You will gain the knowledge and understanding of the basic principles of golf coaching and the sports science which supports performance in golf. You will develop skills, knowledge and understanding of working with beginner and improver performers in golf and how to analyse and develop performance using a range of coaching methods and equipment including video and performance analysis software. You will also gain the necessary knowledge and experience of retail, equipment repair and operational aspects of working in a golf facility.
Example modules: Golf Coaching: An Introduction; Equipment Technology; Golf Operations; Principles of Fitness Training and Work Placement.
2 Highers plus evidence of regular participation in golf, such as Handicap level and club membership, or Professional Golf (Certificate), or relevant national qualifications at SCQF Level 6.
HND Professional Golf
Part time (day release)