Scroll down the page to see the Coach Development courses available in 2023.
Once courses are released, we expect demand to be high. Therefore, please book early as places will be automatically confirmed on a first come first served basis.
For Coach Development Course enquires please email [email protected]
Please be aware, if we do not reach the minimum number for the course we
will sadly have to cancel the event.
ECB Support Coach
The ECB Support Coach programme is the assistant coach provision for cricket coaching in England and Wales. This programme is part of a strategic response to needing more coaches on the ground able to inspire and develop players.
The programme will make becoming a coach much more accessible in terms of time commitment and cost.
ECB Support Coach will replace the former Coach Support Worker provision.
What does the programme equip an individual to do?
This programme has been designed to give learners the knowledge, skills, and confidence to support qualified coaches. An ECB Support Coach is not qualified to lead coaching sessions independently and therefore must be supervised by a qualified cricket coach.
What is the cost of the programme?
What is the minimum age for entry?
Learners can take the programme at 16 years of age.
Is first aid a certification pre-requisite?
No. However, deploying bodies will need to ensure that assistant coaches have the appropriate training.
Is safeguarding a certification pre-requisite?
Yes. The face-to-face element is covered in during module two and accompanied by the online SYC module and multiple-choice questionnaire.
Is a DBS a pre-requisite?
Yes, an ECB DBS is required for certification.
There are currently no ECB Support Coach courses planned
ECB FOUNDATION I COACH
ECB Foundation I Coach is a coach development programme and qualification that has been created to help more people take their first steps into coaching cricket.
This programme has been designed to give learners the knowledge, skills and confidence to coach cricket sessions that are active, purposeful, enjoyable and safe.
An ECB Foundation I Coach will be qualified to lead coaching sessions independently and without supervision.
Who is it for?
Anyone aged 17 and over wishing to become qualified to coach cricket, inspire players and make a difference to the game.
Pre-requisites for certification
Saturday 15th and 29th April 2023 - 10.00am to 5.00pm, William Perkin School (UB6 8PR)
To book please use this link: https://booking.ecb.co.uk/varow9
Sunday 16th and 30th April 2023 - 12.30pm to 7.30pm, William Perkin School (UB6 8PR)
To book please use this link: https://booking.ecb.co.uk/40YLnO
If you are in need of a bursary, please contact [email protected].
ECB CORE COACH
The new ECB Core Coach course launched in 2023, this course replaced the UKCC2 Young Persons & Adults Cricket Coaching and UKCC2 Children's Cricket Coaching courses.
Dates for 2023 courses are below...
Who should attend?
This programme has been designed to give learners the knowledge, skills and confidence to lead player-centred coaching sessions.
An ECB Core Coach will be qualified to lead coaching sessions independently and without supervision.
Pre-requisites for certification
Sunday 5th, 12th, 19th & 26th February 2023 - 12.30pm to 7.30pm, William Perkin School (UB6 8PR)
To book please use this link: https://booking.ecb.co.uk/PrEAvO
Saturday 25th February, Saturday 4th, 18th & 25th March 2023 - 10am to 5pm, William Perkin School (UB6 8PR)
To book please use this link: https://booking.ecb.co.uk/RP2Knl
Sunday 5th, 19th & 26th March, Sunday 2nd April 2023 - 12.30pm to 7.30pm, William Perkin School (UB6 8PR)
To book please use this link: https://booking.ecb.co.uk/ArzPzL
ECB COACH RESOURCE