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ICC Level 1 Coach

ICC Level 1 Coach Course

Course Purpose

The purpose of this course is to equip participants with the knowledge and skills to deliver fun and engaging coaching sessions for beginner into community club participants.

Course Outcome

On completion of the course, participants will have the knowledge and skills to deliver fun and engaging coaching sessions for beginner participants.

Who is the course for?

This course is open to anyone aged over 16 who wishes to become a cricket coach. To be eligible to participate in the course, participants must have successfully completed the ICC Foundation Course.

Candidate competencies

In order to successfully complete this course, participants will need to demonstrate the following competencies:
– Demonstration of key skills required to be successful in cricket
– The ability to create a safe and inclusive environment
– The ability to deliver fun and engaging sessions
– The ability to adapt coaching sessions to work with different participants

Course delivery and cost

This course is delivered in two phases:
– Distance Learning. Participants will be provided access to 5 online modules to complete in their own time.
– In Person Learning. Participants must attend an in person course, delivered by an ICC Tutor, which will last for a minimum of 8 hours.

– Cost: £150 subsidies may be available, contact davidbordes@cricketscotland.com

It’s also worth contacting your local authority Community Sports Club/Hub Support Officer to see if further financial support is available.

Content 

The curriculum for this course covers the following which is additional technical Online Module, which compliments the Foundation Course Modules providing further content on cricket specific technicalities:

Unit 1: The coach  

– Role of a level 1 coach 

– Coaching styles 

– Practical session  

 Unit 2: Batting  

– Forward Defence  

– The Drive  

– Back Foot Drive  

– Cut Shot  

– Pull Shot  

 Unit 3: Bowling  

– Bowling  

– Pace bowling  

– Off Spin bowling  

– Leg Spin Bowling 

 Unit 4: Fielding  

– Catching  

– Ground fielding  

– Throwing  

 Unit 5: Wicketkeeping  

– Position  

– Moving 

– Catching

 

Who is it for? 

The ICC Level 1 Coach Course course is open to anyone who wishes to become a cricket coach. The minimum age to start the course is 17, a certificate can be issued from the age of 18 as qualified learners can lead a session without supervision. To be eligible to participate in the course, participants must have successfully completed the ICC Foundation Certificate (free and online – click here to access the ICC Foundation Certificate )

PVG and Safeguarding

For anyone doing regulated work within cricket in Scotland, for example coaching juniors, it is mandatory to be a member of the PVG (Protection Vulnerable Groups) scheme and to have completed Child Wellbeing & Protection in Sport training. More information can be found here.

To achieve certification for the ICC Level 1 Coach course, learners must have a valid first aid certificate and have attended a CWPS course.

To register for upcoming ICC Level 1 Coach courses in Scotland

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For more information

Contact Cricket Scotland’s Workforce Development Manager, David Bordes at davidbordes@cricketscotland.com