Certificate in Golf Management


QQI Level 5 in Sports, Recreation and Exercise

Additional Awards

Level 1 Certificate in Coaching Golf (PGA golf coaching)
Golf Leader Training (Special Olympics Ireland)
Golf Psychology Coaching Certificate
CGI Leaders Workshop
Child Protection in Sport
Code of Ethics

Course Modules

  • Sport and Recreation Studies
  • Exercise and Fitness
  • Communications
  • Work Experience
  • Business Management
  • Leisure Facility Administration
  • Nutrition
  • Pyschology
  • Anatomy and Physiology
  • Digital Marketing

Course Aim

The purpose of this award is to enable the learner to acquire the knowledge, skill and competence in the theory and principle of the many areas of the golf industry and enable the learner to progress to further and/or higher education and training. 

Career Opportunities & Progression Routes

Achievement of this award will provide the learner with a level 5 QQI award and create the opportunity to continue onto further education (QQI level 6, undergraduate degree or diploma, PGA Professional) or advance to employment in the golf industry. 

Entry Requirements

This course is aimed at students who have completed the Leaving Certificate, Leaving Certificate Applied, Leaving Certificate Vocational and mature students. An interest in Golf is essential. Final selection will be by interview. Applicants will be asked to produce a record of Golfing achievements/experience, including references, at this interview.

 - Course Co-Ordinator


College registration Fees €200.00

Government Levy €200.00*

*Participants are exempt if they:

  • are in receipt of BTEA or VTOS allowance
  • Are eligible for a SUSI Grant
  • Have a full Medical Card

QQI level 5 exam fee €50**

QQI level 6 exam fee €80**

**Participants are exempt if they:

  • Are in receipt of BTEA or VTOS
  • Have a full medical card

Some Courses have additional Fees - these are outlined accordingly.