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.
Basics of Scoring- Complete the Score- Book with Confidence
This first step on the scorers' pathway is a free entry level book scoring course for everyone, including beginners & kids*. You will cover topics such as the sheet, signals,dismissals & scoring symbols.
*you need to be over 13 to register & if you are under 18 parental permission must be obtained
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
CALLING ALL EXISTING and PROSPECTIVE NEW SCORERS
Kevin Hutchinson is the ECB ACO Yorkshire County Scorers Officer whose role is to help scorers master the electronic scoring system Play - Cricket. If you or your club needs help with scoring or even finding a scorer please read his brief below:
If you’d like the opportunity to learn new skills or enhance your existing knowledge then I’d love to hear from you. There are a wide range of options available from the complete beginner to the more experienced scorer.
Familiar with a scorebook – how about having a go at Linear Scoring
Want to ditch the paper – electronic scoring on a laptop or tablet could be your way forward
Confused by DLS – you may not be alone
Score with your club but want to take it further?