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: 03.Nov.2018 to 04.Nov.2018
  • Location: English Institute of Sport Sheffield, Coleridge Road, Sheffield,
  • Cost: £435
  • Course Code: NC1031
  • Booking Deadline: 22.Oct.2018

England Athletics affiliated club member cost: £270

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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

Leadership in Running Fitness

  • Course Dates: 03.Nov.2018
  • Location: Canterbury Christ Church University Sports Centre, Pilgrims Way , Canterbury, Kent, CT1 1XS
  • Cost: £160
  • Course Code: SC1250
  • Booking Deadline: 19.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.

Leadership in Running Fitness

  • Course Dates: 03.Nov.2018
  • Location: Castle Sports Centre, Wellington Road, Taunton, Somerset, TA1 5AU
  • Cost: £160
  • Course Code: MC1104
  • Booking Deadline: 22.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.

Athletics Coach Days 1 & 2

  • Course Dates: 03.Nov.2018 to 04.Nov.2018
  • Location: Allianz Park, Greenlands Lane, Hendon, North London, NW4 1RL
  • Cost: £435
  • Course Code: LC0365A
  • Booking Deadline: 19.Oct.2018

England Athletics affiliated club member cost: £270

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

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Leadership in Running Fitness

  • Course Dates: 04.Nov.2018
  • Location: Wyvern College, Botley Road, Fair Oak, Eastleigh, Hampshire, SO50 7AN
  • Cost: £160
  • Course Code: SC1235
  • Booking Deadline: 19.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.

Athletics Coach Speed – Day 3 & 4

  • Course Dates: 04.Nov.2018 to 03.Feb.2019
  • Location: Castle Sports Centre, Wellington Road, Taunton, Somerset, TA1 5AU
  • Cost: n/a
  • Course Code: MC1081S
  • Booking Deadline: 22.Oct.2018

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.

Athletics Coach Speed builds on and develops knowledge and skills learnt on Day 1 & 2 of the Athletics Coach Qualification. In addition, this part of the qualification looks into more technical aspects of Speed. 

Please note there needs to be a minimum of 4 weeks between your day 2 & 3 as there is homework and coaching practice required.

Minimum Age: 18

Prerequisite: Booked on to an Athletics Coach Day 1 & 2

Athletics Coach Endurance – Day 3 & 4

  • Course Dates: 04.Nov.2018 to 03.Feb.2019
  • Location: Castle Sports Centre, Wellington Road, Taunton, Somerset, TA1 5AU
  • Cost: n/a
  • Course Code: MC1081E
  • Booking Deadline: 22.Oct.2018

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.

Athletics Coach Endurance builds on and develops knowledge and skills learnt on Day 1 & 2 of the Athletics Coach Qualification. In addition, this part of the qualification looks into more technical aspects of Endurance. 

Please note there needs to be a minimum of 4 weeks between your day 2 & 3 as there is homework and coaching practice required.

Minimum Age: 18

Prerequisite: Booked on to an Athletics Coach Day 1 & 2

Leadership in Running Fitness

  • Course Dates: 04.Nov.2018
  • Location: USN Bolton Arena, Arena Approach, Horwich, Bolton
  • Cost: £160
  • Course Code: NC1058
  • Booking Deadline: 22.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 - Health and safety

  • Course Dates: 04.Nov.2018
  • Location: University of Winchester (Bar End) Athletics Track, Milland Road, Highcliffe, Winchester, SO23 0QA
  • Cost: £10
  • Course Code: SO/0445HS
  • Booking Deadline: 19.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: 04.Nov.2018
  • Location: University of Winchester (Bar End) Athletics Track, Milland Road, Highcliffe, Winchester, SO23 0QA
  • Cost: £30 (inc H&S module) / £20 standalone module
  • Course Code: SO/0445FD
  • Booking Deadline: 19.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.

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