1st4sport Level 3 Award in the Principles of Transporting Horses by Road on Short Journeys

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The objective of the 1st4sport Level 3 Award in the Principles of Transporting Horses by Road on Short Journeys is to provide a benefit to learners who already work with horses or are wishing to work with horses and want to gain a qualification to enable them to transport horses on short journeys over 65km (40 miles) but not exceeding 8 hours. The 1st4sport Level 3 Award in the Principles of Transporting Horses by Road on Short Journeys will give the learner the skills and knowledge required to transport horses safely and legally.

This qualification is supported by the BHA as the trade association and employers for Horseracing in the UK. Technical experts from within the BHA have provided technical advice in the development of the qualification.

This qualification is designed for individuals who already work with horses or are wishing to work with horses and want to gain a qualification to enable them to transport horses on short journeys over 65km (40 miles) but not exceeding 8 hours.

Following achievement of the 1st4sport Level 3 Award in the Principles of Transporting Horses by Road on Short Journeys, learners will be able to progress to the following job roles:

  • Attendant / Driver

The achievement of this qualification allows learners to legally transport horses on journeys over 65km (40 miles) but not exceeding 8 hours.

Recognised centres offering this qualification determine their own fees, and they will vary from centre to centre. The fees charged should entitle you to a programme of learning and assessment, registration and certification for the qualification, a 1st4sport Learner Pack and an appropriate learning resource. For further information on the costs of courses, please contact a recognised centre.

Opportunities for funding may be available via a recognised centre, if you are eligible.