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)

Coaching Assistant

  • Course Dates: 07.Jul.2018 to 08.Jul.2018
  • Location: Stantonbury Athletics Track and Club House, Purbeck, Stantonbury, Milton Keynes, MK14 6BN
  • Cost: £245
  • Course Code: SC1178
  • 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.

Leadership in Running Fitness

  • Course Dates: 04.Mar.2018
  • Location: Caroline Chisholm School?, Wooldale Centre For Learning, Wooldale Road, Wootton, Northamptonshire, NN4 6TP
  • Cost: £160
  • Course Code: MC0985
  • Booking Deadline: 12.Feb.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.

Leading Athletics

  • Course Dates: 05.Apr.2018
  • Location: Vandyke Upper School, Vandyke Road, Leighton Buzzard, Bedfordshire, LU7 3DY
  • Cost: £50
  • Course Code: SC1169-MODULE
  • Booking Deadline: 22.Mar.2018

England Athletics affiliated club member cost: £30

 

To book online, please 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.

Athletics Coach Days 1 & 2

  • Course Dates: 14.Apr.2018 to 15.Apr.2018
  • Location: Bedford International Athletics Stadium, Barker Lane, Bedford, MK41 9SB
  • Cost: £435
  • Course Code: SC1166
  • Booking Deadline: 30.Mar.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

Athletics Coach Endurance – Day 3 & 4

  • Course Dates: 20.May.2018 to 02.Sep.2018
  • Location: Bedford International Athletics Stadium, Barker Lane, Bedford, MK41 9SB
  • Cost: n/a
  • Course Code: SC1166E
  • Booking Deadline: 04.May.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: 20.May.2018 to 02.Sep.2018
  • Location: Bedford International Athletics Stadium, Barker Lane, Bedford, MK41 9SB
  • Cost: n/a
  • Course Code: SC1166J
  • Booking Deadline: 03.May.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: 23.Jun.2018 to 24.Jun.2018
  • Location: Bedford International Athletics Stadium, Barker Lane, Bedford, MK41 9SB
  • Cost: £245
  • Course Code: SC1177
  • Booking Deadline: 08.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: 17.Mar.2018 to 18.Mar.2018
  • Location: Moulton College, John Ashby Sports Hall, Gate 3, Moulton, Northampton, NN3 7SX
  • Cost: £245
  • Course Code: MC1025
  • Booking Deadline: 05.Mar.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.