No, ECB do not endorse or accept external coaching qualifications that are not part of the following pathway, or are not listed on the following document: https://ecbcs.zendesk.com/hc/en-us/articles/360003112098-Qualification-Matrix-Supporting-Guide-October-2019
Current Coaching Qualifications as of 2021*:
- ECB Foundation I Coach
- ECB Certificate in Coaching Children’s Cricket / ECB Certificate in Coaching Young People & Adults’ Cricket (both are level 2 qualifications)
- ECB Advanced Coach (Level 3)
- ECB Specialist Coach (Level 4)
*Coach Support Worker (to be phased out by end of q2 2021) & it's replacement, ECB Support Coach, are for supporting coaches and do not qualify you to lead coaching sessions independently and
therefore you must be supervised by a qualified cricket coach.