Industry-specific qualifications

Choose a wide range of qualifications to deliver, not just the coaching qualifications for which we are recognised as the market leader.

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There is a variety of Apprenticeship Frameworks within the sector for which we can provide you with qualifications to make up a full Apprenticeship or a significant part of one.

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Physical Education and School Sport

These qualifications develop learners’ knowledge and skills to support teachers with the delivery of PE and sport activities in a school environment.

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Spectator Safety

Essential qualifications for any spectator safety programme. Includes the only accredited qualification currently available that introduces learners to the principles of dealing with incidents involving pyrotechnic devices.

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Ideal qualifications to help your learners develop their sport-specific leadership skills.

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Support and Guidance for your Planning

Our ongoing consultancy service provides you with support and guidance with curriculum planning, including how to embed our qualifications within your existing sports study programmes.

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We are the only awarding organisation with an extensive portfolio of coaching qualifications, many of which are part of a UK Coaching Certificate (UKCC) endorsed coach education programme.

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Developing and awarding qualifications for the active leisure and learning industry.

1st4sport Qualifications is an awarding body recognised and regulated in England by the Office of the Qualifications and Examinations Regulator (Ofqual), who also regulate vocational qualifications in Northern Ireland. We are further regulated in Wales by The Welsh Government and in Scotland by the Scottish Qualifications Authority (SQA) Accreditation. We specialise in offering vocational and occupational qualifications in the active leisure, learning and well-being sector.

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Motor Sport

April will see the first delivery of the 1st4sport Level 2 Certificate in Coaching Participation Motor Sport (QCF) and 1st4sport Level 2 Certificate in Coaching Performance Motor Sport (QCF) developed in partnership with the Motor Sport Association.

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Primary Focus

Many education professionals empathise with teachers about their rising workloads, and more often than not, physical education is forced to take a back seat…

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It’s not just our ability to provide credible, nationally regulated qualifications that makes us an excellent option; 1st4sport Qualifications is your best choice of awarding organisation for a number of reasons.

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