1st4sport Level 2 Award in Applying Health and Well-being Principles Through Physical Activity

Qualification Number 601/8490/5
GLH (TQT) 14 (16)
SFA/LAD Funding Code 601/8490/5
Entry age 14
Qualification Operational Start Date 1 April 2016
Qualification Review Date 31 March 2018
Certification End Date 31 March 2020
Qualification Registration Period 2 years
Qualification Specification Download
Qualification Purpose Statement Download

This qualification is equivalent to Level 3 on the European Qualifications Framework (EQF)*.

To find out how to apply to deliver this qualification see the How to Apply section. There are no costs involved in applying or becoming a 1st4sport recognised centre.

Developed in partnership with Premier Education, the 1st4sport Level 2 Award in Applying Health and Well-being Principles Through Physical Activity is appropriate for learners over 14 years of age with an interest in ensuring health and well being to be considered as a priority in the delivery of physical activity sessions.

Successful achievement of the qualification enables learners to apply the principles of health and well being to a range of participant groups supporting healthy lifestyles in early years, children, young adults, adults and older adults.

The qualification has been designed specifically to support the Health Agenda whilst also encouraging participation in-line with the Sport England Participation Agenda.


*Please note there may be exceptions to the above. Further information about the EQF can be found on the EQF Portal.

Prior to registration, learners are required to:

  • be aged 14 years or over
  • hold or be working towards a regulated level 2 qualification in leadership, coaching teaching or instructing
  • be able to communicate effectively in English* (this includes listening, speaking, reading and writing).

* Learners must be able to understand the requirements of the qualification and the information within the qualification materials in English without assistance. Where there is demand, this qualification may also be available in Welsh or Irish.

This qualification consists of two mandatory components. Learners must successfully complete both components to achieve the qualification.

Title Unit Accreditation Number GLH
Health and well being principles D/508/2337 9
Health and well being application through physical activity H/508/2338 5

Unlike many other awarding bodies, who just supply you with the basic qualification standards, we go that extra mile to support you by providing:

  • full and comprehensive Learner Portfolios, which include a full set of structured learning and assessment tasks to help you deliver and assess the qualification
  • tutor/assessor guidance notes, which include sample answers to support you when assessing your students
  • online qualification administration, enabling you to process learners quickly and effectively, and making the records we hold on your learners accessible to you at the click of a mouse.

For recognised centres and tutors, the qualification is supported by the following resources:

  • generic administrative guidance and tools for recognised centres
  • Qualification Specification outlining the requirements of delivering and assessing the qualification
  • 1st4sport Level 2 Award in Applying Health and Well-being Principles Through Physical Activity Delivery, Assessment and Internal Quality Assurance Approach, providing support for Tutors, Assessors and Internal Quality Assurance staff involved in the delivery of this qualification.

Fees are charged per learner and provide registration and certification for the qualification, as well as a 1st4sport Learner Pack, learning resources and certificate. Centre recognition, qualification approval and annual centre fees may also be applicable.

If you would like to offer this qualification, please contact [email protected]4sportqualifications.com

This qualification sits on the Regulated Qualifications Framework (RQF). Further information about the benefits of the framework can be found by visiting the Ofqual website.

All learners being registered for RQF qualifications are required to have a Unique Learner Number (ULN) issued by the Learner Register. To be approved to offer this RQF qualification, you will need to demonstrate that you can access and verify learners’ ULNs with the Learner Register. For more information about this process, please visit the Learning Records Service website.

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