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Coaching Accreditation Courses


Starting out in coaching?

Cricket Coaches Australia (CCA) offer the below free on-line courses to support volunteers, parents and those who are beginning life as coaches.

  • Introduction to Cricket (for volunteer coaches)
  • Woolworths Cricket Blast Course (for Junior Blaster & Master Blaster Coordinators)
  • Plus Ethics & Conduct, Bullying, Introduction to Alcohol, Illicit Drugs & your mates, Sexual Harassment (for all volunteers)
For coaches the first step is to complete the Introduction to Cricket online course by heading to the Cricket Coaches Australia website and searching the Courses tab as follows:
  • All Formats: Online
  • All Accreditation: Introduction to Cricket
  • State: QLD
The course takes approximately 60 minutes to complete and is compulsory before registering for a Community accreditation course below.


Coaching a Club or School team?

The Community Coach Accreditation Course (formally known as Level 1) is designed to educate coaches on how to teach the basic fundamental skills of cricket within a fun and engaging  environment .

All courses throughout Queensland including registration details can be found at the Cricket Coaches Australia website. Search under the courses tab by filtering the three tabs at the top of the page as below:

  • All Formats: Face to Face
  • All Accreditation: Community Coach
  • State: QLD
To enable registration for the Community Coach Accreditation Course, each participant is required to complete the free 'Introduction to Cricket' online course as above. The course is run over one day or two nights totaling seven hours. Content is a combination of coaching principles and practical activities. Participants also receive a Cricket Australia (CA) resource pack and access to an experienced Qld Cricket presenter.

Certificates are electronically sent to participants within a week and  you also receive a CA Identification card within 6 weeks. This gains you membership to Cricket Coaches Australia (CCA) for two years and access to the latest resources, articles, presentations and blogs from CA.

Course cost: FREE

Many Clubs, Schools and Associations provide financial support for volunteer coaches who complete the course.

Course Conditions

Participants must be 16 years of age at the date of the practical day. Participants should have a personal fitness level that will enable them to physically complete the practical requirements of the course.

Police Check: All applicants, as a condition of acceptance to a Cricket Australia NCAS course must consent to abiding by Australian and state/territory government legislation in relation to screening of coaches and agreement to undergoing a police check if requested.


Continue to grow as a coach!

The Representative Coach Accreditation Course (formerly known as Level 2) is an advanced in-depth coaching course which includes a range of topics from cricket specific skills, planning, communication and management. 

The next Representative Coaching Course is:

Dates: TBC

Venue: TBC

Australian Resident Course cost: $500 (inclusive of GST)

International Course Cost: $1,750 (inclusive of GST)

Australian Residents to download the nomination details please click here. 

International Coaches to download the nomination details please click here. 

To be eligible for the Representative Coaching Course, you must have held your Community (formerly Level 1) Accreditation for greater than 12 months from the date of the Community Course. You should also be currently coaching a club, school or indoor team.

For more information please contact the Coach Development Manager Jeff Thomas at


Reach for the stars!

Cricket Australia conducts one high performance accreditation course annually for nominated representative accredited coaches.

Coaches are nominated and selected through stringent criteria from each state for the courses, held at Cricket Australia's National Cricket Centre in Albion, Brisbane.


For further information on the above Coaching Courses, please contact the Queensland Cricket Coach Development Manager Jeff Thomas on or (07) 3292 3107.

Other Resources to support Coaches are:

Junior Coaching Manual is the perfect start for coaching children aged 5-15, the Junior Coaching Manual aims to give coaches the basic tools to create a fun and enjoyable experience for children playing cricket. Inside the manual you'll find plenty of games and activities, plus some simple tips how to become a better coach. To order your manual, please click here.

Qld Cricket Coaching Diary is the one stop place to prepare and monitor your whole season. The diary covers everything from coaching philosophies, training templates, team selection lists and net session plans. To order your diary, please click here.