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We would like to remind all clubs that places are still available on our courses during January, February and March 2019, for coaches and volunteers.

The courses are ideal for volunteers to gain a formal qualification, improve their knowledge and gain further experience.

Please see below for further information and how to book.


Introduction to Scoring – This course won’t teach you everything you need to know, but it will give you the tools and confidence to get started.
Club Scorers course – Is the course for anyone wanting to score on a regular basis. This course is suitable for complete beginners and existing scorers who want to improve their skills.


Introductory Course – This short standalone course will give any cricket enthusiast curious about becoming an umpire a taste for what the role entails, and outline what lies ahead if you’d like to pursue your interest.
It’s Your Call – Umpire Education Stage One-This is designed to give you an overview of the basic Laws of the game and how to apply them and introduce the principles of field craft and match management.
It’s Your Call – Umpire Education Stage Two-This course is designed to give you further knowledge and skills to enable you to become a member of a league panel and is available if you have attended the Stage One course.

Club Welfare Officer

Safe Hands Workshop and Refresher qualifications.
The ECB Safe Hands Workshop provides advice on the CWO role, along with the requirements and responsibilities of child safeguarding in clubs.

First Aid courses

First Aid course – Aimed at Club Coaches or Volunteers. The course will provide the knowledge, practical skills and confidence to enable candidates to deal with basic first aid issues that may arise.


Level 2 Certificate in Coaching Children – This course provides prospective coaches with an ECB Level 2 qualification and enables candidates to run coaching sessions at their club or school.


If you require any further information regarding any aspect of the SCB Education programme, please contact Brian Hoyle at:


Course DateTimeCourse Title (click for info)Additional DatesVenueCostBook now
Any time90 minutesOnline Safeguarding Young CricketersN/AN/AFreeBook now
January 13th9:30am - 4:30pmClub Scorers course 19/01/19Taunton-St-Andrews CC£30.00Book now
January 20th9am - 5pmUmpires Stage OneN/ALong Room, Taunton£30Book now
January 28th6:30pm - 8pmSafe Hands RefresherN/ACentre of Excellence, Taunton£15Book now
January 29th6:15pm - 9:45pm Umpires Stage One05/02/19Bath CC£30Book now
February 3rd9am - 5pmCertificate in Coaching Children10/02/19
19/05/19 (assessment)
Wellsway Sports Centre£270 - members
£320 - non members
Book now
February 4th6pm - 9pmFirst AidN/AWellsway Sports Centre£30Book now
February 28th6pm - 9pmFirst AidN/AStreet CC£30Book now
March 2nd9.30am - 1.30pmLinear Scoring courseN/ACentre of Excellence, Taunton£20.00Book now
March 3rd9am - 5pmUmpires Stage TwoN/ALong Room, Taunton£30 (£10 if booked with Stage One)Book now
March 5th6pm - 9pmSafe HandsN/ABath CC£30Book now
March 23rd9.30am - 1.30pmIntroduction to ScoringN/ATaunton-St-Andrews CCFreeBook now
March 24th 9.30am - 1.30pmIntroduction to ScoringN/ABath CCFreeBook now
March 24th9:30am - 4:30pmCoach Support WorkerN/AWorle Sports Centre£45 - members
£55 - non-members
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March 26th6pm - 9pmFirst AidN/ATaunton Vale CC£30Book now
March 31st9:30am - 4:30pmCoach Support WorkerN/AWellsway Sports Centre£45 - members
£55 - non-members
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April 28th9:30am - 4:30pmCoach Support WorkerN/ATaunton Vale CC£45 - members
£55 - non-members
Book now
Dates tbc 9.30am - 3.30pmCricket Activator courseN/ATBC£10 - members
£25 - non-members
Book now
Various dates 3 hour courseSafeguarding & Protecting Children course - SASPN/ASouth Somerset venues As per SASP websiteBook now
Various dates 3 hour courseSafeguarding & Protecting Children course - WesportN/ANorth Somerset venues As per Wesport websiteBook now