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SOUTH AFRICAN QUALIFICATIONS AUTHORITY 
REGISTERED UNIT STANDARD THAT HAS PASSED THE END DATE: 

Prevent and grade golf injuries 
SAQA US ID UNIT STANDARD TITLE
120195  Prevent and grade golf injuries 
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 5  Level TBA: Pre-2009 was L5  10 
REGISTRATION STATUS REGISTRATION START DATE REGISTRATION END DATE SAQA DECISION NUMBER
Passed the End Date -
Status was "Registered" 
2005-11-30  2008-11-30  SAQA 0463/05 
LAST DATE FOR ENROLMENT LAST DATE FOR ACHIEVEMENT
2009-11-30   2012-11-30  

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 a golf club environment, specialising in golf retailing, added services to golf clubs, golf coaching, sports science and golf event management, where the acquisition of competence against this standard will add value to one's job. This standard will also add value to individuals who are seeking to develop a career pathway towards an accomplished sports management and sports administration specialist.

The qualifying learner is capable of:
  • Listing and describing the factors relevant to injury prevention in golf coaching.
  • Identifying and dealing with injuries, fatigue, illness and accidents for future prevention or minimisation.
  • Developing and utilising systems for recording and reporting injuries.
  • Implementing risk management procedures and tools for the proactive management of injuries. 

  • 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 4.
  • Mathematical Literacy at NQF level 4. 

  • UNIT STANDARD RANGE 
    N/A 

    Specific Outcomes and Assessment Criteria: 

    SPECIFIC OUTCOME 1 
    Describe the factors relevant to injury prevention in golf coaching. 

    ASSESSMENT CRITERIA
     

    ASSESSMENT CRITERION 1 
    The facilities and equipment used in golfing and golf teaching are listed and described with regard to safety. 

    ASSESSMENT CRITERION 2 
    Participants are prepared with regard to safe participation in golfing activities. 

    ASSESSMENT CRITERION 3 
    The content, structure and organisation of the golf lesson is planned to ensure the safety of the instructor and the participant. 

    ASSESSMENT CRITERION 4 
    The correct development of technique is considered in relation to injury prevention. 

    ASSESSMENT CRITERION 5 
    The fitness level of the participant is considered in regard to injury prevention. 

    ASSESSMENT CRITERION 6 
    Screening and monitoring of participants are considered for injury prevention. 

    SPECIFIC OUTCOME 2 
    Identify and deal with injuries, fatigue, illness and accidents for future prevention or minimisation. 

    ASSESSMENT CRITERIA
     

    ASSESSMENT CRITERION 1 
    Injuries are recognised and classified into degree of severity. 

    ASSESSMENT CRITERION 2 
    Injuries are treated immediately where appropriate. 

    ASSESSMENT CRITERION 3 
    Signs of illness are recognised and corrective action is taken when appropriate. 

    ASSESSMENT CRITERION 4 
    Fatigue is recognised and corrective action taken where appropriate. 

    ASSESSMENT CRITERION 5 
    The different techniques for building fitness levels after injury are identified and remedial action provided for the different types of injuries. 

    ASSESSMENT CRITERION 6 
    The symptoms of over-training are identified and remedial action proposed to the client. 

    ASSESSMENT CRITERION 7 
    Typical golf injuries relative to professionals and amateurs, male and female are identified together with their causes. 

    ASSESSMENT CRITERION 8 
    Effective teaching methods are applied in order to reduce the risk of injury. 

    SPECIFIC OUTCOME 3 
    Develop and utilise systems for recording and reporting injuries. 

    ASSESSMENT CRITERIA
     

    ASSESSMENT CRITERION 1 
    Effective systems for recording and reporting injuries are identified and evaluated in terms of their effectiveness in preventing re-occurrence. 

    ASSESSMENT CRITERION 2 
    Accidents and injuries are recorded with a view to future prevention or minimisation. 

    ASSESSMENT CRITERION 3 
    System is evaluated on an ongoing basis and quality improvements recommended to ensure that it is kept current and in line with relevant injury recording policies and procedures. 

    SPECIFIC OUTCOME 4 
    Implement risk management procedures and tools for the proactive management of injuries. 

    ASSESSMENT CRITERIA
     

    ASSESSMENT CRITERION 1 
    Emergency first aid procedures are described and applied to the different types of injuries. 
    ASSESSMENT CRITERION RANGE 
    Emergency procedures include the application of CPR and first aid practices.
     

    ASSESSMENT CRITERION 2 
    A first aid kit is fully equipped and restocked on an ongoing basis. 

    ASSESSMENT CRITERION 3 
    Appropriate medical practitioners are sourced and their details listed in case of emergency. 

    ASSESSMENT CRITERION 4 
    Comprehensive insurance cover is negotiated and all details on hand in case of any claims. 


    UNIT STANDARD ACCREDITATION AND MODERATION OPTIONS 
  • Any individual wishing to be assessed (including through RPL) 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 
  • An understanding of typical golf injuries.
  • A knowledge of the facilities and equipment used in golfing and the safety procedures related thereto.
  • General safety procedures.
  • First Aid and related injury treatments.
  • CPR.
  • Recording systems.
  • A basic understanding of risk management within a golfing/sports context. 

  • 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 identify injuries, fatigue, illness and accidents and how to deal with them. 

    UNIT STANDARD CCFO WORKING 
    Work effectively with others as a member of a team, group, organisation or community to ensure that effective risk management procedures and tools for the proactive management of injuries. 

    UNIT STANDARD CCFO ORGANISING 
    Organise and manage oneself and one's activities responsibly and effectively in order to ensure that the necessary risk prevention procedures are adhered to. 

    UNIT STANDARD CCFO COLLECTING 
    Collect, analyse, organise and critically evaluate information in order to assess injuries and determine how best to treat them. 

    UNIT STANDARD CCFO COMMUNICATING 
    Communicate effectively using visual, mathematical and/or language in the modes of oral and/or written persuasion to record and report injuries. 

    UNIT STANDARD CCFO SCIENCE 
    Use science and technology effectively and critically, showing responsibility to the environment and health of others in developing and managing systems for recording and reporting injuries. 

    UNIT STANDARD CCFO DEMONSTRATING 
    Demonstrate an understanding of the world as a set of interrelated systems by recognising that problem-solving contexts pertaining to golfing industries do not exist in isolation and that many external factors may impact on the safety and health of golfers. 

    UNIT STANDARD CCFO CONTRIBUTING 
    Participate as responsible citizens in the life of local, national and global communities by keeping abreast of the trends, developments and procedures pertaining to injury prevention. 

    UNIT STANDARD ASSESSOR CRITERIA 
    N/A 

    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  73209   National Diploma: Club Professional Golfing  Level 5  NQF Level 05  Reregistered  2023-06-30  CATHSSETA 
    Core  50017   National Diploma: Club Professional Golfing  Level 5  Level TBA: Pre-2009 was L5  Passed the End Date -
    Status was "Registered" 
    2008-11-30  Was CATHSSETA until Last Date for Achievement 


    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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