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

Apply coaching skills in teaching golfing skills 
SAQA US ID UNIT STANDARD TITLE
120207  Apply coaching skills in teaching golfing skills 
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 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 the background to golf coaching.
  • Describing the position as a coach in the golfing context.
  • Applying the psychology of learning in a coaching environment.
  • Describing and apply the practice of coaching in the golfing environment.
  • Integrating the theory and practice of coaching successfully. 

  • 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.
  • Computer Literacy at NQF Level 3. 

  • UNIT STANDARD RANGE 
    N/A 

    Specific Outcomes and Assessment Criteria: 

    SPECIFIC OUTCOME 1 
    Describe the background to golf coaching. 

    ASSESSMENT CRITERIA
     

    ASSESSMENT CRITERION 1 
    The value of the golf professional's roll as coach and teacher is related to the improvement of a golfer's game and his/her enjoyment of the game. 

    ASSESSMENT CRITERION 2 
    The history of coaching within the golf profession is described with anecdotes. 

    ASSESSMENT CRITERION 3 
    The roles of the golf coach are described and explained in relation to the individual golfer, the golf course and the game in general. 

    ASSESSMENT CRITERION 4 
    The characteristics of successful coaches are described and explained with examples of what has made them successful. 

    ASSESSMENT CRITERION 5 
    The factors that affect the well-being of the golf coach are considered and explained so as to assist the coach in his/her own personal development. 

    SPECIFIC OUTCOME 2 
    Describe the position as a coach in the golfing context. 

    ASSESSMENT CRITERIA
     

    ASSESSMENT CRITERION 1 
    The roles of teacher and coach are contrasted and their differences and similarities explained with examples. 

    ASSESSMENT CRITERION 2 
    The content of golf teaching is described and explained. 

    ASSESSMENT CRITERION 3 
    The elements of personal style in teaching and coaching are explored and applied. 

    SPECIFIC OUTCOME 3 
    Apply the psychology of learning in a coaching environment. 

    ASSESSMENT CRITERIA
     

    ASSESSMENT CRITERION 1 
    The concept of learning is explained and described and related to styles of learning. 

    ASSESSMENT CRITERION 2 
    Phases of the learning process are analysed and applied. 

    ASSESSMENT CRITERION 3 
    The information processing model and the ecological approach are described and contrasted. 

    ASSESSMENT CRITERION 4 
    The principles of leaning, motivation, practice and feedback are explained and described with examples. 

    SPECIFIC OUTCOME 4 
    Describe and apply the practice of coaching in the golfing environment. 

    ASSESSMENT CRITERIA
     

    ASSESSMENT CRITERION 1 
    The level approach to coaching practice is described and applied. 

    ASSESSMENT CRITERION 2 
    Information presentation in a coaching environment is explained and applied. 

    ASSESSMENT CRITERION 3 
    The coaching requirements in the various learning phases are described and explained with examples. 

    ASSESSMENT CRITERION 4 
    Coaching styles are applied to motivation and goal setting in a coaching environment. 

    SPECIFIC OUTCOME 5 
    Integrate the theory and practice of coaching successfully. 

    ASSESSMENT CRITERIA
     

    ASSESSMENT CRITERION 1 
    The theory and practice of coaching are integrated and applied in real or simulated situations. 

    ASSESSMENT CRITERION 2 
    Communication skills necessary for successful coaching are applied. 

    ASSESSMENT CRITERION 3 
    Group work in a coaching context is demonstrated. 


    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 
  • Coaching and facilitation skills.
  • Learning styles.
  • Phases of the learning process in golf.
  • Analysing learning needs.
  • The principles of motivation.
  • Feedback skills.
  • Interpersonal and communication skills. 

  • 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 in golf coaching. 

    UNIT STANDARD CCFO WORKING 
    Work effectively with others as a member of a team, group, organization or community to impart golf skills in the most effective manner. 

    UNIT STANDARD CCFO ORGANISING 
    Organise and manage oneself and one's activities responsibly and effectively in order to ensure that coaching activities are properly organised and managed. 

    UNIT STANDARD CCFO COLLECTING 
    Collect, analyse, organise and critically evaluate information in order to determine coaching requirements. 

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

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

    UNIT STANDARD CCFO DEMONSTRATING 
    Demonstrate an understanding of the world as a set of interrelated systems by recognising that coaching problem-solving contexts within the golfing context do not exist in isolation and that a variety of factors can affect the learning and skills acquisition of a golfer. 

    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  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 
    Core  73209   National Diploma: Club Professional Golfing  Level 5  NQF Level 05  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.
     
    NONE 



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