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ASQ Level 1 Coaching Award in Golf & Level 2

For those seeking an active role in golf coaching

 ASQ Level 1 Award in Coaching Golf & Level 2

Both the ASQ Level 1 Award in Coaching Golf and Level 2 Certificate in Coaching are available to Assistant PGA Professional who are currently undertaking the PGA qualification and to Volunteers who are seeking a more active role in golf coaching.


ASQ Level 1 Award in Coaching Golf

The ASQ Level 1 Certificate in Coaching Golf will provide individuals with the knowledge and competence to assist more qualified coaches, delivering aspects of golf coaching sessions, normally under direct supervision. This qualification is available to individuals with an interest in golf coaching, who wish to deliver activities under the guidance of more qualified coaches (PGA Professionals) to provide basic technical coaching to beginner golfers.

The course is delivered over one weekend, both Saturday and Sunday, 09:00 – 18:00.

Course Cost – £300 (paid directly to the PGA upon submission of application pack)

Please note there are various funding opportunities available. For further information please email and include ‘ASQ Level 1 Coaching Certificate’ in the subject field.  

Ahead of any application being approved, the following must be in place:

  • Approval from nominated PGA Professional. Should you require assistance in linking with a PGA Professional please email here (add link)
  • A valid DBS. If you do not hold a valid DBS or require an update, please contact your club’s safeguarding officer, if you require further assistance, please contact
  • A valid (issued within the last 3 years) Child Protection certificate (add link)
  • Two references
  • Payment of £300 to the PGA

Please visit The PGA to see the latest course schedules, these are updated regularly.

PGA – ASQ Level 2 Coaching Certificate 

The PGA are not currently taking new applications for the ASQ Level 2 Certificate in Coaching Golf, an adapted/different delivery model is currently being reviewed.

  • ASQ LEVEL 1 - Expression Of Interest
  • ASQ LEVEL 1 - Coaching Activities
  • ASQ LEVEL 1 - Coaching Guidelines
  • ASQ LEVEL 1 - Coaching Criteria