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Coach Development Courses

ECB Foundation I Coach

ECB Foundation I Coach is a new 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.

It is now the entry level qualification required to coach cricket.



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

Upcoming ECB Foundation I Coach programmes

Saturday 7 March and 21 March - BOOK HERE

UKCC2 Certificate in Coaching Young People & Adults (YPA)

  • Sundays 9th, 16th & 23rd February, 9:30am – 4:30pm, at Waldegrave School, Richmond, TW2 5LH BOOK HERE

  • UKCC2 Assessments

    In order to create some flexibility to fulfil the supported practice criteria of these courses, candidates from the above courses may book on the following assessment dates:

    1. Saturday 22nd February @ Middlesex Indoor School, Finchley N3 2TA 10am – 5:00pm

    2. Saturday 7th March @ Middlesex Indoor School, Finchley N3 2TA 10am –5:00pm

    3. Saturday 4th April @ Middlesex Indoor School, Finchley N3 2TA 10am –5:00pm

    Please note, all three dates of the course and an assessment must be completed to gain certification. Candidates must ensure the supported practice elements of the qualification are completed in their club / community environments before attending an assessment. Places will be allocated on a first come, first serve basis and numbers are restricted. To book your place please email [email protected]

    Candidates from 2018/19 courses who require an assessment may book onto these assessments also to complete their qualification.

    For coaches requiring an online Safeguarding Young Cricketers course link or Club Welfare Officers requiring a Safeguarding Protecting Children course, please contact the Middlesex County Welfare Officer – Sharon Eyers at [email protected]