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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Leadership in Running Fitness

  • Course Dates: 07.Oct.2017
  • Location: Chippenham Sports Club Air Dome, Hardenhuish Park, Bristol Rd, Chippenham, Wiltshire, SN15 1NG
  • Cost: £160
  • Course Code: MC0942
  • Booking Deadline: 25.Sep.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: 07.Oct.2017 to 08.Oct.2017
  • Location: Greater Manchester Police Sports & Social Club Ltd, Hough End, Mauldeth Road West, Manchester
  • Cost: £420
  • Course Code: NC0937
  • Booking Deadline: 01.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.

Coaching Assistant

  • Course Dates: 07.Oct.2017 to 08.Oct.2017
  • Location: Crypt School, Podsmead Road, Gloucester, Gloucestershire, GL2 5AE
  • Cost: £245
  • Course Code: MC0966
  • Booking Deadline: 25.Sep.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.

Coaching Assistant

  • Course Dates: 07.Oct.2017 to 08.Oct.2017
  • Location: Lytchett Minster Sports Centre, Lytchett Minster School, Post Green Road, Lytchett Minster, Dorset, BH16 6JD
  • Cost: £245
  • Course Code: MC0983
  • Booking Deadline: 25.Sep.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: 07.Oct.2017
  • Location: Harrogate High School Ainsty Road, Harrogate. North Yorkshire
  • Cost: £160
  • Course Code: NC0940
  • Booking Deadline: 02.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.

Officials - Level 1 (Endurance) & Risk Awareness

  • Course Dates: 07.Oct.2017
  • Location: English Institute of Sport Sheffield, Coleridge Road, Sheffield,
  • Cost: £30 (inc risk awareness module)
  • Course Code: NO0298
  • Booking Deadline: 25.Sep.2017

A one day course that will allow the candidate to work under the supervision of a qualified endurance official with a view to becoming a qualified technical official. This day also includes the Risk Awareness Course which must be completed before a Level 3 licence is awarded.

Officials - Health and safety

  • Course Dates: 07.Oct.2017
  • Location: Allianz Park, Greenlands Lane, Hendon, North London, NW4 1RL
  • Cost: £10
  • Course Code: LO0135HS
  • Booking Deadline: 02.Oct.2017

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: 07.Oct.2017
  • Location: Allianz Park, Greenlands Lane, Hendon, North London, NW4 1RL
  • Cost: £30 (including Health and Safety module), £20 (sta
  • Course Code: LO0135FJ
  • Booking Deadline: 02.Oct.2017

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.

Officials - Level 1 (Track)

  • Course Dates: 07.Oct.2017
  • Location: Allianz Park, Greenlands Lane, Hendon, North London, NW4 1RL
  • Cost: £30 (including Health and Safety module), £20 (sta
  • Course Code: LO0135TJ
  • Booking Deadline: 02.Oct.2017

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.

Officials - Level 1 (Timekeeper)

  • Course Dates: 07.Oct.2017
  • Location: Allianz Park, Greenlands Lane, Hendon, North London, NW4 1RL
  • Cost: £30 (including Health and Safety module), £20 (sta
  • Course Code: LO0135TK
  • Booking Deadline: 02.Oct.2017

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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