Qualification Development

Interested in developing a qualification with us?

With 1st4sport Qualifications as your partner, you can choose from a variety of options designed to meet your needs. Several packages are available to choose from, including a fully bespoke package, tailored to meet all qualifications needs (Package D). All the packages we offer are detailed below.


Service Offer


Use us as your awarding body for existing qualifications/programmes you offer Stand alone service or with any other package


Place your qualifications on the appropriate qualifications framework In addition to package A


Take advantage of our consultancy to develop best-practice qualifications, learning programmes and added-value resources Stand-alone service or with menu A and/or B


Pick ‘n’ mix from: awarding body services; qualification development; resource development; internal accreditation; course authorisation; resource despatch; learner registration; financial processing; delivery centre approval; quality assurance; data collection; course evaluation; warehousing; and distribution. Choose “a-la-carte” services from any of the packages on offer

What makes us different?

Working in true partnership, we’re much more than an awarding body. By building an alliance to suit you, we could provide the perfect-match solution you’re looking for.

As well as potentially earning income on every registration, the financial benefits for you really add up:

  • save on administration and production costs by outsourcing your awarding body function
  • benefit from our economies of scale – eliminate expensive overheads
  • receive industry best-practice as standard
  • capitalise on our relationships with SkillsActive, CIMSPA and Ofqual
  • take advantage of our quality assurance expertise
  • reap the rewards of our marketing and delivery infrastructure.

So what are you waiting for?

“1st4sport qualifications offered us a workable solution. Working in partnership, we were able to get our courses accredited and on the national framework.”

Paul Moss, Coach Education Manager, British Triathlon Federation

Let’s get it right – our consultancy will help you develop winning qualifications.

> Find how we make this happen for other organisations.

For more information about 1st4sport Qualifications partnerships or to explore a cost-benefit analysis, call the qualifications development team on 0113 290 7610 or download our promotional flyer (PDF).

If you are interested in putting forward a qualification proposal please complete the Qualifications Proposal Form and submit using the email address provided. 

To see how we’ve helped our partners to develop their qualifications take a look at our case studies.