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 2021
Due to the current Covid 19 pandemic the YCB have been unable to plan and run any face to face Grounds Courses for 2021.
Although this is unlikely to change in the next few months 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.
2021 ONLINE UMPIRES & SCORERS COURSES
The ECB & ACO have developed online educational courses on both umpiring & scoring.
These are designed to help beginners gain the basic knowledge and confidence they need to thrive in these important areas of cricket so why not give it a try!
Please click on the links below to book a course.
It's Your Call Umpire Education Stage One Online 2021 Season
This course is designed to give you an overview of the basic laws of the game & how to apply them & introduce the principles of field craft & match management. It will give you the tools to enable you to umpire matches at the basic recreational level where there are no independent umpires appointed.
Scorer Training Winter 2021
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 refresher your knowledge of them.
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 -An alternative paper-based method of scoring, ideal to compliment Electronic Scoring as your back up system.
FIRST AID COURSE
No courses are planned until further notice.
These are required by all club welfare officers.
In addition here is a handy Link to current YCB courses