Complete Cricket College – Online open events

Complete Cricket College – Online open events




Looking for post-16 options? Want something a bit different to the traditional college and sixth form?


The Complete Cricket College offers an alternative; a pathway to suit you.


The two year, fully-funded programme enables 16 – 18 year olds to study a qualification equivalent to 3 A Levels and receive first-class cricket coaching.


Trying to decide what it is you want to do is challenging at the best of times, so trying to do that whilst everything is up in the air as a result of the pandemic may feel near impossible.


With this in mind, we’re bringing all the information you need directly to you.


We’re running online open events where you can find out more and ask any questions you may have about the Complete Cricket College.


  • Tuesday 26th May 2020 7.30pm – 8pm
  • Thursday 28th May 2020 3pm – 3.30pm
  • Tuesday 2nd June 2020 3pm – 3.30pm
  • Thursday 4th June 2020 7.30pm – 8pm


You can register to attend here.


To give you more of an idea about the Complete Cricket College, we’ve answered some key questions:



What coaching is given?

  • Up to six hours a week of high-level cricket coaching delivered by top coaches from Complete Cricket.
  • Students have the opportunity to showcase their skills to professional cricket clubs.
  • Students can put their skills to the test in matches against other teams during the summer months.



What qualifications are studied?

  • Study full-time with tutors from Aspire Training Solutions.
  • OCR Level 3 Cambridge Technical in Sport and Physical Activity
  • 1st4Sport Level 2 Award in Multi-Skills Development in Sport
  • ECB Foundation Level Coaching Qualification (TBC)

That’s 3 industry recognised qualifications to equip you for your future.



What about work experience?

Having recognised work experience on your CV is invaluable in today’s competitive employment climate. That’s why students at the Complete Cricket College get to undertake a minimum of 30 hours work experience.

Retaining knowledge and skills is useful, but being able to practically apply them is key. The work experience element is not only fundamental to your progression on the programme, it is also fundamental to your progression in the future.



Who are the training providers?


Complete Cricket International

Complete Cricket International are the UK’s leading cricket coaching provider.

With a team boasting a variety of expertise and experience, Complete Cricket International specialise in developing cricketers of all ages, using an extensive range of groundbreaking high-quality cricket coaching programmes for individuals, schools, clubs, universities and county boards.

Sharing his thoughts on the programme, David Smith, Managing Director of Complete Cricket said “The Complete Cricket College is a fantastic opportunity for young, aspiring cricketers who want to further their education. Students can expect to train like a professional cricket player and receive high level advice from some of the best coaches in the country whilst studying for a recognised qualification.”


Aspire Training Solutions

Aspire Training Solutions specialise in the delivery of accredited sport related qualifications and apprenticeships, having worked in the education sector since 2005.

Possessing substantial experience and industry knowledge, their team provide high-quality training and work in partnership with various organisations around the country.

Recognising the need for alternative post-16 options, Paul Griffiths, Co-Founder and Director of Business Development at Aspire Training Solutions said “Sixth form or college isn’t the route all young people wish to take and the Complete Cricket College gives the opportunity for young people to enhance their cricket game as well as their education. It offers a real alternative to further education which is why we’ve developed a programme that offers a quality learning environment to help learners develop a range of techniques, personal skills and attributes essential for successful performance in working life or in higher education.”



Where’s the college based?

Birmingham and Solihull.



What’s after the Complete Cricket College?

  • Apprenticeship
  • University
  • Employment
  • Overseas opportunities, with placements in Australia and New Zealand available.



At a time that can be overwhelming, our online open events are an opportunity to quell any worries, ask any questions and establish whether this post-16 option is your post-16 pathway.


To discover more about the Complete Cricket College, register to attend one of our online open events.