Completing Your Athletics Coach or CiRF course?

Completing the following steps will ensure that your licence card is issued sooner.

The following steps are also outlined in your booking confirmation emails.

Confirmation Email

When you have completed the relevant steps and the licence process is complete, you will receive a confirmation email.

If you have not received this email, please use the following guidance document to help you identify which steps are not yet complete – click here to download our guidance document 

If you have not received your licence card within 4 weeks of receiving the confirmation email, please contact:

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Complete all Pre/ Post Course Work, Attend all Practical Days & your Assessment


All course resources, including the relevant Mandatory Training can be accessed via Athletics Hub:

  • Log in to – Athletics Hub, it will open on the ‘My Dashboard’ Page.
  • On the left hand menu, click on ‘Online Courses’.
  • Select ‘Go To MyLearning’ and ensure that you have completed all relevant steps prior to and after practical days and your assessment.

As your licence has to be up to date to book onto these courses your background check and photo will already be up to date for your licence to be reissued following completion of the qualification.

CiRF Note – please read

Please note the following regarding a CiRF licence in Scotland:

  • If you are coaching with a scottishathletics affiliated club (with U18 or protected adults) – please ensure that you have an up to date PVG. If not, please contact your club’s Welfare Officer who will guide you through this process.
  • If you are coaching athletes aged O18 or are not coaching with a scottishathletics affiliated club  – complete online Self Declaration using this form: Self Declaration  (you will be issued with O18 licence card only)

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