Supporting volunteers to help develop the recreational game

Somerset Cricket Foundation’s workforce development programme exists to help facilitate and support the organisation and delivery of cricket in Somerset. Coaching, umpiring, scoring, groundsmanship and first aid all play an important part in helping cricket to thrive in the county. When booking onto a Somerset Cricket Foundation course.

Please be aware of our cancellation policy.

Coach education

Coach education

We run courses for those new to coaching and for more experienced coaches looking to develop.

Kannan

Umpires

We’ve put together a flexible learning pathway you can work through at your own pace, as and when it suits you.

Scorers Features

Scorers

Play your part and find out more about the scorers’ training courses available in Somerset.

Workforce, Training and Education

Grounds

Information on the latest courses, events, and important information for grounds personnel, can be found here.

All Stars Cricket session Somerset

Safeguarding & DBS

All clubs should have a qualified club safeguarding officer (CSO) as an essential part of their safeguarding structure.

First Aid Training

First Aid

Our first aid courses will provide coaches with the knowledge and practical skills to enable coaches to feel confident with basic first aid.

Supporting the development of coaches in Somerset

Leadership Academy

We’re working with Somerset Association of Cricket Officials (SACO) and Somerset CCC Pathway to deliver leadership training and other skills young volunteers aged 14-17 years old in the club network.

Upcoming Courses

Course
Date
Time
Venue
Cost
Booking Link
Women’s Core Coach, Exeter/Taunton
30th Sept, 1st, 14th & 15th Oct
09:30-16:30
Devon Cricket Centre, Exeter & CA County Ground, Taunton
£300
Completed
Foundation Coach, Taunton
28th & 29th Oct
09:30-16:30
CA County Ground, Taunton
£150
Completed
Core Coach, Taunton
25th & 26th Nov & 9th & 10th Dec
09:30-16:30
CA County Ground, Taunton
£300
Completed
 
 
 
 
 
 
Foundation Coach, Weston
6th & 13th Jan
09:30-16:30
Weston College, Loxton Campus
£150
Completed
Core Coach, Bath
10th, 11th, 17th & 18th Feb 2024
09:30-16:30
Prior Park College, Bath
£300
Fully Booked
Foundation Coach, Wells
3rd & 10th March
09:30-16:30
Wells Cathedral School, Wells
£150
Core Coach, Millfield
2nd, 9th , 16th & 23rd Mar 2024
09:30-16:30
Millfield School, Street
£300
Foundation Coach, Prior Park
13th & 14th Apr 2-24
09:30-16:30
Prior Park College, Bath
£150
Women’s Foundation Coach, Taunton
21st & 28th April 2024
09:30-16:30
Queen’s College, Taunton
£150
Foundation Coach, Taunton
2nd, 8th, 15th & 21st May May (18:00-21:00)
18:00-21:00
CA County Ground
£150

Available bursary funding

A bursary can be awarded to learners that register on ECB Support Coach, ECB Foundation Coach or ECB Core Coach programmes between 1st February 2023 and 31st January 2024. Bursaries are available to the

Potential coaches that are female
Potential coaches from ethnically diverse communities
Potential coaches with a disability
Potential coaches experiencing financial hardship

WEPL, SCL, T&DYCL AND NSYCL also offer bursaries to clubs qualifying new coaches. For more information about bursary funding, please click here or contact Nicky Clarke.

Get in touch

If you’d like to speak to us about our Workforce education programme, or any upcoming courses, please contact us using the short online form below.