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Course Name: Certificate in Golf Development (NZQA Level 2)

Code: CGD2

Key Information

Duration: 32 weeks

Start Dates: The first term commences on January 9th 2017 and January 8th 2018. Thereafter on the first Monday of each month

Programme – Full time 20 hours per week


Course Content

This course contents are built around student based learning on a golf practice range and a golf course with top class teaching professionals, it covers the subjects’ areas of Swing mechanics, short game, on course development research, performance assessment and scoring evaluation enabling the students to make substantial improvements in every aspect of their game. The course is

approximately 25% theory and 75% practical and is generally a course involving motor skills rather than cognitive learning.


Placement and Assessment

The placement in certificate of Golf Development NZQA level 2 will need students in good physical condition and who have a basic knowledge of English to enable communication. The assessment will be the improvement in the students New Zealand Golf Handicap from commencement until the end of the course



The certificate in Golf Development –NZQA level 2 aims to develop the skills, and knowledge and understanding of anyone who wants to improve their golf as well as those people interested in pursuing a career in the international golf industry. The certificate also forms an ideal preparation for either the Diploma in Golf Coaching or in the Diploma in Tournament Golf.