The entry level qualification required to coach cricket has been designed to make becoming a coach more accessible.

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.


  • Four face-to-face modules lasting three hours each
  • Seven bitesize e-learning modules
  • Assessment – three observed coaching opportunities during face-to-face modules and an online multiple-choice questionnaire
  • £150

Prerequisites for certification

  • Valid safeguarding certificate  (e.g. Safeguarding Young Cricketers)
  • 18 years of age

Courses coming in 2020 for more information please feel free to contact Heather Beattie on or 0116 244 2198.