This Course is designed for beginner / intermediate coaches. It is the first level of the National Coaching Accreditation Scheme. The target group includes schoolteachers, golf club personnel interested in developing junior golf, parents and late secondary and tertiary students. Participants require a handicap 20 or better, or need to be a sports studies/physical education tertiary student, or a trained teacher. The course expands on the basic skills of golf. It also covers the role of the coach, physical and mental preparation, safety, and organisation. The course includes a general coaching principles section and a golf specific section and takes a total of 15.5 hours (two days). Participants are also required to undertake 25 hours practical coaching after the course to achieve their accreditation. Please contact your State Golf Association or Foundation for details on the next available course.