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

Apply concepts of 'skills acquisition' to golfing performance 
SAQA US ID UNIT STANDARD TITLE
120210  Apply concepts of 'skills acquisition' to golfing performance 
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 defining key concepts used in 'skills acquisition' in a golfing environment.
  • Describing information processing and motor control in relation to skills acquisition in a golfing environment.
  • Describing and applying the principles of learning in a golfing environment.
  • Describing and applying the phases of motor skill learning to motor skill learning in a golfing context.
  • Apply sports skills teaching methodologies in the teaching of golf. 

  • 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 define key concepts used in 'skills acquisition' in a golfing environment. 

    ASSESSMENT CRITERIA
     

    ASSESSMENT CRITERION 1 
    The concept of 'learning' is examined with regard to golf coaching. 

    ASSESSMENT CRITERION 2 
    The concept 'skill' is examined as a continuum in relation to its various categories and characteristics relative to golfing skills. 

    ASSESSMENT CRITERION 3 
    The concept 'performance' is understood in relationship to skill and leaning. 

    ASSESSMENT CRITERION 4 
    The golfing learning environment is explained in the context of the National Qualifications Framework and how learners can develop their learning pathways accordingly. 

    SPECIFIC OUTCOME 2 
    Describe information processing and motor control in relation to skills acquisition in a golfing environment. 

    ASSESSMENT CRITERIA
     

    ASSESSMENT CRITERION 1 
    Cognitive and ecological perspectives on learning motor skills are explained in relation to motor learning. 

    ASSESSMENT CRITERION 2 
    The information-processing model of motor learning is described with regard to its elements and components. 
    ASSESSMENT CRITERION RANGE 
    The components of the information-processing model include, but are not limited to, concentration and attention, information input and memory.
     

    ASSESSMENT CRITERION 3 
    Concentration and attention are explained in regard to their influence on effective response to decision making in motor control. 

    ASSESSMENT CRITERION 4 
    Human memory and perception is described in terms of the short term and long term retention of motor skills. 

    ASSESSMENT CRITERION 5 
    The ecological or action systems approach to motor learning is described with regard to the factors responsible for performance. 
    ASSESSMENT CRITERION RANGE 
    The factors responsible for performance include, but are not limited to, the task, the environment, the skill and the performer.
     

    ASSESSMENT CRITERION 6 
    Motor control is categorised with regard to the range of movement, visualisation and kinaesthetic awareness. 

    SPECIFIC OUTCOME 3 
    Describe and apply the principles of learning in a golfing environment. 

    ASSESSMENT CRITERIA
     

    ASSESSMENT CRITERION 1 
    Learning is described in the context of three key principles. 
    ASSESSMENT CRITERION RANGE 
    Learning principles include, but are not limited to, motivation, practice and feedback.
     

    ASSESSMENT CRITERION 2 
    The theories of motivation are described as a central principle of effective learning. 
    ASSESSMENT CRITERION RANGE 
    Theories of motivation typically include, but are not limited to, the organisation of practice - blocked or random, variable or random proactive and whole or part practice.
     

    ASSESSMENT CRITERION 3 
    Practice is described as a central principle of effective learning. 

    ASSESSMENT CRITERION 4 
    Feedback is described as a central principle of effective learning. 
    ASSESSMENT CRITERION RANGE 
    Feedback issues typically include, but are not limited to, positive and negative feedback, the effect of feedback on motivation, reinforcement and performance change and the classification of feedback in various ways.
     

    SPECIFIC OUTCOME 4 
    Describe and apply the phases of motor skill learning to motor skill learning in a golfing context. 

    ASSESSMENT CRITERIA
     

    ASSESSMENT CRITERION 1 
    The cognitive phase in motor skill development is understood and applied within the skill learning process. 

    ASSESSMENT CRITERION 2 
    The associative phase in motor skill development is understood and applied within the skill learning process. 

    ASSESSMENT CRITERION 3 
    The autonomous phase in motor skill development is understood and applied within the skill learning process. 

    ASSESSMENT CRITERION 4 
    The necessity for integration of phases is understood and demonstrated. 

    SPECIFIC OUTCOME 5 
    Apply sports teaching skills in the teaching of golf. 

    ASSESSMENT CRITERIA
     

    ASSESSMENT CRITERION 1 
    A process approach to skills development is understood and applied in a golfing environment. 
    ASSESSMENT CRITERION RANGE 
    The process of teaching and developing skills typically includes, but is not limited to: Introduction, explanation, demonstration, application, observation and feedback.
     

    ASSESSMENT CRITERION 2 
    Presentation styles are applied in a golfing environment and demonstrated in a typical golfing work context. 
    ASSESSMENT CRITERION RANGE 
    Presentation styles include, but are not limited to the whole method, part-whole method, whole-part-whole method and backward chaining method.
     

    ASSESSMENT CRITERION 3 
    Forms of guidance are applied when teaching golf. 
    ASSESSMENT CRITERION RANGE 
    Guidance includes, but is not limited to visual, verbal and manual guidance.
     

    ASSESSMENT CRITERION 4 
    Teaching strategies are applied in a golfing environment and within the context of the national skills legislation. 
    ASSESSMENT CRITERION RANGE 
    National skills legislation includes but is not limited to the Skills Development Act, the South African Qualifications Act.
     

    ASSESSMENT CRITERION 5 
    Safety procedures are outlined and taken cognisance of when teaching golf. 
    ASSESSMENT CRITERION RANGE 
    Safety procedures apply to hitting golf balls, first aid, emergency services, group coaching organisations, medical condition of learners, coaching environment.
     


    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 
  • Key concepts used in 'skills acquisition' in a golfing environment.
  • Golfing progression criteria.
  • The National Qualifications Framework and how it relates to the golfing learning context.
  • Learning styles, methodologies and principles.
  • Safety, health and environmental procedures pertaining to the teaching of 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 analyse skills problems in learners and apply key concepts to golf skills acquisition. 

    UNIT STANDARD CCFO WORKING 
    Work effectively with others as a member of a team, group, organization or community in order to better apply principles of a learning in a golf environment and keep abreast of the latest trends related thereto. 

    UNIT STANDARD CCFO ORGANISING 
    Organise and manage oneself and one's activities responsibly and effectively in order to ensure that key concepts are constantly integrated into teaching methodologies. 

    UNIT STANDARD CCFO COLLECTING 
    Collect, analyse, organise and critically evaluate information relating to golfing techniques and development in order to impart golf skills effectively. 

    UNIT STANDARD CCFO COMMUNICATING 
    Communicate effectively using visual, mathematical and/or language in the modes of oral and/or written persuasion to explain golfing concepts and theories. 

    UNIT STANDARD CCFO SCIENCE 
    Use science and technology effectively and critically, showing responsibility to the environment and health of others in applying safety procedures and key golfing concepts when teaching golf. 

    UNIT STANDARD CCFO DEMONSTRATING 
    Demonstrate an understanding of the world as a set of interrelated systems by recognising that golfing problem-solving contexts do not exist in isolation and that related sports, safety and health procedures, trends and developments impact on teaching methodologies. 

    UNIT STANDARD CCFO CONTRIBUTING 
    Participating as responsible citizens in the life of local, national and global communities by complying to all the necessary environmental, safety and health procedures applicable in the teaching of golf. 

    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.
     
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