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

Teach, and describe techniques used in the short game in golf 
SAQA US ID UNIT STANDARD TITLE
120196  Teach, and describe techniques used in the short game in golf 
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 
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 learning towards the full qualification, or 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:
  • Describing and explaining the approach to teaching the short game in golf.
  • Describing and teaching techniques of putting.
  • Describing and teaching techniques of chipping.
  • Describing and teaching techniques of pitching.
  • Describing and teaching techniques of bunker shots. 

  • 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 and explain the approach to teaching the short game in golf. 

    ASSESSMENT CRITERIA
     

    ASSESSMENT CRITERION 1 
    The importance of the short game is described with examples of the impact of a good and a bad short game on a golfer's performance. 

    ASSESSMENT CRITERION 2 
    The short game is defined in relation to distance from the hole and type of club and swing used. 

    ASSESSMENT CRITERION 3 
    Concepts relating to the short game are defined with examples. 

    ASSESSMENT CRITERION 4 
    The approach to teaching the short game is described with practical examples. 

    ASSESSMENT CRITERION 5 
    The considerations for successful shot making are explained and described with practical examples. 

    SPECIFIC OUTCOME 2 
    Describe and teach techniques of putting. 

    ASSESSMENT CRITERIA
     

    ASSESSMENT CRITERION 1 
    The role of putting in golf is explained with an emphasis ofthe effects of good and bad putting on a golfer's success and confidence. 

    ASSESSMENT CRITERION 2 
    The evolution of putting techniques is explained with examples. 

    ASSESSMENT CRITERION 3 
    The requirement of good putting are explained and demonstrated practically. 
    ASSESSMENT CRITERION RANGE 
    The requirement of good putting include, but are not limited to, accuracy, pace, smooth roll and consistency.
     

    ASSESSMENT CRITERION 4 
    Points of consensus concerning putting technique are explained and demonstrated practically. 

    ASSESSMENT CRITERION 5 
    The elements of the putting stroke and variations are described and demonstrated practically. 

    SPECIFIC OUTCOME 3 
    Describe and teach techniques of chipping. 

    ASSESSMENT CRITERIA
     

    ASSESSMENT CRITERION 1 
    The characteristic of the chip are explained and demonstrated practically. 

    ASSESSMENT CRITERION 2 
    Preparation for the chip shot is described and demonstrated practically. 

    ASSESSMENT CRITERION 3 
    Club selection criteria in chipping is explained using practical examples. 

    ASSESSMENT CRITERION 4 
    Pre-shot routines in chipping are described and demonstrated practically. 

    ASSESSMENT CRITERION 5 
    The components of the swing shot are described and demonstrated practically. 

    ASSESSMENT CRITERION 6 
    Practice drills and training in relation to the chipping stroke are described and demonstrated practically. 

    SPECIFIC OUTCOME 4 
    Describe and teach techniques of pitching. 

    ASSESSMENT CRITERIA
     

    ASSESSMENT CRITERION 1 
    The characteristic of the pitch are explained and demonstrated practically. 

    ASSESSMENT CRITERION 2 
    Preparation for the pitch shot is described and demonstrated practically. 

    ASSESSMENT CRITERION 3 
    Club selection criteria in pitching is explained practically. 

    ASSESSMENT CRITERION 4 
    Pre-shot routines in pitching are described and demonstrated practically. 

    ASSESSMENT CRITERION 5 
    The components of the swing in pitching are described and demonstrated practically. 

    ASSESSMENT CRITERION 6 
    Practice drills and training in relation to the pitching stroke are described and demonstrated practically. 

    SPECIFIC OUTCOME 5 
    Describe and teach techniques of bunker shots. 

    ASSESSMENT CRITERIA
     

    ASSESSMENT CRITERION 1 
    The characteristic of bunker play are explained and demonstrated practically. 

    ASSESSMENT CRITERION 2 
    The components of the swing in bunker shots are described and demonstrated practically. 

    ASSESSMENT CRITERION 3 
    Bunker practice drills and training are described and demonstrated practically. 


    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 
  • Teaching and learning techniques.
  • Techniques and principles of short game golf.
  • Putting techniques.
  • Pitching techniques.
  • Bunker shot techniques. 

  • 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 play short game golf. 

    UNIT STANDARD CCFO WORKING 
    Work effectively with others as a member of a team, group, organisation or community to effectively teach the principles and techniques of short game gold. 

    UNIT STANDARD CCFO COLLECTING 
    Collect, analyse, organise and critically evaluate information in order to effectively advise on and teach the techniques for short range golf. 

    UNIT STANDARD CCFO COMMUNICATING 
    Communicate effectively using visual, mathematical and/or language in the modes of oral and/or written persuasion to teach short game golf. 

    UNIT STANDARD CCFO SCIENCE 
    Use science and technology effectively and critically, showing responsibility to the environment and health of others in teaching short game golf techniques. 

    UNIT STANDARD CCFO DEMONSTRATING 
    Demonstrate an understanding of the world as a set of interrelated systems by recognising that problem-solving contexts within short game golf do not exist in isolation and that various factors impact on the effective putting, chipping, pitching and bunker shots. 

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

    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: 
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