Community Instructor Accreditation
The Community Instructor Program provides online training and accreditation, equipping you with the skills and knowledge to deliver national participation programs (MyGolf, Schools & Get Into Golf).
What can you expect? • A 2.5-3-hour online module and assessment facilitated by interactive and engaging content. • A program that’s easy to complete in your own time at your own pace Learning Outcomes – The course will cover the following key learning areas; • Role of the Community Instructor • Introduction to golf and golf facilities • Equipment • Golf Skills • Health and Safety • Inclusive coaching • National programs • Golf Games and Activities • Preparing to deliver • Managing a session • Recruitment and retention What programs can you deliver after completing this accreditation? • MyGolf Schools • MyGolf (for juniors) • Get Into Golf (for adults) *note: You will need to complete the Community Instructor (All Abilities) accreditation to deliver the MyGolf and Get Into Golf All Abilities programs as well. What will you receive? • Four years of accreditation nationally recognised by Golf Australia and the PGA of Australia, with endorsement from Sport Australia. • Insurance coverage under Golf Australia’s national policy. • An accreditation eCertificate • Practical training opportunities How much does it cost? • Initial accreditation costs $99 • Reaccreditation after four years costs $49 Pre-requisites: • Working with Children Clearance (State/Territory guidelines) • Minimum age of 15 years • Can provide student card in place of WWCC if under 15, check above guidelines as some states require a WWCC between 15 -18 years • Only 18+ can deliver Sporting Schools programs Purchase this course
Golf Australia in collaboration with the PGA of Australia will be delivering free practical training sessions for accredited Community Instructors throughout the course of the year. The practical training sessions are a great opportunity to build on knowledge gained in the online accreditation course and develop your confidence in delivering MyGolf and Get Into Golf programs, with the support of a PGA Professional. Please see the scheduled days in each state below, with more to be added. You can enrol into these sessions anytime, with local area marketing to be sent to the accredited network closer to each of the sessions.
Catalina Country Club Date: Monday 17 October 2022 Time: 8.30am – 1.30pm Register to attend: click here Wingham Golf Club Date: Wednesday 19 October 2022 Time: 8.30am – 1.30pm Register to attend: click here Bankstown Golf Club Date: Thursday 20 October 2022 Time: 8.30am – 1.30pm Register to attend: click here Cypress Lakes Resort Date: Friday 21 October 2022 Time: 8.30am – 1.30pm Register to attend: click here
Barmera Golf Club, Barmera Date: Saturday 8 October 2022 Time: 3pm - 6pm Register to attend: click here North Adelaide Golf Course, North Adelaide Date: Sunday 6 November 2022 Time: 1.45pm – 4.45pm Register to attend: click here North Adelaide Golf Course, North Adelaide Date: Sunday 19 February 2023 Time: 1.45pm-4.45pm Register to attend: click here TBC: Copperclub at The Dunes, Port Hughes Date: Saturday 25 March 2023 Time: 1pm-4pm Register to attend: Not yet open
Royal Hobart Golf Club, Seven Mile Beach Date: Sunday 9 April 2023 Time: 9am-12pm Register to attend: click here Launceston Golf Club, Kings Meadows Date: Sunday 16 April 2023 Time: 9am-12pm Register to attend: click here Devonport Country Club, Spreyton Date: Sunday 23 April 2023 Time: 9am-12pm Register to attend: click here
Spalding Park Golf Club, Spalding Date: Saturday 16 July 2022 Time: 11am-3pm Register to attend: Registrations closed
Katanning Country Club Date: Sunday, 16 October 2022 Time: 8.45am-12pm Register to attend: Click here
Busselton Golf Club Date: Sunday, 23 October 2022 Time: 8.45am-12pm Register to attend: Click here
Albany Golf Club Date: Sunday, 6 November 2022 Time: 12pm - 3pm Register to attend: Click here