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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Coaching Assistant

  • Course Dates: 21.Oct.2017 to 22.Oct.2017
  • Location: Bradfield College, Bradfield College Enterprises Ltd, Bradfield, Reading, Berkshire, RG7 6AU
  • Cost: £245
  • Course Code: SC1137
  • Booking Deadline: 06.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: 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.

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.

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.

Leadership in Running Fitness

  • Course Dates: 05.Nov.2017
  • Location: Bexleyheath Academy, Woolwich Rd, Bexleyheath, Kent, DA6 7DA
  • Cost: £160
  • Course Code: LC0285
  • Booking Deadline: 02.Nov.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.

Coach in Running Fitness

  • Course Dates: 11.Nov.2017 to 12.Nov.2017
  • Location: SportsDock, University of East London, Docklands Campus, University Way, London, E16 2RD
  • Cost: £420
  • Course Code: LC0288
  • Booking Deadline: 27.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.

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.

Click here to book online.

Athletics Coach

  • Course Dates: 11.Nov.2017 to 12.Nov.2017
  • Location: Allianz Park, Greenlands Lane, Hendon, North London, NW4 1RL
  • Cost: £420
  • Course Code: LC0287
  • Booking Deadline: 02.Nov.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.

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: 11.Nov.2017
  • Location: Angel Centre, Angel Lane, Tonbridge, Kent TN9 1SF.
  • Cost: £160
  • Course Code: SC1148
  • Booking Deadline: 27.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.

Leadership in Running Fitness

  • Course Dates: 12.Nov.2017
  • Location: Southend Leisure & Tennis Centre, Garon Park, Eastern Avenue, Southend-on-Sea, Essex, SS2 4FA
  • Cost: £160
  • Course Code: SC1134
  • Booking Deadline: 27.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.

Coaching Assistant

  • Course Dates: 18.Nov.2017 to 19.Nov.2017
  • Location: College of Haringey, Enfield and North East London, 73 Hertford Road, Enfield, Middlesex, EN3 5HA
  • Cost: £245
  • Course Code: LC0290
  • Booking Deadline: 03.Nov.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.

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