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Course Dates

ECB are pleased to confirm that applications are now open for the new Advanced Coach programme. The ECB Advanced Coach Programme has replaced the previous Performance Coach Course.

ECB are running three opportunities this year including one for coaches working in Women and Girls cricket. All of the module dates, locations, application form links and deadline dates are listed below.

Reading and Derby
For coaches working in Women and Girls cricket
Module 1 – 7th, 8th and 9th August 2019
Module 2 – 10th, 11th, 12th and 13th September 2019
Apply here
Application deadline – 9am on 5th June 2019

Module 1 – 2nd, 3rd and 4th October 2019
Module 2 – 6th, 7th and 8th November 2019
Module 3 – 12th and 13th December 2019
Apply here
Application deadline – 9am on 5th August 2019

Module 1 – 9th, 10th and 11th October 2019
Module 2 – 13th, 14th and 15th November 2019
Module 3 – 19th and 20th December 2019
Apply here
Application deadline – 9am on 12th August 2019

Attendance at all sessions of your chosen course is mandatory.

If booking on behalf of someone else- please ensure you know all of their information; full name, DOB, email address, phone number, home address, emergency contact as this will form part of their ECB profile. (Also if you are booking on multiple people please book them on individually to create separate profiles)

Coach Support Worker

The Coach Support Worker course is ideal for someone who wants to help and support a qualified coach in the delivery and organisation of games and sessions but may not have the time, inclination or sport specific knowledge to qualify as a coach. This vital role supports the coach in action and development of players predominantly in the club environment.

Designed to:

This course is designed to help to develop your confidence and equip you with the knowledge, understanding and applied skills to assist a qualified coach in a coaching session and create a safe, enjoyable and welcoming player-centred environment. The learning will take place over 2 x 3 hour face-to-face modules and is for people of 16 years and over.

Pre-requisites for certification:

  • Safeguarding Young Cricketers certificate (online)
  • ECB Disclosure and Barring Service check

ECB Certificate in Coaching Children’s Cricket 

Coaching children’s cricket is an enormously rewarding role within the coaching pathway. Players need expertise, support and passion at every level of their development; the courses and workshops found here are designed with the players’ needs at their core.

These courses are designed to help to develop your confidence and equip you with the knowledge, understanding and applied skills to lead coaching sessions for children and create safe, fun and player-centred coaching environments.

What’s Involved?

7 x 3 hour modules

Off course E-Learning modules

6 sessions of supported practice, in your own club environment with a support coach

Who should attend?

Coaches who are going to predominantly coach children from 6 to 13 years of age. They may be new coaches, existing UKCC1/ECB L1 or Young Person and Adult coaches who wish to access ‘child specific’ content.

Candidates must be 17 years of age to begin the course and 18 years of age at assessment


First Aid Courses

Northants Recreational Cricket in partnership with Future First Aid Training deliver Emergency Aid workshops which provides First Aid training presented within a cricketing context. Active coaches should attend a first aid course every 3 years; the course should last at least 3 hours and provide knowledge, practical skills and confidence to administer basic first aid. Future First Aid Training includes information on the treatment of the unconscious casualty, wounds and bleeding, shock, injuries to muscles and joints, fractures, head injuries, the effects of heat and CPR (Cardiopulmonary resuscitation).

29th July 2019 –