This section is for Child Protection, Groundsman, First Aid, Umpiring & Scoring Courses. For information on the latest coaching courses please click the coaching heading.
ONLINE GROUNDSMANS COURSE 2022
Due to the current Covid 19 pandemic the YCB have been unable to organise any face to face groundsmans' courses. Instead, they have designed a new online course which you can complete at anytime and gain knowledge of how to maintain a good cricket surface in a cost effective way.
Run by Grounds Management Association (GMA- formerly know as IOG), please click the link below to register.
Brief details of the course below (Full details are within the link)
What is involved in this course?
It is all online.
You will learn about the tasks involved in maintaining a playing surface in a cost-effective way.
How much does it cost?
£25.00 (Incl. VAT)
What does the course content cover?
There are 3 modules to this training course. All are designed to either give you a new understanding or build on your experiences so far.
Each module has an informal self-assessment test and there is a formal end of course multiple choice assessment test which is also online.
When in the link there is an application process where the candidates can register with the GMA and then can get onto the course.
2022 ONLINE UMPIRES & SCORERS COURSES
Kevin Hutchinson, ECBACO Yorkshire County Scorers Officer, would love to hear from you if you would like to improve your scoring skills. With the opportunity for us to return to teaching face-to-face courses he is keen to let you know what is available. Whether you are a beginner or regular club scorer the following list of courses are designed to move you onto the next level in scoring.
Introduction to Scoring -Get to know the basics or refresh you knowledge.
Club Scorer -Designed for those in the early stages of their scoring careers it will give you the tools you need to confidently complete your scorebook.
Electronic Scoring (PCS App) -For those existing Scorers who want to step from the traditional scorebook to using a tablet or mobile. (Not suitable for beginners, recommend doing the Introduction to Scoring first just to make sure you are up to speed with your scoring technique)
Electronic Scoring (PCS PRO)- Score like the professionals using a laptop and the ECB’s premier scoring software. (Not suitable for beginners, candidates should be competent existing scorers)
Linear Scoring - Linear is the paper-based scoring method used by many scorers in the professional game as a back-up to their electronic scoring. Whether you choose to score on a laptop or tablet there is always the potential for technical issues. Linear Scoring it is a quick and effective way of keeping a paper record, and much more straightforward than trying to complete a scorebook. The YCB's four-hour course will give you all the skills and opportunity to practice.
Umpire Courses 2022
First Aid Courses
Our next First Aid Course will take place on Tuesday 7th June at Bradshaw 6.30 prompt start.
Alternativley, please CLICK HERE to open an expression of interest form for cricket club members with a first aid qualification that might need renewing. This is usually every three years.
These are required by all club welfare officers.
Many of our clubs will probably need this course for renewals of existing Safeguarding Officers, & newly appointed ones.
In addition here is a handy Link to current YCB courses