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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Coaching Assistant

  • Course Dates: 12.May.2018 to 13.May.2018
  • Location: Eastlands (Formally Sportcity) Gate 13 Rowsley Street, Manchester
  • Cost: £245
  • Course Code: NC0977
  • Booking Deadline: None


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.

Coach in Running Fitness

  • Course Dates: 12.May.2018 to 13.May.2018
  • Location: Waltham Forest Feel Good Centre, 170 Chingford Road, Walthamstow, E17 5AA
  • Cost: £420
  • Course Code: LC0339
  • Booking Deadline: 04.May.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.

Coach in Running Fitness

  • Course Dates: 12.May.2018 to 13.May.2018
  • Location: Shobnall Leisure Complex, Shobnall Road, Burton on Trent, Staffordshire, DE14 2BB
  • Cost: £420
  • Course Code: MC1039
  • Booking Deadline: 30.Apr.2018

England Athletics affiliated club member cost: £255

To book 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: 1st July 2018

Day 4: 16th Sept 2018

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: 12.May.2018
  • Location: HBK Leisure, Hinchingbrooke School, Brampton Road, Huntingdon, Cambridgeshire, PE29 3BN
  • Cost: £160
  • Course Code: SC1174
  • Booking Deadline: 27.Apr.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: 12.May.2018
  • Location: Aspley YMCA, Melbourne Road, Nottingham, Nottinghamshire, NG8 5HL
  • Cost: £160
  • Course Code: MC1078
  • Booking Deadline: 30.Apr.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: 13.May.2018
  • Location: Eastlands (Formally Sportcity) Gate 13 Rowsley Street, Manchester
  • Cost: £160
  • Course Code: NC0978
  • Booking Deadline: None


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: 13.May.2018
  • Location: Eastbourne Sports Complex, Bourne Ave, Darlington
  • Cost: £160
  • Course Code: NC0997
  • Booking Deadline: 30.Apr.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: 13.May.2018
  • Location: St Mary's University College, Waldegrave Road, Strawberry Hill, Twickenham, TW1 4SX
  • Cost: £160
  • Course Code: LC0371
  • Booking Deadline: 27.Apr.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: 13.May.2018
  • Location: Chippenham Sports Club Air Dome, Hardenhuish Park, Bristol Rd, Chippenham, Wiltshire, SN15 1NG
  • Cost: £160
  • Course Code: MC1049
  • Booking Deadline: 30.Apr.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: 19.May.2018 to 20.May.2018
  • Location: Queen Mary's College Cliddesden Road Basingstoke Hampshire, RG21 3HF
  • Cost: £420
  • Course Code: SC1156
  • Booking Deadline: 04.May.2018

England Athletics affiliated club member cost: £255

To book 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.

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.

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