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) - 2019

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Coaching Assistant

  • Course Dates: 05.Jan.2019 to 06.Jan.2019
  • Location: Brunel University, Kingston Lane, Uxbridge, Middlesex, UB8 3PH
  • Cost: £245
  • Course Code: LC0378
  • Booking Deadline: 21.Dec.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.

Leadership in Running Fitness

  • Course Dates: 05.Jan.2019
  • Location: Barton Peveril College Sports Centre, Chestnut Avenue, Eastleigh, Hampshire, SO50 5ZA
  • Cost: £160
  • Course Code: SC1239
  • Booking Deadline: 21.Dec.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: 05.Jan.2019 to 24.Mar.2019
  • Location: Lynnsport & Leisure Park, Greenpark Avenue, King's Lynn, PE30 2NB
  • Cost: n/a
  • Course Code: SC1221E
  • Booking Deadline: 21.Dec.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

Coaching Assistant

  • Course Dates: 12.Jan.2019 to 13.Jan.2019
  • Location: Gateshead College Academy of Sport, next to Gateshead Int Stad, Neilson Road, Gateshead Tyne And Wear
  • Cost: £245
  • Course Code: NC0985
  • 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: 12.Jan.2019
  • Location: Denbigh High School Sports Centtre, Alexandra Avenue, Luton, Bedfordshire, LU3 1HE
  • Cost: £160
  • Course Code: SC1194
  • Booking Deadline: 14.Dec.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 Speed – Day 3 & 4

  • Course Dates: 12.Jan.2019 to 09.Mar.2019
  • Location: Gateshead College Academy of Sport, next to Gateshead Int Stad, Neilson Road, Gateshead Tyne And Wear
  • Cost: n/a
  • Course Code: NC1038S
  • Booking Deadline: 31.Dec.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 Speed 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 Speed. 

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 Throws – Day 3 & 4

  • Course Dates: 12.Jan.2019 to 09.Mar.2019
  • Location: Gateshead College Academy of Sport, next to Gateshead Int Stad, Neilson Road, Gateshead Tyne And Wear
  • Cost: n/a
  • Course Code: NC1038T
  • Booking Deadline: 31.Dec.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 Throws 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 Throwing.

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: 12.Jan.2019 to 13.Jan.2019
  • Location: Eastlands (Formally Sportcity) Gate 13 Rowsley Street, Manchester
  • Cost: £245
  • Course Code: NC1042
  • Booking Deadline: 31.Dec.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.

Leadership in Running Fitness

  • Course Dates: 12.Jan.2019
  • Location: Waltham Forest Feel Good Centre, 170 Chingford Road, Walthamstow, E17 5AA
  • Cost: £160
  • Course Code: LC0388
  • Booking Deadline: 28.Dec.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.

Officials - Health and safety

  • Course Dates: 12.Jan.2019
  • Location: Lee Valley HiPAC 61 Meridian Way, Picketts Lock, London, N9 0AR
  • Cost: £10
  • Course Code: LO0147HS
  • Booking Deadline: 28.Dec.2018

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

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

Please click here to book online.
 

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