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PGA Level 4 Certificate in Coaching Golf

Please note, Level 3 and Level 4 applications are currently closed, as both qualifications are in the process of being reviewed and developed to support and develop coaches as effectively as possible. The detail and structure of the qualifications will be subject to review and change going forward. 

The PGA manages and delivers the PGA Level 4 Certificate in Coaching Golf in partnership with the University of Birmingham; a qualification aimed at ambitious and experienced coaches looking to further develop their coaching expertise and specialist knowledge and skills. 

The Level 4 qualification will help you to continue your development as the 'right coach in the right place at the right time'.  This is the PGA's vision for the future of golf coaching, ensuring:

  • More people playing golf
  • More people achieving their potential
  • More people staying in golf
  • Better performances on a world stage 

 After completion of the Level 4 Certificate in Coaching Golf, you will be able to:

  • Design, implement and evaluate the process and outcome of long-term and/or specialist coaching programmes
  • Demonstrate comprehensive knowledge that you apply in an innovative and creative way to solve complex problems in golf
  • Make critically informed decisions that lead to effective coaching practice that is at the forefront of the golf coaching profession
  • Show that you are a highly motivated and critically reflective learner, committed to advancing your own practice as a high performing coach

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Pathway to Level 4

The diagram on the left depicts the pathway to Level 4. 

To be awarded the Level 4 Certificate in Coaching Golf you will need to have achieved the Level 3 Certificate in Coaching Golf, successfully complete the Postgraduate Diploma in Sport coaching and submit a coaching application to The PGA.




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