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The Bristol County Ground

Nevil Road, Bristol, BS7 9EJ


Mon - Fri 9.00am - 17.00pm

Sat & Sun CLOSED

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(0117) 910 8009

ECB Foundation 1 Coach


The entry level qualification for cricket coaching in England and Wales makes 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 1 Coach will be qualified to lead coaching sessions independently and without supervision.


The course is made up of 4 face-to-face modules (highlighted in orange) lasting three hours each and 7 bitesize e-learning modules (in blue).

Foundation 1 Coaching Cricket Course Entry Level Programme Coach Education

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.  Note, if a candidate is 17 years old, they will not be certificated until they turn 18.


  • ECB DBS required to begin application
  • 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

Pre-requisites for certification

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

Upcoming Courses

Bristol County GroundOpenSat 16th Oct & Sat 30th Oct09:00-17:00£150Book now
Deer ParkOpenSun 14th & 28th Nov09:00-17:00£150Book now
Uni. of GloucestershireOpenSat 25th Sept & Sat 2nd Oct09:00-17:00£150Book now
Sir Bernard LovellOpenSat 19th & 26th Feb09:00-17:00£150Book now
Dene MagnaOpenSat 5th & 19th March09:00-17:00£150Book now

Contact Information

For more information, please contact:

Gareth Dawson

Workforce Development Officer

Mobile – 07554 455738

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