Enrollment & Selection Criteria for SLC Level 2 Coaching Course

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Purpose of the Program   

Sri Lanka Cricket Level 2 Coaching Course is designed for coaches involved at levels of the player pathway which feed into the high-performance levels of cricket. That is, coaches involved in Domestic club, Provincial & District, Schools & Academy structures. The level “2” coaching course aims to develop practical coaching knowledge & skills for the intermediate senior coach.

Application Dates: From 1st till 31st July of each year

  • Course Dates – April & September of each year (according to demand)
  • Venue: Super Provincial Centers of Sri Lanka Cricket
  • Note: Full attendance is necessary to complete Level 2 Course
  • Cost: 100,000/= for candidates – including meals and course materials
  • Language: The Course is conducted in both Sinhala & English
  • Number of Participants: Each course is restricted to 20 candidates only
  • Technology Use: All stages of the program will involve use of latest technology & being conversant in using laptops, tablets & mobiles will accelerate learning

Eligibility:   

  • Sri Lankan Nationals who are currently accredited Level One Cricket Coach with minimum 3 years as a current practising Level One Coach (Preference will be given to SLC level “1” accredited coaches)
  • Those who have represented National in Men’s or Women’s teams with a valid Level “1” accreditation
  • Valid first aid course certification
  • Degree or a Diploma in Sport related studies will be an additional advantage
  • Police Clearance Certificate must be submitted (Not more than six months old)
  • Condition of health – Should be physically fit and mentally sound
  • Attendance in SLC conducted Coach Education Programs and having valid “Coaching License” with coach education unit will be an added advantage
  • Applications to be selected by the SLC Coach Education Unit

SLC employs the following criteria in selecting candidates for the courses:  

  • National Cricketers Men & Women
  • Coaches involved in 1st Class Cricket
  • Coaches involved in Provincial & District Structure
  • Schools Division “1” & “2” Head Coaches
  • Coaches involved at Emerging/Sara club level
  • Coaches involved in other school teams & Academies

Successful participants will receive:

  • Breakfast & Lunch Buffet including Morning & Evening Snacks together with Tea & mineral water
  • Four sets of coaching attire (SLC Education Unit T-shirt & Track Bottom)
  • SLC branded cap
  • Complete stationery pack with an 8GB memory stick
  • Sri Lanka Cricket Coaching bag with Equipment
  • Accreditation certificates and Coaching cards will be given for successful participants
  • Access to all coaching materials in SLC Coach Education App

What involves in the Program?

The course will cover Pre- Course work (Online) –Practical work (with Tutors) – Post Course Work (Self) – Practical Work (for showcasing required skills)

  • Short listed applicants will be interviewed by SLC Coach Education Unit (Questionnaire/Evaluations – strictly maintained in order to establish transparency & high standard)
  • Selected candidates will be required to complete an online pre-course assignment covering main subjects before participating for the 5-day workshop
  • 5-day workshop at respective super provincial centre (Colombo/ Kandy/ Dambulla/ Southern)
  • Attendees need to complete a six-week player development program during a 6-week period, involving a senior player in their coaching system, will be conducted to follow up and applying the learnings from the 5-day workshop
  • 4-day workshop at respective super provincial centre (Colombo/ Kandy/ Dambulla/ Southern)
  • Successful participants will be awarded SLC level 2 accreditation & will be directed on enhancing coaching knowledge with Coach Education Unit guidance

Accreditation   

Each successful candidate who complete the learning process will be accredited by Coach Education Unit – High Performance Centre and Sri Lanka Cricket as a Level 2 Coach.

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Level 2 Application Form Re-assessment Process:

  • Candidates will be able to re-do the six-week coaching assessment & present the details during next available level “2” program (which falls within the next six months)
  • Candidates who are re-doing the six-week coaching assessment within next six months are exempted on making re-payment of course fee (limited to one instance)

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Accreditation Renewal Process + Re-accreditation Form

  • Coaching accreditation to be renewed every two years from the date of issuance 
  • Evidence for proving continuous coaching delivery during last two years (Service letters)
  • Evidence of attending minimum four SLC Coach Education workshops

(Online/ classroom) during last two years

  • Payment of Rs. 2,500/- together with completed renewal form