2014

british horseracing association
1st4sport Qualifications are delighted to announce that The British Horseracing Authority (BHA) have appointed us as the new official awarding body for the Racing and Breeding industries.
Booking is now open for the 1st4sport S/NVQ Workshop in Manchester on 17 September 2014.
Booking is now open for the 1st4sport Assessor Qualifications - Workforce Orientation and Standardisation Event on the 9 September in Birmingham.
New industry accolades recognises excellence in workforce development across the sector.
The 1st4sport Centre Recognition and Qualification Approval Conditions currently outline the requirements our centres are obliged to comply with.
We are pleased to confirm that we have now submitted our annual statement of compliance with our General Conditions of Recognition to Ofqual and also to the Welsh Government.
Over the past few years the 1st4sport Centre Portal has become a vital tool to support your administration of our qualifications. It is used on a daily basis by the majority of our centres to submit events and register and certify learners. We have listened to users about improvements that could be made to the system and we have been working for some time on an enhanced version which we hope will make your use of it more effective.
The Chartered Institute for the Management of Sport and Physical Activity (CIMSPA) and 1st4sport Qualifications have agreed to work together as partners in support of education and professional development in the sport and physical activity sector.
Would your study programme leaders benefit from an online support tool to help them with their curriculum planning?
Ofqual has launched a conversation with the public on how standards should be set for new GCSEs.
1st4sport Qualifications is delighted to announce that the new 1st4sport Endorsement Service is now available.
A chance to win your family a £100 Go Ape gift voucher*
Last year saw Tim Lord-Hopkins crowned 2013 Young Coach of the Year for, among other things, his inspirational work setting up the tennis Respect Programme, which also won Community Project of the Year in Hampshire 2012. We took the chance to find out a little bit more about this young 1st4sport Qualifications learner. The power sport can have in young people’s lives is something that shone through.
Staff and students at Salford City College celebrate winning a coveted “Further Education Oscar”, for Sport in the Curriculum.
Do you, or are you looking to, deliver any of the 1st4sport Physical Education and School Sport Suite of qualifications?
Following the success of the NVQ workshops run in 2013, we are delighted to announce we will be holding a workshop in February 2014 to support centres to facilitate 1st4sport NVQs.