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Coaching Accreditation Courses


INTRODUCTION TO CRICKET - ONLINE COACHING COURSE

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 online course (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, clicking Courses and Workshop tab and then click the green Launch Learning tab. This will take you to your own personal learning page, where under Learning you can see the Introduction to Cricket tab. 

The seven modules take approximately 100 minutes to complete and is compulsory before registering for a Community Coach accreditation course below.


COMMUNITY COACHING COURSE

Coaching a Club or School team?

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

To enable registration for the Community Coach Accreditation Course, each participant is required to complete the free 'Introduction to Cricket' online course as above. 

To search all courses throughout Queensland and register, please log onto the Cricket Coaches Australia website. Search under the Courses and Workshop tab and then click the green Launch Learning tab. This will take you to your own personal learning page, where under Learning you can see the Community (Level 1) Coaching Course.

The Community course is four hours in duration with content predominately delivered with practical activities that conveys our coaching principles. The course is delivered face to face by an experienced Queensland Cricket Coach and Talent Development Specialist.

Certificates are electronically sent to participants within a week of completion and your membership to Cricket Coaches Australia (CCA) lasts four years with access to the latest resources, articles, presentations and blogs from Cricket Australia.

Course Conditions

Participants must be 14 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 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.


REPRESENTATIVE COACHING COURSE

Continue to grow as a coach!

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

Eligibility

To be eligible for the Representative Coaching Course, you must have held your Community (Level 1) accreditation for a minimum of 12 months from the date of the Community Course. You should also be currently coaching a club, school or indoor team. Coaches are required to have 100% attendance and complete a range of pre and post course tasks.  

Pre Course Requisites 
Before nominating interest in a Representative Coach Course, coaches must first complete the seven "Post Community & Pre Representative Coach Learning" modules. To complete log onto the Cricket Coaches Australia website, click on Courses and Workshop tab and then click the green Launch Learning tab. This will take you to your own personal learning page, where under Learning you can see the Post Community & Pre Representative Coach Learning modules. Each module will take approximately 15 mins and can be saved and re entered at anytime. 

The next Representative Coaching Course is:

Dates: March 2020 (dates Sunday 15th, Thursday 19, Monday 23, Wednesday 25, Sunday 29)

Venue: Queensland Cricket and National Cricket Centre 

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

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

Australian Residents to download the nomination details please click here (to be uploaded soon) 

International Coaches - Cricket Australia deliver the Representative Coach course for Internationals, to register interest please email coaching@cricket.com.au 

The following regions are forecast for Representative coach courses so interested coaches can plan attendances. 

Year

Region

March 2020

Brisbane

June 2020

Bundaberg 

March 2021

Brisbane

June 2021

Cairns

March 2022

Brisbane

June 2022

Mackay

March 2023

Brisbane

June 2023

Toowoomba

March 2024

Brisbane

June 2024

Townsville

March 2025

Brisbane

June 2025

Sunshine Coast



HIGH PERFORMANCE COACHING COURSE

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.


CONTACTS

Your CA accreditation lasts four years, to source your electronic CA certificate, please request in the top right hand corner of your CCA learning page.

For Cricket Coaches Australia issues, please take a screen shot and send description to Cricket Australia at coaching@cricket.com.au 

For general coaching enquiries, please contact your local Coach & Talent Development Specialist as below. 

Far North QLD and North QLD Tony Hampson tony.hampson@qldcricket.com.au
Central QLD and Mackay- Whitsundays Bruce Deem bruce.deem@qldcricket.com.au 
Sunshine Coast and Wide Bay Andrew Pearce andrew.pearce@qldcricket.com.au 
Darling Downs and South West Qld Andy Richards andy.richards@qldcricket.com.au 
Brisbane North and BEARS Charlie Burke charlie.burke@qldcricket.com.au 
Gold Coast and South East Qld Richard Griffiths richard.griffiths@qldcricket.com.au 

For further information on the above coaching courses, please contact the Queensland Cricket Coach Development and Pathways Manager - Jeff Thomas on coaching@qldcricket.com.au