bookings page for details.


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' courses 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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Coach in Running Fitness - Assessment Day

  • Course Dates: 24.Jun.2018
  • Location: USN Bolton Arena, Arena Approach, Horwich, Bolton
  • Cost: n/a
  • Course Code: NC0904
  • Booking Deadline: None

This Assessment Day is part of the Coach in Running Fitness (CiRF) qualification.

Courses post Sept 2014 - Please note the Assessment Day is part of the Coach in Running Fitness 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: 30.Jun.2018 to 01.Jul.2018
  • Location: Shildon Sunnydale leisure Centre, Middridge Lane Shildon County Durham
  • Cost: £245
  • Course Code: NC0942
  • Booking Deadline: 22.Jun.2018


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: 30.Jun.2018 to 01.Jul.2018
  • Location: Eastlands (Formally Sportcity) Gate 13 Rowsley Street, Manchester
  • Cost: £245
  • Course Code: NC0979
  • Booking Deadline: None


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.

Leadership in Running Fitness

  • Course Dates: 30.Jun.2018
  • Location: Macclesfield Athletic Track, Priory Lane, Macclesfield, Cheshire
  • Cost: £160
  • Course Code: NC0992
  • Booking Deadline: 18.Jun.2018


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 Endurance – Day 3 & 4

  • Course Dates: 30.Jun.2018 to 22.Sep.2018
  • Location: Eastlands (Formally Sportcity) Gate 13 Rowsley Street, Manchester
  • Cost: n/a
  • Course Code: NC0955E
  • Booking Deadline: 18.Jun.2018

This qualification is the cornerstone of the coach education pathway. In total the course consists of 4 contact days, which concludes with a practical assessment.

Athletics Coach Endurance builds on and develops knowledge and skills learnt on Day 1 & 2 of the Athletics Coach Qualification. In addition, this part of the qualification looks into more technical aspects of Endurance. 

Please note there needs to be a minimum of 4 weeks between your day 2 & 3 as there is homework and coaching practice required.

Minimum Age: 18

Prerequisite: Booked on to an Athletics Coach Day 1 & 2

Athletics Coach Jumps – Day 3 & 4

  • Course Dates: 30.Jun.2018 to 22.Sep.2018
  • Location: Eastlands (Formally Sportcity) Gate 13 Rowsley Street, Manchester
  • Cost: n/a
  • Course Code: NC0955J
  • Booking Deadline: 18.Jun.2018

This qualification is the cornerstone of the coach education pathway. In total the course consists of 4 contact days, which concludes with a practical assessment.

Athletics Coach Jumps builds on and develops knowledge and skills learnt on Day 1 & 2 of the Athletics Coach Qualification. In addition, this part of the qualification looks into more technical aspects of Jumping. 

Please note there needs to be a minimum of 4 weeks between your day 2 & 3 as there is homework and coaching practice required.

Minimum Age: 18

Prerequisite: Booked on to an Athletics Coach Day 1 & 2

Coaching Assistant

  • Course Dates: 30.Jun.2018 to 01.Jul.2018
  • Location: Lynnsport & Leisure Park, Greenpark Avenue, King's Lynn, PE30 2NB
  • Cost: £245
  • Course Code: SC1209
  • Booking Deadline: 15.Jun.2018


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: 30.Jun.2018 to 01.Jul.2018
  • Location: Wyvern College, Botley Road, Fair Oak, Eastleigh, Hampshire, SO50 7AN
  • Cost: £245
  • Course Code: SC1210
  • Booking Deadline: 15.Jun.2018


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.

Leading Athletics

  • Course Dates: 30.Jun.2018
  • Location: Prince of Wales Stadium, Tommy Taylors Lane, Cheltenham, Gloucestershire, GL50 4RN
  • Cost: £50
  • Course Code: MC1088
  • Booking Deadline: 18.Jun.2018

England Athletics affiliated club member cost: £30

To Book Online click here

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.

Leadership in Running Fitness

  • Course Dates: 30.Jun.2018
  • Location: Filton College, WISE Campus, New Road, Stoke Gifford, Bristol, Avon, BS34 8LP
  • Cost: £160
  • Course Code: MC1053
  • Booking Deadline: 18.Jun.2018


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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