This September sees the release of the new Community Coach Education courses. This means there will be no more UKCC 1 & UKCC 2 courses available.

This has been due to an extensive review of the courses that sit below the Performance and Elite player environment. These are all shown below and also on the ECB website http://www.ecb.co.uk/development/coach-education/

The diagram shows Coaches where they will sit in the Coach Education process and what opportunities there will be for them to become a newly qualified coach or further enhance their qualifications.

The new courses are designed to help equip coaches to work more effectively with players at differing ages and abilities and comprises of courses designed for coaches in the following environments:

Coach Support Environment

Primary Education Environment – This course is under review

Secondary Education Environment – This course is under review

Coaching Children Certificate (UKCC2 Level 2) – Age 13’s

Coaching Young People & Adults Certificate (UKCC2 Level 2) – Age 13+

Performance Environment – UKCC3

Elite Environment – UKCC4

 

If you would like to register your interest or require further information on the courses please contact Neeta Patel on the following email neeta@leicestershirecricket.co.uk or Russell Cobb on r.a.cobb@lboro.ac.uk

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ECB Coach Support Worker

Who Should Attend? – Individuals wishing to assist under the direct supervision of ECB qualified coaches in the delivery of high quality practical cricket coaching sessions within a club environment.

Commitment – Attend a 6 hour workshop

Pre-Requisites for Certification – Current CRB, Safeguarding & Protecting Children, Aged 16 years at least to begin the course.

ECB Cricket Activator

The Cricket Activator course looks to identify and understand the various roles that make cricket happen, understand the expectations of people in these roles, and understand how to promote cricket to get more people playing more often. It will also signpost attendees to further opportunities to progress as part of the cricket workforce.

Who should Attend?– People wishing to volunteer in any way at all in getting cricket played and played more often. Open to all, no upper or lower age limit.

Commitment – Attend a 6 Hour Workshop

 

ECB Certificate in Coaching Children’s Cricket (UKCC Level 2)

 Coaching children is a challenging and enormously rewarding role within the coaching pathway. Players need expertise, support and passion at every level of their development; this course is designed with your players’ needs at its core.

In turn, the experiences, tasks, practices and sharing of ideas which you experience during the course are designed to help equip you with the tools you need to meet your players’ needs.

Just as players learn quickly, so do coaches. The challenge for all coaches is to learn as they develop, just as players do.

Who Should Attend? – Coaches who are going to 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.

Commitment – Coaches will be required to attend 8 x 3 Hour Modules, complete ‘off-course’ home-study ‘online E-modules’ tasks in between modules and six sessions of supported practice usually in your own Club Coaching environment.

Pre-requisites for Certification – Emergency 1st Aid Certificate, Safeguarding & Protecting Children, current CRB, aged 17 years at least to begin the course and 18 years at Assessment.

CPD for Coaching Children’s Cricket Details

Who Should Attend?  – Coaches who are coaching children from 6 to 13 years of age and have undertaken ECB Certificate in Coaching Children, Existing UKCC2 Coach Award/ECB Level 2 coaches or equivalent who wish to access child specific CPD. (These coaches are able to access CPD from both Child and Young Person and Adult strands)

Options include:

  • ECB Game Based Learning for Children
  • ECB Creating the Learning Climate for Children
  • ECB Skill Development for Children
  • ECB Coaching in Primary Schools

 

Commitment  – Three hour workshops plus 1 home study online ‘E-Module’ per CPD Option (Coaching in Primary Schools 6 Hour workshop plus online E-Module)

Pre-requisites for Certification – ECB Certificate in Coaching Children (or ECB Level 2/UKCC2 equivalent) Emergency 1st Aid Certificate, Safeguarding & Protecting Children, current CRB, aged 17 years at least to begin the course and 18 years at Assessment.

Child Course Diploma Course

Who Should Attend? – Coaches who want to develop Child specific expertise who have undertaken and attended all of the Child Coach CPD Workshops other than the Cricket for Teachers Course.

Commitment – Two Days, to include a one-day workshop with break then a Regional Assessment. Some applied home study and on-line E-Learning modules prior to assessment day.

Pre-requisites for Certification  – ECB Certificate in Coaching Children (or ECB Level 2/UKCC2 equivalent) Emergency 1st Aid Certificate, Safe Guarding & Protecting Children, current CRB, aged 18 years at least to begin the course and Assessment. Those who have undertaken, attended and completed all of the Child Coach CPD Workshops and on-line E-Learning other than the Cricket for Teachers Course

 

ECB Certificate in Coaching Young People and Adults’ Cricket (UKCC Level 2)

Coaching young people and adults is a challenging and enormously rewarding role within the coaching pathway. Players need expertise, support and passion at every level of their development; this course is designed with your player’s needs at its core.

In turn, the experiences, tasks, practices and sharing of ideas which you experience during the course are designed to help equip you with the tools you need to meet your players’ needs. Just as players learn quickly, so do coaches. The challenge for all coaches is to learn as they develop, just as players do.

Who Should Attend? – Coaches who are going to Coach Young People and Adults in ‘Open Age’ Cricket. They may be new coaches, existing UKCC1/ECB L1 or Childrens coaches who wish to access ‘young person and adult specific’ content

Commitment – Coaches will be required to attend 8 x 3 Hour Modules, complete ‘off-course’ home-study ‘online E-modules’ tasks in between modules and six sessions of supported practice usually in your own Club Coaching environment.

Pre-requisites for Certification – Emergency 1st Aid Certificate, Safeguarding & Protecting Children, current CRB, aged 17 years at least to begin the course and 18 years at Assessment.

CPD for Coaching Young People and Adults’ Cricket

Who Should Attend? – Coaches who are coaching young people and adults ‘open age cricket’ and have undertaken ECB Certificate in coaching Young people and Adults, Existing UKCC2 Coach Award/ECB Level 2 coaches or equivalent who wish to access Young People and Adult specific CPD. (These coaches are able to access CPD from both Child and Young Person and Adult strands).

Options include:

  • ECB Performance and Video Analysis
  • ECB Training Interventions and Methods
  • ECB Coaching Teams
  • ECB Coaching in Secondary Schools

Commitment Three hour workshops plus 1 home study online ‘E-Module’ per CPD Option (Coaching in Secondary Schools 6 Hour workshop plus online E-Module)

Pre-requisites for Certification – ECB Certificate in Coaching Young People and Adults (or ECB Level 2/UKCC2 equivalent) Emergency 1st Aid Certificate, Safeguarding & Protecting Children, current CRB, aged 17 years at least to begin the course and 18 years at Assessment.

Young Person and Adult Diploma Course

Who Should Attend? –  Coaches who want to develop Young Person and Adult specific expertise who have undertaken and attended all of the Young Person and Adult Coach CPD Workshops other than the Cricket for Teachers Course.

Commitment – Two Days, to include a one day workshop with break then a Regional Assessment. Some applied home study and on-line E-Learning modules prior to assessment day.

Pre-requisites for Certification – ECB Certificate in Coaching Young People and Adults (or ECB Level 2/UKCC2 equivalent) Emergency 1st Aid Certificate, Safeguarding & Protecting Children, current CRB, aged 18 years at least to begin the course and Assessment. Those who have undertaken, attended and completed all of the Young Person and Adult Coach CPD Workshops and on-line E-Learning other than the Cricket for Teachers Course.