Current Qualifications

ASQ currently award the following Golf qualifications which are based on the Regulated Qualification Framework (RQF) in England:



  • ASQ Level 1 Award in Coaching Golf

This Award is ideal for county and club volunteers, sports leaders and school teachers. Candidates need a basic understanding of golf. As an ASQ level 1 Golf coaching assistant you will play a very important role in assisting a more qualified coach. You will be able to interpret session plans and deliver aspects within that plan, ensuring that the relevant coaching points are covered and participants are safe and engaged throughout.
ASQ L1 Award in Coaching Golf Qualification Specification



  • ASQ Level 2 Certificate in Coaching Golf

The Level 2 Certificate will provide individuals with the knowledge and competence to lead the planning and delivery of coaching sessions to improving golfers. This qualification is available to individuals with an interest in golf coaching who also meet the course entry requirements, and who wish to further develop their coaching knowledge and skills in the golfing arena.

ASQ L2 Certificate in Coaching Golf Qualification Specification



  • ASQ Level 3 Certificate in Coaching Golf

The qualifications at Level is aimed at ambitious coaches looking to expand their skills and knowledge on their development journey towards becoming an expert coach within their chosen field.  A coach at Level 3 will be expected to be able to produce, deliver and evaluate annual coaching plans for individual golfers. These plans will consider all aspects of the players' game, including the science behind golfing performance.
ASQ L3 Certificate in Coaching Golf Qualification Specification



For further information relating to the Golf coaching qualification course content and general enquiries please click here.



  • ASQ Level 5 Diploma in Golf Club Management

Three partner organisations of the Golf Club Management Partnership – GCMA, PGA and BIGGA have combined forces to create the ASQ L5 Diploma in Golf Club Management.
This qualification is perfectly suited for existing managers, and those looking to move into the profession, perhaps from related roles in the golf industry.
ASQ Level 5 Diploma in Golf Club Management Qualification Specification



For those looking to venture into Golf Club Management but not wishing to commit to the Diploma, there are three Certificate qualifications available to develop your skills in particular subject areas within Golf Club Management.


  • ASQ Level 5 Certificate in Golf Operations and Management of People

  • ASQ Level 5 Certificate in Finance, Legislation and Marketing in Golf

  • ASQ Level 5 Certificate in Enterprise, Innovation and Management of Change in Golf


Qualification Specification for ASQ Level 5 Certificate in Golf Operations and Management of People, ASQ Level 5 Certificate in Finance, Legislation and Marketing in Golf, and ASQ Level 5 Certificate in Enterprise, Innovation and Management of Change in Golf



For further information relating to Golf Club Management qualification course content and general enquries incuding the application process please click here.







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