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Course Date: 21-23 Nov, 27-30 Nov, 5-7 Dec

Venue: Kallang Practice Track

Course Fee: $500

Course Duration: 10 days. Compulsory to attend the full 10-day course as per the IAAF requirements

Application Closing Date: 6pm on Monday, 20 October 2014.

Payment Closing Date: 6pm on Monday, 20 October 2014

Announcement of Final list of Participants: 31 October 2014

Maximum participants allowed: 24

Objectives of CECS Level 1 Course:

    To develop the skills to organize Kids Athletics: Preparation and Competition; orientation to athletics for 13-15 year-olds.

Selection guidelines

All applicants must meet the basic entry requirements to be considered for the course. If you do not meet the basic entry requirements, you may not be shortlisted for the course.

Basic Entry Requirements:

  • Be a minimum of 18 years of age
  • Have a minimum of a completed Primary school education
  • Have an interest in athletics
  • Must be physically fit and able to learn to demonstrate all athletic events.
  • Must be willing to actively involve himself or herself as a qualified coach and to assist the IAAF Member Federation in the development of athletics
  • Be able to speak and read the course language sufficiently well to sit a written and practical examination
  • Compulsory to attend all classes punctually and throughout the duration of the course (Compulsory to attend the full 10-day course as per the IAAF requirements)
  • Must have completed Basic Sports Science (BSS) or been granted BSS waiver.

Note: BSS is a pre-requisite to all Theory and Integrated courses of Singapore Coach Excellence Programme (SG-Coach). CECS Level 1 is regarded as an integrated course in the SG-Coach Programme.

Those without BSS certification are encouraged to attend the course for future IAAF CECS Level 1 courses. More details on BSS course found here – https://www.sportsingapore.gov.sg…

Online Application

Shortlisted criteria

Where there are more than 24 applicants who meet the above basic entry requirements, the selection panels will shortlist applicants based on the following selection guidelines:

1. Occupation

    a) Group A – Current Track & Field coaches and PE teachers etc.
    b) Group B – Non Track & Field coaches, public etc.


    Allocated Percentage





    Group A *

    School PE Teachers
    School Track and Field CCA Teachers
    Track and Field coaches
    Kids Athletic Certified Coaches

    Group B *

    School Sports Administrators
    Strength and Conditioning Coach
    Coaches coaching other sports
    Interest Group
    National Athletes / Former National Athletes

    * Relevant documents (certificates, referral letters etc.) must be accompanied together with your application form and cheque.

2. Payment received

    All applications are given consideration according to the date the completed application & payment are received by the SAA. Applications without payment will not be considered complete until payment is received. Please note: Your cheque is not banked in until after selection.

3. Payment Information

    We accept payment by cheque or cash.
    Singapore Athletic Association
    3 Champion Way
    Singapore Sports School
    Blk 1 #01-10
    Singapore 737912

    Fax: (65) 6386-7773
    Tel: (65) 6386-2721

    Cheque should be made payable to Singapore Athletic Association

Refund Policy

The refund of Course Fees will be based on the Refund Policy Table below:

% of the aggregate amount of the fees paid

If applicant’s written notice of withdrawal is received


More than 7 days before the Course Commencement Date


Less than 7 Days before the Course Commencement Date


After Course Commencement Date

* Refunds will be made within 30 working-days upon receipt of written notice

Any enquiries please contact SAA


Previous courses:
2014 Sep batch

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Founded in 1935, SA's historic footprints began more than 60 years ago when we opened our doors to Singapore's early athletes at the Farrer Park Stadium. Since then, the SA has toiled and grown, and is now poised to chart new territories for the future. Under the helm of a new dynamic team of volunteers and full-time secretariat, the association will take bold strides to nurture talents and work towards a holistic athlete development and making competitive athletics a viable career, read more »
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