HNC Professional Golf

This course will help you gain an understanding of coaching theories and scientific principles relating to skill acquisition and fitness.


Scottish Rural College (SRUC), Scotland
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This course is available on the Scottish Rural College (SRUC) website.


Throughout the course you will develop competencies in key skills required for employment in the industry or progression to degree level study. You will gain an understanding of coaching theories, scientific principles relating to skill acquisition and fitness as well as the importance of research informing effective practice.

You will develop an understanding and gain experience of coaching beginners and improvers and working with mixed ability groups in golf. You will develop an awareness of retail, finance, course maintenance and the wider operations required to run a golf facility.

On completion of this course you will be prepared for employment as an assistant golf professional or you can progress to the HND year or entry to a related degree programme.

Virtual Experience

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About Scottish Rural College (SRUC)

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Scotland’s Rural College (SRUC) was established in 2012 through the merger of the Scottish Agricultural College (SAC) with Barony, Elmwood and Oatridge Colleges. Through these institutions, we can trace our lineage back over 100 years.

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