The Associate Professional course is NOW offered as a home study option.
In this home study course participants will learn the following:
Participants must successfully complete a written rules test and teaching test.
All material is taught in detail through video presentation is designed so that you are made to feel comfortable with the testing.
An Associate Professional Certified Member is also one who has successfully completed the four-day certification course or the home study in its entirety and has not completed the playing ability test.
Written Rules Test – Multiple choice questions. RCGA Rule Book is issued to you and permitted during test along with the easier to understand version, “Rules in Brief.”
Teaching Test – This is based on detection and correction of swing errors. It will be taught to you during the course so that you feel comfortable in this scenario.
Home Study Total cost: $995 Four-Day On-Site Total cost: $1435
Rate includes: All course materials, instruction and all taxes. Shipping and Handling charges are $30.00
A Certified Professional Member is one who has successfully completed the 5-day certification course and has met all CGTF criteria in the playing, written and teaching aspects of the organization.
Total cost: $1,635
Rate includes: Daily green & cart usage, daily range balls, all course materials, instruction, a banquet dinner and all taxes.
Prerequisite Rules Test
The rules testing must be completed prior to arriving for you certification week. Level 1 rules testing must be passed through Golf Canada’s Online Learning Centre
Verbal Teaching Test
This is based on detection and correction of swing errors. It will be taught to you during the course of the week so that you feel comfortable in this scenario.
Playing Ability Test
This takes place on the final day of the course. The requirements are as follows:
|49 & Under||Score of 83 or less||Score of 85 or less|
|50-59||Score of 84 or less||Score of 86 or less|
|60+||Score of 86 or less||Score of 88 or less|
REQUIREMENTS TO ACHIEVE MASTER TEACHING PROFESSION CERTIFICATION
The thesis presentation must include information that is above and beyond what was taught in the full certification course. The material should either be original, unique or well-researched.
Shot Making Demonstration Onsite demonstration of various golf shots. Participants must be able to perform the following: hit a fade, draw, low shot, high shot, chip shot, pitch shot, etc.
Written Teaching Test
Please contact our office at 1-866-362-2483 if you would like to be put on the wait list to attend a 2016 Master Teaching Professional certification course.
Total cost: $995
Rates include: Daily green & cart usage, daily range balls, all course materials, instruction, a banquet dinner and all taxes.
April 15th to 19th, 2019
Newlands Golf & Country Club
May 20th to 24th, 2019
Oak Hills Golf Club
June 24th – 28th, 2019
Ballantrae Golf Club
August 19 – 23, 2019
Tyandaga Golf Club
April 10th to 12th, 2019 – Newlands Golf & Country Club, Langley, B.C.
August 6th to 8th, 2019 – Oak Hills Golf Club, Stirling Ontario
A deposit of $200 per person guarantees your reservation. Full payment is required 2 weeks prior to attendance. Personal cheques, money orders, Mastercard and VISA accepted only. A $75 per person fee will be charged for any cancellations if done outside 7 days prior to the start of the course. Cancellation received within 7 days prior to the start of the course will forfeit $125 per person.
Please purchase the course of your choice, so we can begin processing your Certification Registration. You may also download and complete our APPLICATION FORM.
A: No, you may elect to bypass the Associate Professional course and attend the five day full certification.
Q: If I elect to take the Level I course and am successful, how do I proceed to Associate Professional or full Professional certification?
A: You may simply attend any certification course across the country. Verbal teaching, written rules and for full certification, the playing ability test requirements must be successfully achieved.
Q: What if I do not pass the playing ability portion of the course? Can I still gain certification?
A1: Provided you have passed the written and teaching aspects of the course and you are within four strokes of the target score, you may, within a 12-month period, submit four attested score cards with the appropriate target score on any championship course (6,000+ yards). These cards must be attested by the three individuals you play with. The fee for this is $35. Prior to submitting the appropriate scores, your membership status is that of an Associate Member.
A2: If your playing ability test score is more than four strokes over the target score, then you must return to any certification site and redo the playing ability test. The fee for this is $200, which includes green and cart fees and the closing banquet dinner. Until you redo the playing ability test your status is that of an Associate Member.
Q: What is the required score to pass the PAT?
The Level III Playing Ability Test requirements are as follows:
|49 & Under||83 or less||85 or less|
|50-59||84 or less||86 or less|
|60+||86 or less||88 or less|