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' 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) - 2018

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Athletics Coach Days 1 & 2

  • Course Dates: 17.Nov.2018 to 18.Nov.2018
  • Location: Saturday 17th November 2018 Sunday 18th November 2018 Athletic Coach Day 1 & 2 9AM TO 5PM NC1038A 0 North East Gateshead College Academy of Sport, next to Gateshead Int Stad, Neilson Road, Gateshead Tyne And Wear
  • Cost: £435
  • Course Code: NC1038
  • Booking Deadline: 05.Nov.2018

England Athletics affiliated club member cost: £270

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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.

Day 1 & 2 of the course will cover the generic content of running, jumping and throwing and physical preparation. Once candidates have booked a their Athletics Coach Day 1 & 2 and received their booking confirmation, they should then select their Day 3 & 4 Event Technical option in either Endurance, Speed, Jump and Throws. The course also includes an online Knowledge Test and a Safeguarding module.

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.

Minimum Age: 18

Prerequisite: Level 1 Assistant Coach or Coaching Assistant

Athletics Coach Days 1 & 2

  • Course Dates: 17.Nov.2018 to 18.Nov.2018
  • Location: Lynnsport & Leisure Park, Greenpark Avenue, King's Lynn, PE30 2NB
  • Cost: £435
  • Course Code: SC1221
  • Booking Deadline: 02.Nov.2018

England Athletics affiliated club member cost: £270

 

To book online please click here.

 

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.

Day 1 & 2 of the course will cover the generic content of running, jumping and throwing and physical preparation. Once candidates have booked a their Athletics Coach Day 1 & 2 and received their booking confirmation, they should then select their Day 3 & 4 Event Technical option in either Endurance, Speed, Jump and Throws. The course also includes an online Knowledge Test and a Safeguarding module.

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.

Minimum Age: 18

Prerequisite: Level 1 Assistant Coach or Coaching Assistant

Coaching Assistant

  • Course Dates: 17.Nov.2018 to 18.Nov.2018
  • Location: Loughborough University Athletics Track/HiPAC, Rutland Road, Loughborough, Leicestershire, LE11 3TU
  • Cost: £245
  • Course Code: MC1065
  • Booking Deadline: 05.Nov.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.

Officials - Health and safety

  • Course Dates: 18.Nov.2018
  • Location: Ellesmere Port Sports Village, Stanney Lane, Ellesmere Port
  • Cost: £10
  • Course Code: NO0323HS
  • Booking Deadline: 05.Nov.2018

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: 18.Nov.2018
  • Location: Ellesmere Port Sports Village, Stanney Lane, Ellesmere Port
  • Cost: £30 (inc H&S module) / £20 standalone module
  • Course Code: NO0323FD
  • Booking Deadline: 05.Nov.2018

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 (Starter's Assistant)

  • Course Dates: 18.Nov.2018
  • Location: Ellesmere Port Sports Village, Stanney Lane, Ellesmere Port
  • Cost: £30 (inc H&S module) / £20 standalone module
  • Course Code: NO0323ST- cancelled due to low numbers
  • Booking Deadline: 05.Nov.2018

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 (Timekeeper)

  • Course Dates: 18.Nov.2018
  • Location: Ellesmere Port Sports Village, Stanney Lane, Ellesmere Port
  • Cost: £30 (inc H&S module) / £20 standalone module
  • Course Code: NO0323TK
  • Booking Deadline: 05.Nov.2018

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: 18.Nov.2018
  • Location: Ellesmere Port Sports Village, Stanney Lane, Ellesmere Port
  • Cost: £30 (inc H&S module) / £20 standalone module
  • Course Code: NO0323TR
  • Booking Deadline: 05.Nov.2018

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.

Leadership in Running Fitness

  • Course Dates: 18.Nov.2018
  • Location: Waltham Forest Feel Good Centre, 170 Chingford Road, Walthamstow, E17 5AA
  • Cost: £160
  • Course Code: LC0385
  • Booking Deadline: 02.Nov.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.

Leadership in Running Fitness

  • Course Dates: 18.Nov.2018
  • Location: Clifton College Sports Ground, Abbots Leigh Road, Abbots Leigh, Bristol, BS8 3QD
  • Cost: £160
  • Course Code: MC1115
  • Booking Deadline: 05.Nov.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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