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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Officials - Health and safety

  • Course Dates: 21.Oct.2018
  • Location: *CANCELLED*Tonbridge School Sports Centre, London Road, Tonbridge, TN10 3AD
  • Cost: £10
  • Course Code: *CANCELLED* SO/0444HS
  • Booking Deadline: 05.Oct.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: 21.Oct.2018
  • Location: *CANCELLED* Tonbridge School Sports Centre, London Road, Tonbridge, TN10 3AD
  • Cost: £30 (inc H&S module) / £20 standalone module
  • Course Code: *CANCELLED* SO/0444FD
  • Booking Deadline: 05.Oct.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.

Officials - Level 1 (Starter's Assistant)

  • Course Dates: 21.Oct.2018
  • Location: *CANCELLED*Tonbridge School Sports Centre, London Road, Tonbridge, TN10 3AD
  • Cost: £30 (inc H&S module) / £20 standalone module
  • Course Code: *CANCELLED*SO/0444ST
  • Booking Deadline: 05.Oct.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.

Officials - Level 1 (Track)

  • Course Dates: 21.Oct.2018
  • Location: *CANCELLED*Tonbridge School Sports Centre, London Road, Tonbridge, TN10 3AD
  • Cost: £30 (inc H&S module) / £20 standalone module
  • Course Code: *CANCELLED* SO/0444TR
  • Booking Deadline: 05.Oct.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.

Leadership in Running Fitness

  • Course Dates: 21.Oct.2018
  • Location: North Solihull Sports Centre, Conway Rd, Birmingham, B37 5LA
  • Cost: £160
  • Course Code: MC1117
  • Booking Deadline: 08.Oct.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 - Level 1 (Starter's Assistant)

  • Course Dates: 24.Oct.2018
  • Location: Rugby Track Clubhouse, Bruce Williams Way, Rugby, Warwickshire, CV22 5LJ
  • Cost: £30 (inc H&S module) / £20 standalone module
  • Course Code: MO/0342SM
  • Booking Deadline: 17.Oct.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.

Coach in Running Fitness

  • Course Dates: 27.Oct.2018 to 28.Oct.2018
  • Location: The Julie Rose Stadium, Willesborough Road, Ashford, Kent TN24 9QX
  • Cost: £420
  • Course Code: SC1182
  • Booking Deadline: 12.Oct.2018

England Athletics affiliated club member cost: £255

To book on 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.

Day 3 24th November 2018

Day 4 24th February 2019

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: 27.Oct.2018 to 27.Jan.2018
  • Location: Greater Manchester Police Sports & Social Club Ltd, Hough End, Mauldeth Road West, Manchester
  • Cost: £160
  • Course Code: NC1046
  • Booking Deadline: 14.Jan.2019


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.

Athletics Coach Days 1 & 2

  • Course Dates: 27.Oct.2018 to 28.Oct.2018
  • Location: Alexander Stadium, Walsall Road, Perry Barr, Birmingham, B42 2LR
  • Cost: £435
  • Course Code: MC1082A
  • Booking Deadline: 19.Oct.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

Leading Athletics

  • Course Dates: 27.Oct.2018
  • Location: Brunel University, Kingston Lane, Uxbridge, Middlesex, UB8 3PH
  • Cost: £50
  • Course Code: LC0377
  • Booking Deadline: 12.Oct.2018

England Athletics affiliated club member cost: £30

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.

Please click here to book online.

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