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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Athletics Coach Days 1 & 2

  • Course Dates: 22.Sep.2018 to 23.Sep.2018
  • Location: Castle Sports Centre, Wellington Road, Taunton, Somerset, TA1 5AU
  • Cost: £435
  • Course Code: MC1081A
  • Booking Deadline: 10.Sep.2018

England Athletics affiliated club member cost: £270

Please click here to book on this course

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: 22.Sep.2018 to 29.Sep.2018
  • Location: Robin Park Arena, Loire Drive Newtown Wigan Lancashire
  • Cost: £245
  • Course Code: NC1054
  • Booking Deadline: 10.Sep.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.

Road Traffic Management

  • Course Dates: 22.Sep.2018
  • Location: St Peter’s Church Of England Aided School, Quarry Lane, Exeter, Devon, EX2 5AP
  • Cost: £140 non affilated or £70 affilated
  • Course Code: MTM0019
  • Booking Deadline: 10.Sep.2018

This course is for all Event Organisers, Event Marshals and other interested Technical Officials both in the  commercial and voluntary sectors, and particularly for those involved with road races.  This is a one day course that will equip delegates with sufficient information and knowledge to safely direct traffic movements at Events.
 

Leadership in Running Fitness

  • Course Dates: 22.Sep.2018
  • Location: **COURSE CANCELLED**Waltham Forest Feel Good Centre, 170 Chingford Road, Walthamstow, E17 5AA
  • Cost: £160
  • Course Code: **COURSE CANCELLED**LC0350
  • Booking Deadline: 07.Sep.2018


England Athletics affiliated club member cost: £140

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: 22.Sep.2018 to 23.Sep.2018
  • Location: Rugby Track Clubhouse, Bruce Williams Way, Rugby, Warwickshire, CV22 5LJ
  • Cost: £245
  • Course Code: MC1095
  • Booking Deadline: 10.Sep.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: 23.Sep.2018
  • Location: LEEDS ROAD SPORTS COMPLEX, LEEDS ROAD HUDDERSFIELD Yorkshire
  • Cost: £160
  • Course Code: NC1006
  • Booking Deadline: 10.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: Queen Elizabeth Grammar School, Ullswater Road, Penrith, Cumbria
  • Cost: £160
  • Course Code: NC1028
  • Booking Deadline: 10.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: Caroline Chisholm School?, Wooldale Centre For Learning, Wooldale Road, Wootton, Northamptonshire, NN4 6TP
  • Cost: £160
  • Course Code: MC1066
  • Booking Deadline: 10.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.

Officials - Health and safety

  • Course Dates: 23.Sep.2018
  • Location: Lewes Athletics Clubhouse, Mountfield Road, Lewes, East Sussex, BN7 2XG (TBC)
  • Cost: £10
  • Course Code: SO/0428HS
  • Booking Deadline: 07.Sep.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: 23.Sep.2018
  • Location: Lewes Athletics Clubhouse, Mountfield Road, Lewes, East Sussex, BN7 2XG (TBC)
  • Cost: £30 (inc H&S module) / £20 standalone module
  • Course Code: SO/0428FD
  • Booking Deadline: 07.Sep.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.

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