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SOUTH AFRICAN QUALIFICATIONS AUTHORITY 
REGISTERED UNIT STANDARD: 

Display an understanding of the competences required for golf coaching 
SAQA US ID UNIT STANDARD TITLE
336036  Display an understanding of the competences required for golf coaching 
ORIGINATOR
SGB Sport 
PRIMARY OR DELEGATED QUALITY ASSURANCE FUNCTIONARY
-  
FIELD SUBFIELD
Field 02 - Culture and Arts Sport 
ABET BAND UNIT STANDARD TYPE PRE-2009 NQF LEVEL NQF LEVEL CREDITS
Undefined  Regular  Level 4  NQF Level 04 
REGISTRATION STATUS REGISTRATION START DATE REGISTRATION END DATE SAQA DECISION NUMBER
Reregistered  2018-07-01  2023-06-30  SAQA 06120/18 
LAST DATE FOR ENROLMENT LAST DATE FOR ACHIEVEMENT
2024-06-30   2027-06-30  

In all of the tables in this document, both the pre-2009 NQF Level and the NQF Level is shown. In the text (purpose statements, qualification rules, etc), any references to NQF Levels are to the pre-2009 levels unless specifically stated otherwise.  

This unit standard does not replace any other unit standard and is not replaced by any other unit standard. 

PURPOSE OF THE UNIT STANDARD 
Learners working towards this standard will be working within sport education function, or golf club environment providing support services to golf clubs, golf coaching and golf event management, where the acquisition of competence against this standard will add value to one's job. This standard will provide the learner with an ability to practise coaching competences in golf such that he/she can coach potential golfers in a development context.
The qualifying learner is capable of:
  • Demonstrating an understanding of golf coaching conduct and safety, particularly in the in the golf coaching environment involving children.
  • Displaying an understanding of the individual needs of children in the golf coaching environment.
  • Demonstrating an understanding of communication and a structured approach to skills development in golf coaching.
  • Demonstrating an understanding of coaching basic elements of golf to beginner golfers. 

  • LEARNING ASSUMED TO BE IN PLACE AND RECOGNITION OF PRIOR LEARNING 
    It is assumed that learners accessing this standard are competent in:
  • Communication at NQF Level 3.
  • Mathematical Literacy at NQF Level 3.
  • Computer Literacy at NQF Level 3. 

  • UNIT STANDARD RANGE 
    N/A 

    Specific Outcomes and Assessment Criteria: 

    SPECIFIC OUTCOME 1 
    Demonstrate an understanding of golf coaching conduct and safety, in relation to coaching children. 

    ASSESSMENT CRITERIA
     

    ASSESSMENT CRITERION 1 
    The importance of coaches and the PGA coaches' code of conduct to the development of golf and golfers is understood and explained. 

    ASSESSMENT CRITERION 2 
    The elements of good coaching conduct is understood and explained in a golfing context. 
    ASSESSMENT CRITERION RANGE 
    Statement: Elements include, but are not limited to complaints, coaching practice, learner rights, relationships, and standards.
     

    ASSESSMENT CRITERION 3 
    The planning of the coaching environment in terms of health and safety is understood and explained in a golfing context. 

    ASSESSMENT CRITERION 4 
    Layouts for group tuition, particularly in relationship to children are understood and depicted using diagrams. 

    ASSESSMENT CRITERION 5 
    The considerations applicable when working with other coaches in golf coaching is understood and explained with golfing examples. 
    ASSESSMENT CRITERION RANGE 
    Statement: Considerations include, but are not limited to preparation, integration, planning and risk identification.
     

    ASSESSMENT CRITERION 6 
    The importance of the availability of first aid, first aid equipment and information to protecting children in a golf coaching environment is understood and explained. 

    ASSESSMENT CRITERION 7 
    The importance of protecting children from harm is understood and explained. 

    SPECIFIC OUTCOME 2 
    Display an understanding of the individual needs of children in the golf coaching environment. 

    ASSESSMENT CRITERIA
     

    ASSESSMENT CRITERION 1 
    The benefits of sport and golf in particular is understood and the consequences of poor coaching practices explained. 

    ASSESSMENT CRITERION 2 
    The individual coaching needs of very young children with regard to their development is understood and explained in the context of golf coaching. 
    ASSESSMENT CRITERION RANGE 
    Very young children include children between 4-6 years of age.
     

    ASSESSMENT CRITERION 3 
    The individual coaching needs of young children with regard to their development is understood and explained in the context of golf coaching. 
    ASSESSMENT CRITERION RANGE 
    Young children include female children between 6-8 years of age and male children between 6-9 years of age.
     

    ASSESSMENT CRITERION 4 
    The individual coaching needs of early adolescent's with regard to their development is understood and explained in the context of golf coaching. 
    ASSESSMENT CRITERION RANGE 
    Early adolescents include young females between 10-13 years of age and young males between 10-14 years of age.
     

    ASSESSMENT CRITERION 5 
    The individual coaching needs of late and post adolescent youth with regard to their development is understood and explained in the context of golf coaching. 
    ASSESSMENT CRITERION RANGE 
    Late and post adolescent youth include young females between 14-17 years of age and young males between 14-18 years of age.
     

    ASSESSMENT CRITERION 6 
    Aspects of physical development relevant to coaching children at various stages in development at understood and explained with golfing examples. 
    ASSESSMENT CRITERION RANGE 
    Aspects of physical development include, but are not limited to, growth spurts, skeletal development, exercise and strength straining, clubs and club fitting, adaptive equipment and disabilities.
     

    SPECIFIC OUTCOME 3 
    Demonstrate an understanding of communication and a structured approach to skills development in golf coaching. 

    ASSESSMENT CRITERIA
     

    ASSESSMENT CRITERION 1 
    The different learning styles are summarised and understood in the context of golf coaching. 
    ASSESSMENT CRITERION RANGE 
    Styles include, but are not limited to, verbal, visual and kinaesthetic.
     

    ASSESSMENT CRITERION 2 
    The different communication styles are understood and explained in the context of golf coaching. 
    ASSESSMENT CRITERION RANGE 
    Styles include, but are not limited to explanation, demonstration, manual guidance and application.
     

    ASSESSMENT CRITERION 3 
    Other forms of communication and their importance in golf coaching are understood and explained. 
    ASSESSMENT CRITERION RANGE 
    Forms include, but are not limited to physiology, inflection and semantics.
     

    ASSESSMENT CRITERION 4 
    The stages of learning are understood, explained and applied in the context of golf coaching. 
    ASSESSMENT CRITERION RANGE 
    Stages include, but are not limited to cognitive, associative and autonomous.
     

    ASSESSMENT CRITERION 5 
    Other factors affecting learning are understood and explained with examples. 
    ASSESSMENT CRITERION RANGE 
    Other factors include, but are not limited to environmental, motivational and goal setting.
     

    SPECIFIC OUTCOME 4 
    Demonstrate an understanding of coaching basic elements of golf to beginner golfers. 

    ASSESSMENT CRITERIA
     

    ASSESSMENT CRITERION 1 
    Golf and golfing terms are understood and explained with examples. 

    ASSESSMENT CRITERION 2 
    The abridged rules of golf are understood and explained. 

    ASSESSMENT CRITERION 3 
    A coaching session is planned and delivered using a standard template. 

    ASSESSMENT CRITERION 4 
    A coaching session is reviewed to improve delivery. 

    ASSESSMENT CRITERION 5 
    Coaching elements are explained in relationship to the putting, chipping and pitching stokes. 
    ASSESSMENT CRITERION RANGE 
    Coaching elements include, but are not limited to of grip, alignment, ball position, posture and the golf stroke or swing technique and drills.
     


    UNIT STANDARD ACCREDITATION AND MODERATION OPTIONS 
  • Any individual wishing to be assessed (including through Recognition of Prior Learning) against this Unit Standard may apply to an assessment agency, assessor or provider institution accredited by the relevant ETQA, or an ETQA that has a Memorandum of Understanding with the relevant ETQA.
  • Anyone assessing a learner against this Unit Standard must be registered as an assessor with the relevant ETQA, or an ETQA that has a Memorandum of Understanding with the relevant ETQA.
  • Any institution offering learning that will enable achievement of this Unit Standard or assessing this Unit Standard must be accredited as a provider with the relevant ETQA, or an ETQA that has a Memorandum of Understanding with the relevant ETQA. Moderation of assessment will be conducted by the relevant ETQA at its discretion. 

  • UNIT STANDARD ESSENTIAL EMBEDDED KNOWLEDGE 
    The learner must demonstrate an understanding of:
  • Safety in presenting golf coaching.
  • Basic first aid.
  • Basic facilitation skills.
  • Basic communication styles and skulls.
  • Needs of children at different ages.
  • Basic golf shots.
  • Coaching children and beginners at golf. 

  • UNIT STANDARD DEVELOPMENTAL OUTCOME 
    N/A 

    UNIT STANDARD LINKAGES 
    N/A 


    Critical Cross-field Outcomes (CCFO): 

    UNIT STANDARD CCFO IDENTIFYING 
    Identify and solve problems using critical and creative thinking processes to effectively demonstrate coaching techniques for golf and to identify and determine appropriate approach to coaching in a development context. 

    UNIT STANDARD CCFO WORKING 
    Work effectively with others as a member of a team, group, organization or community by displaying an understanding of golf coaching skills and competencies. 

    UNIT STANDARD CCFO ORGANISING 
    Organise and manage oneself and one's activities responsibly and effectively in order to ensure that golf coaching skills and competencies are understood and applied. 

    UNIT STANDARD CCFO COLLECTING 
    Collect, analyse, organise and critically evaluate information in order to coach golfing skills and competencies. 

    UNIT STANDARD CCFO COMMUNICATING 
    Communicate effectively using visual, mathematical and/or language in the modes of oral and/or written persuasion to explain golf coaching skills and competencies. 

    UNIT STANDARD CCFO SCIENCE 
    Use science and technology effectively and critically, showing responsibility to the environment and health of others in coaching golf skills and competencies. 

    UNIT STANDARD CCFO DEMONSTRATING 
    Demonstrate an understanding of the world as a set of interrelated systems by recognising that golf coaching problem-solving contexts within the golf coaching environment do not exist in isolation. 

    UNIT STANDARD CCFO CONTRIBUTING 
    Participating as responsible citizens in the life of local, national and global communities by coaching golf skills and competencies. 

    UNIT STANDARD ASSESSOR CRITERIA 
    N/A 

    REREGISTRATION HISTORY 
    As per the SAQA Board decision/s at that time, this unit standard was Reregistered in 2012; 2015. 

    UNIT STANDARD NOTES 
    N/A 

    QUALIFICATIONS UTILISING THIS UNIT STANDARD: 
      ID QUALIFICATION TITLE PRE-2009 NQF LEVEL NQF LEVEL STATUS END DATE PRIMARY OR DELEGATED QA FUNCTIONARY
    Core  73189   Further Education and Training Certificate: Golfing and Golf Coaching  Level 4  NQF Level 04  Reregistered  2023-06-30  CATHSSETA 


    PROVIDERS CURRENTLY ACCREDITED TO OFFER THIS UNIT STANDARD: 
    This information shows the current accreditations (i.e. those not past their accreditation end dates), and is the most complete record available to SAQA as of today. Some Primary or Delegated Quality Assurance Functionaries have a lag in their recording systems for provider accreditation, in turn leading to a lag in notifying SAQA of all the providers that they have accredited to offer qualifications and unit standards, as well as any extensions to accreditation end dates. The relevant Primary or Delegated Quality Assurance Functionary should be notified if a record appears to be missing from here.
     
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