Education Development

Coaching Accreditation - Community Instructor Program


Share your love of golf and help grow the game - Become an accredited Community Golf Instructor!

The community instructor program is Golf Australia’s online coach accreditation program providing members of the community training to be equipped with the skills and knowledge to deliver the following national participation programs: 

• MyGolf Club: MyGolf is Australia’s national introductory junior program delivered at a golf club/facility.

• Schools: Primary and secondary school-based programs (specialised teacher module available).

• Swing Fit: Australia’s national introductory program for women.

What can you expect?

• Online training and assessment, facilitated by interactive and engaging content.

• A program that’s easy to complete in your own time at your own pace.

What will you receive?

• Four years of accreditation, nationally recognised by Golf Australia and the PGA of Australia, with endorsement from the Australian Sports Commission.

• Insurance coverage under Golf Australia’s national policy.

• An accreditation card, certificate and community instructor cap.

How much does it cost?

• The initial accreditation is $99 and includes a foundation module and one program-specific module.

• Each additional module is $49.

For more information and how to register please visit the website

Get Active Queensland Accreditation Program (GAQAP)

GAQAP provides teachers, school sport or club volunteers, tertiary and senior secondary school students throughout Queensland with FREE training that can ultimately lead to an accreditation in coaching, officiating and sports first aid. Visit the Queensland Government website for more information.

For further information on the Community Instructor Program, please contact Golf Queensland on (07) 3252 8155 or email on

Play By the Rules

The new free Play by the Rules online training course is now available.

The course features two modules - 'Child Protection' and 'Harassment and Discrimination' - which replace all of the previous online training courses.

The course is succinct, user-friendly and features the latest interactive technology, including case studies, practical scenarios and a quiz. It is suitable for coaches, administrators, officials, players, parents and spectators.

To keep up-to-date with the latest laws and information around child protection and discrimination we recommend that you do a refresher course every 1-2 years. To enrol in the new course by visiting Play by the Rules website.

If you would also like to keep updated with the latest news, events and programs around safe, fair and inclusive sport, subscribe to the free monthly Play by the Rules e-Bulletin by logging onto the Play by the Rules website and entering your name/email in the e-Bulletin sign up button.

Let Kids Be Kids

Poor sideline behaviour can have a significant impact on how much kids enjoy sport - it can even determine if our kids continue in sport. When you are a kid you want to have fun, be with your friends and be supported by parents and spectators. Listen to how poor sideline behaviour impacts on these kids! Visit Play by the Rules for more information.



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