Academy - Performance Golf: Site Broomfield Hall

In Derby

Price on request

Description

  • Typology

    BTEC

  • Location

    Derby

  • Duration

    1 Year

Description

Course Summary:
The Performance Golf Academy programme provides talented young golfers with the opportunity to develop their golf skills while studying academic qualifications in Sport.
The College’s partnership with Performance Golf and Morley Hayes Golf Club enables learners to benefit from the expertise of highly qualified and respected coaches, which enhances the golf-focussed curriculum.
Entry requirements
Applications are welcomed from individuals who regularly participate in golf and who show a desire and willingness to develop their sporting performance.
Entry to the Level 3 Sport course requires candidates to have a minimum of five GCSEs at A*- C grades (including English and Maths).
Learners may also be able to access the Performance Golf Academy by studying at Level 2 or A-levels, depending on whether the timetable fits in with training sessions and fixtures.

Facilities

Location

Starts

Derby (Derbyshire)
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Broomfield Hall, Morley, Ilkeston, DE7 6DN

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Subjects

  • Golf
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Course programme

Course Content: The course includes: A dedicated three-day-per-week training calendar Opportunities to progress to elite level pathways Access to an extensive range of regional and national tournaments A comprehensive competitions programme Technical and tactical coaching Psychological, physiological and lifestyle management Strength and conditioning support All learners will study a full-time Sport qualification alongside the Golf Academy requirements. How will I be assessed? Learners will build a portfolio based around evidence generated by the various assessment methods in each unit. They can expect to be assessed through: practical demonstration logbooks and performance records written reports and essays presentations workbooks discussions and vivas Are there any additional costs or specialist equipment required? Learners need to purchase a Derby College kit. The cost of this will be finalised at the start of the course but is expected to be in the region of £70 and will include yearly gym membership and the end-of-year celebration event. This money should be received before November. There may be additional costs incurred for selected trips or tournaments. Learners are expected to have their own clubs available throughout the year. The Academy fees are set by Performance Golf. Any questions regarding these fees should be addressed to Nigel Furniss @ Performance Golf. As part of the fees, players will receive a Performance Golf kit package. The College offers residential accommodation if required. What can I do after this course? On successful completion of the course, learners can apply for a higher level of study at Derby College such as the: Foundation Degree in Sports Coaching Alternatively they may wish to seek employment within the sports and active leisure sector.

Academy - Performance Golf: Site Broomfield Hall

Price on request