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History & Background of the PGA of Canada
PGA Training Academy
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Credit value: 0.5 Core Credit* (This course is one of the core courses required to be taken by members in their first year of training)
Cost: $100
Delivery Method: Asynchronous eLearning
Course Duration: Approximately 60 minutes
Course Availability: All Year

This asynchronous online course will take you approximately 60 - 90 minutes to compete and covers major areas of golf history in Canada including ; a brief background of golf, the evolution of golf professionals, significant moments in our 100+ year history and some of our associations greatest players and historical figures.

The content for the course was developed with passion and dedication from a team of experts including subject matter expertise from Karen Hewson, former director of the Canadian Golf Hall of Fame and Museum.

Course Learning Outcomes
In this course, you will;

    Understand the storied history of the PGA of Canada
Demonstrate their knowledge of the entire scope of advantages available to PGA professionals
    Identify the PGA of Canada brand and the position of the association globally
Explain the services, programs, support, and benefits available to PGA of Canada member
Evaluation Methods
Successful completion of this course for credits is dependent on completion of the course content (approximately 60 minutes in length). The final grade is calculated solely on the knowledge check - an online, multiple choice quiz.  The passing grade for this course is 70%  and those results must be achieved in 3 quiz attempts.
Course Policies
Quiz Reattempt Policy
Learners have a maximum of three attempts to successfully pass the course knowledge check.

If the course passing grade is not achieved after the 3rd attempt, the learner will receive a grade of "Not Yet" and not receive credit for this course.

"Not Yet" Policy

Any learner who does not meet the equivalent passing grade, does not meet the late policy, resubmission policy, missed time policy or contravene the Academy Integrity policy in a given course will receive no credit ("Not Yet") for that course.

Any learner that receives a "Not Yet" grade and is choosing/required to re-take the course will be able to do so at 50% cost of the course registration fee.

Refund Policy for Online Courses – Asynchronous:

Within 7 days of registration – full refund
Within 30 days of registration – half refund of the course
After 30 days of registration - $0 refund"

*any member who is 50% or more through a PGA Training Academy course will receive a $0 refund. 
*any failing grade for a course will receive a $0 refund.

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