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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Coaching Assistant

  • Course Dates: 10.Feb.2018 to 11.Feb.2018
  • Location: University Academy Keighley, Green Head Road, Utley, Keighley,
  • Cost: £245
  • Course Code: NC0949
  • Booking Deadline: 02.Feb.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: 10.Feb.2018
  • Location: College of Haringey, Enfield and North East London, 73 Hertford Road, Enfield, Middlesex, EN3 5HA
  • Cost: £160
  • Course Code: LC0311
  • Booking Deadline: 08.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.

Officials - Health and safety

  • Course Dates: 10.Feb.2018
  • Location: XP School, Middle Bank, Doncaster,
  • Cost: £10
  • Course Code: NO0310HS
  • Booking Deadline: 29.Jan.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: 10.Feb.2018
  • Location: XP School, Middle Bank, Doncaster,
  • Cost: £30 (inc H&S module) / £20 standalone module
  • Course Code: NO0310FD
  • Booking Deadline: 29.Jan.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 (Timekeeper)

  • Course Dates: 10.Feb.2018
  • Location: XP School, Middle Bank, Doncaster,
  • Cost: £30 (inc H&S module) / £20 standalone module
  • Course Code: NO0310TK
  • Booking Deadline: 29.Jan.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: 10.Feb.2018
  • Location: XP School, Middle Bank, Doncaster,
  • Cost: £30 (inc H&S module) / £20 standalone module
  • Course Code: NO0310TR
  • Booking Deadline: 29.Jan.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: 10.Feb.2018
  • Location: XP School, Middle Bank, Doncaster,
  • Cost: £30 (inc H&S module) / £20 standalone module
  • Course Code: NO0310ST
  • Booking Deadline: 29.Jan.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.

Road Traffic Management

  • Course Dates: 10.Feb.2018
  • Location: Sportpark, Loughborough University, 3 Oakwood Drive, Loughborough, Leicestershire, LE11 3QF
  • Cost: £140 (£70 EA affilated rate)
  • Course Code: MTM0017
  • Booking Deadline: 02.Feb.2018

This course is for all Event Organisers and Event Marshals 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.
 

Coach in Running Fitness

  • Course Dates: 10.Feb.2018 to 11.Feb.2018
  • Location: Chelmsford Sport & Athletics Centre, Salerno Way, Chelmsford, Essex, CM1 2EH
  • Cost: £420
  • Course Code: SC1086 *DATE CHANGE*
  • Booking Deadline: 02.Feb.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 24th March 2018

Day 4: 30th June 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.

Coaching Assistant

  • Course Dates: 10.Feb.2018 to 11.Feb.2018
  • Location: Wodson Park Sports Centre, Wadesmill Road, Ware, Herts, SG12 0UQ
  • Cost: £245
  • Course Code: SC1151 *DATE CHANGE*
  • Booking Deadline: 02.Feb.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.

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