ASQ Level 1 Award in Coaching Golf

ASQ Level 1 Award in Coaching Golf

Become a licensed volunteer assistant coach, helping grow the game through your actions.

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This qualification (known as the ASQ Award for Golf Coaching Assistants in Scotland) is available to individuals with an interest in golf coaching, who wish to work alongside other qualified coaches (for example a Head Professional) to provide basic technical coaching to beginner golfers.

Prior to attending a Level 1 course all candidates will be enrolled on to an online learning platform that includes all the resources required to complete the qualification. You will be given access to your learning materials approximately four weeks ahead of the two-day practical course. During this time candidates will be expected to read through the Home Study Workbook in preparation for the course.

The course is broken up into a learning programme on Day 1 focusing on offering you good coaching practice guidance, and Assessment on Day 2. This includes delivery of a 15-minute coaching session and a 45-minute multiple choice questionnaire.

Course Entry Requirements
Prior to registration for the ASQ Level 1 Award in Coaching Golf, the candidate must:

  • Have a commitment to attend all of the specified course dates
  • Be at least 16 years of age
  • Provide a copy of a valid (issued within the last 3 years) Criminal Records/Disclosure Check
  • Provide a copy of a valid (issued within the last 3 years) Child Protection certificate
  • Throughout the delivery and assessment of this qualification, candidates will be required to consistently demonstrate and apply the correct technical models for the full range of applicable shots. This means that although candidates will not be required to have any specific handicap, they will need to be able to demonstrate an appropriate level of playing ability.

Once you have obtained the qualification, your first Level 1 Volunteer Golf Coach Licence will be issued as you will have already provided the required documentation. The licence is valid for one year and on renewal you will need to have a valid Criminal Records Check and Child Protection certificate (done within three years of the licence renewal date).

Please note that volunteer coaches obtaining this qualification and a volunteer licence do not qualify for any type of PGA Membership.

Level 1 Scheduled Courses

Course code Date Club Country Closing date for applications
SC00121 September 4-5, 2021 Newmachar Golf Club Scotland July 29, 2021
SC00221 September 11-12, 2021 Kings Acre Golf Course Scotland August 5, 2021
SC00321 September 18-19, 2021 Playsport Golf Scotland August 12, 2021
SC00421 October 9-10, 2021 Elmwood Golf Course Scotland September 2, 2021
SC00521 October 16-17, 2021 Buchanan Castle Golf Club Scotland September 9, 2021
WC00121 October 16-17, 2021 Clays Golf Club Wales September 9, 2021
EC03221 October 20-21, 2021 Bromsgrove Golf Centre England September 16, 2021
EC03321 October 27-28, 2021 Leeds Golf Centre England September 22, 2021
EC03421 October 27-28, 2021 Bristol Golf Centre England September 22, 2021
EC03521 November 11-12, 2021 Chelsfield Lakes Golf Club England October 7, 2021
IC00721 November 24-25, 2021 St Margaret's Golf and Country Club Ireland October 21. 2021

Register your interest in taking the ASQ Level 1 Award here.

Alternatively email coaching@pga.org.uk

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