Community Instructor

Community Instructor Accreditation

Purchase the Community Instructor course and get accredited today.

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. Those eligible for reaccreditation will receive an email 3 months prior to their expiration, with information on how to reaccredit and pay this fee. 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

Practical Training

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.

Yarrawonga Golf Club When: Friday February 23 2024 Time: 10am – 4pm Register: Click here

Magenta Shores Golf Club (Women’s NSW Open) When: Saturday, March 30 2024 Time: 10am-12pm Register: Click here

New 2024 dates TBC

Golf Central BNE When: Tuesday 7th May Time: 9.00am –11.30am Register: Click here

Boyne Island Tannum Sands Golf Club When: Saturday 6th April Time: 9.00am –12.00pm Register: Click here Bowen Golf Club When: Sunday 21st April Time: 9.00am – 12.00pm Register: Click here

New 2024 dates TBC

Tasmania Golf Club When: Sunday 7 April Time: 11.00am – 2.00 pm Register: Click here Devonport Country Club When: Sunday 28 April Time: 10.00am – 1.00 pm Register: Click here Riverside Golf Club When: Sunday 4 May Time: 10.00am – 1.00 pm Register: Click here

13th Beach Golf Course (Vic Open) When: Sunday 4 February Time: 10.30am – 1.00 pm Register: Click here

Esperance Golf Club When: Sunday 18th February Time: 8.00am – 10.30am Register: Click here

Kalgoorlie Golf Course When: Sunday 24th March Time: 2.00pm – 5.00pm Register: Click here

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