In order to complete your application, the following documents are required:
a. Completed Application Form,
b. Character Reference Letter from either previous / current school or previous / current golf club or work, only 1 letter is required (Please provide writer name, position held, phone numbers, e-mail address and name of writer organisation in the letter),
c. A motivation letter from the applicant detailing (Applicable to Junior Golf Academy):
1. The reason for the application
2. Their aspirations for the future
3. What they will do for the opportunity
d. Latest available school results (If applying for PGA Golf Diploma or Junior Golf Academy),
e. Certified Matric Certificate (If applying for PGA Golf Diploma or Greenkeeping program),
f. Certified ID copy (RSA residents) or Certified Passport copy (International students) to be submitted;
g. A Golf Assessment (If applying for PGA Golf Diploma or Junior Golf Academy or Elite Golf Program): Applicants please send your golf swing videos via WhatsApp to +27(0)79 448 6690, for golf swing assessment purpose.
Please see requirements for Video Analysis as follows:
- Full swing with medium iron (Down the line view)
- Full swing with medium iron (Face on view)
- Full swing with Driver (Down the line view)
- Full swing with Driver (Face on view)
h. A copy of a Study Permit (only applicable when the applicant is a foreign student, who is not in possession of SA citizenship or permanent residency).
i. International students need to ensure they apply for a valid study permit in advance, before commencing studies at BSI. BSI CAN NOT apply for study permits on behalf of any students.
j. Please note an additional once-off International Student Levy of ZAR9, 000 is payable by all international students,
k. Please note the international student levy is not applicable to South African passport holders / Permanent Residents. However if a South African passport holder applies with foreign qualifications, then a fee of ZAR5, 000 for SAQA evaluation (1 submission application) will apply.
l. International students need to have medical / health cover to cover their whole study period in South Africa,
m. Note: BSI does not discriminate any person based on their race or ethnicity. The only reason you are required to complete questions related to race or ethnicity is that it is mandatory for statistical purposes of SA citizenship, as well as for records with the Department of Education (applicable to PGA Golf Diploma only).