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Countdown to this course

Registration is now closed



    Dates: 6, 7, 8, 13, 14, 15, 20, 21, 22 (October) and 3, 4, 5 (November)

    Venue: NSA meeting room at SportsSG office and HOA

    Course Fee: $500 ($300 for Republic Poly students)

    Course Duration: 12 days. Compulsory to attend the full 12-day course as per the IAAF requirements.

    Application Closing Date: 29th September 2017, 1730H (Only those with relevant certificates submitted will be considered).

    Payment Closing Date: 29th September 2017, 1730H

    Announcement of Final list of Participants: 1st October 2017 (2300H)

    Maximum participants allowed: 24

    Lecturers: Mohd Azam Abu Hashim and Joseph Soh

    Assistance: Any enquiries please contact SAA or call +65 63862721.

Course dates

100% attendance required for *ALL 12* days (In yellow shaded box below).
+ 15h coaching practice after the course for full IAAF cert.

1 2 3 4 5 6
4pm - 9pm
8am - 5:30pm
8am - 5:30pm
9 10 11 12 13
4pm - 9pm
8am - 5:30pm
8am - 5:30pm
16 17 18 19 20
4pm - 9pm
8am - 5:30pm
8am - 5:30pm
23 24 25 26 27 28
29 30 31        
      1 2 3
4pm - 9pm
8am - 5:30pm
8am - 5:30pm
6   7 8 9 10

Date & time are subject to changes.

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.

Priority will be given to those who are serious in growing the sport of Athletics and are WILLING to commit at least 15hours of coaching practice (By understudying NROC registered coach/assisting NROC registered coach in training sessions).

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.
  • Be able to speak and read the course language sufficiently well to sit a written and practical examination.
  • IAAF requirement at https://www.iaaf.org....

    • 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.
    • Compulsory to attend all classes punctually and throughout the duration of the course (Compulsory to attend the full 12-day course as per the IAAF requirements).

    NROC requirement at https://www.sportsingapore.gov.sg....

    • Basic Sports Science (BSS). (Those without BSS certificate are allowed to register for this course)
    • Valid standard first-aid certifictae. (Those without first-aid certificate are allowed to register for this course)
    • Values and Principles in Sports (Those without Values and Principles in Sports certificate are allowed to register for this course)

    IAAF New CECS Level 1 Coaching Course certificate will only be awarded once the participant has:

    • Proof of 15 hours of coaching practice
    • BSS certificate
    • Standard first-aid certificate
    • Values and Principles in Sports certificate


Selection Process

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:

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

    a) Group A – Sports specific students
    b) Group B – Current track & field coaches and PE teachers, non-track & field coaches, public etc.

    Allocated Percentage

    Group A *
    Republic Poly

    Group B *
    School PE Teachers
    School Track and Field CCA Teachers
    Track and Field Coaches
    Kids Athletic Certified Coaches
    School Sports Administrators
    Strength and Conditioning Coach
    Coaches coaching other sports
    Interest Group
    National Athletes / Former National Athletes

Payment received

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

Payment Information

We accept payment by cheque or cash.

    Singapore AthleticS, #01-33, 3 Stadium Drive, S’pore 397630
    Fax: (65) 6386-7773
    Tel: (65) 6386-2721

Cheque should be made payable to "Singapore Athletic Association"

Operating Hours:

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

Registration is now closed

Previous courses:
2016 Sep batch
2015 Sep batch
2015 June batch
2014 Nov/Dec batch
2014 Sep batch

singapore athletic association
singapore athletic association

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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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