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)

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Leadership in Running Fitness

  • Course Dates: 26.Aug.2018
  • Location: The Julie Rose Stadium, Willesborough Road, Ashford, Kent TN24 9QX
  • Cost: £160
  • Course Code: SC1230
  • Booking Deadline: 10.Aug.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.

Coach in Running Fitness

  • Course Dates: 15.Sep.2018 to 16.Sep.2018
  • Location: Bexleyheath Academy, Woolwich Rd, Bexleyheath, Kent, DA6 7DA
  • Cost: £420
  • Course Code: LC0352
  • Booking Deadline: 07.Sep.2018

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.

Please click here to book online.

Coaching Assistant

  • Course Dates: 15.Sep.2018 to 16.Sep.2018
  • Location: Brunel University Sports Park, Kingston Lane, Uxbridge, Middlesex, UB8 3PW
  • Cost: £245
  • Course Code: LC0351
  • Booking Deadline: 31.Aug.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.

Athletics Coach Days 1 & 2

  • Course Dates: 15.Sep.2018 to 16.Sep.2018
  • Location: Waltham Forest Feel Good Centre, 170 Chingford Road, Walthamstow, E17 5AA
  • Cost: £435
  • Course Code: LC0363A
  • Booking Deadline: 31.Aug.2018

England Athletics affiliated club member cost: £270

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

Please click here to book onto this course.

Leadership in Running Fitness

  • Course Dates: 16.Sep.2018
  • Location: Brunel University, Kingston Lane, Uxbridge, Middlesex, UB8 3PH
  • Cost: £160
  • Course Code: LC0353
  • Booking Deadline: 31.Aug.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: 16.Sep.2018
  • Location: Wodson Park Sports Centre, Wadesmill Road, Ware, Herts, SG12 0UQ
  • Cost: £160
  • Course Code: SC1222
  • Booking Deadline: 31.Aug.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.

Coaching Assistant

  • Course Dates: 16.Sep.2018 to 23.Sep.2018
  • Location: Cranleigh School Sport Centre, Cranleigh School, Horseshoe Lane, Cranleigh, Surrey GU6 8QQ
  • Cost: £245
  • Course Code: SC1242
  • Booking Deadline: 31.Aug.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: 22.Sep.2018
  • Location: Waltham Forest Feel Good Centre, 170 Chingford Road, Walthamstow, E17 5AA
  • Cost: £160
  • Course Code: LC0350
  • Booking Deadline: 07.Sep.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: 23.Sep.2018
  • Location: Arena Leisure Centre , Grand Avenue, Camberley, Surrey, GU15 3QH
  • Cost: £160
  • Course Code: SC1231
  • Booking Deadline: 07.Sep.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: 29.Sep.2018
  • Location: College of Haringey, Enfield and North East London, 73 Hertford Road, Enfield, Middlesex, EN3 5HA
  • Cost: £160
  • Course Code: LC0355
  • Booking Deadline: 20.Sep.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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