Throughout this course you will develop competencies in key skills required for employment in the industry or progression to degree level study. You will gain an understanding of coaching theories, scientific principles relating to skill acquisition and fitness as well as the importance of research informing effective practice.
You will develop an understanding and gain experience of coaching beginners and improvers and working with mixed ability groups in golf. You will develop an awareness of retail, finance, course maintenance and the wider operations required to run a golf facility.
Example modules: Golf Coaching Advanced Performance Skills; Sports Mechanics; Event Management; Research Investigation; Psychology of Performance.
2 Highers plus evidence of regular participation in golf, such as handicap level and club membership. Or Professional Golf (Certificate), or other relevant national qualifications at SCQF Level 6.
HND Professional Golf