1st4sport Level 3 Award in the Principles of Transporting Horses on Long Journeys

Qualification Number

 601/5038/5

Credit Value (Guided Learning Hours)

3 (20)

SFA/LAD Funding Code

601/5038/5

Entry Age

16

Qualification Operational Start Date

01/12/2014

Qualification Review Date

31/05/2021

Qualification Structure

See Structure

Supporting Materials

See Materials

Qualification Specification

Download

Learner Record of Achievement

Download

 This qualification is equivalent to Level 4 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 the British Racing Authority (BHA), the 1st4sport Level 3 Award in the Principles of Transporting Horses on Long Journeys provides 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 long journeys exceeding 8 hours. The qualification will give the learner the skills and knowledge required to transport horses safely and legally as either a Attendant or an Attendant/Driver.

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

Learners are required to:

  • have been accurately identified*
  • be at least 16 years of age
  • able to communicate effectively in English (listening, speaking, reading and writing).

 NB. It is recommended that potential learners have an interest in the area and/or some experience to ensure that this is the correct qualification for them.

 * The identify check must be completed in the course induction

The learner must successfully achieve 3 credits by completing one of two units.

Unit Title

Reference No.

GLH

Credit

1

Transport horses by road on long journeys– Attendant

F/601/7846

 20

3

2

Transport horses by road on long journeys – Attendant/Driver

H/601/7807

20

3

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
  • Online assessment

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]

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 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.