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We develop and award industry-recognised qualifications for the sport, physical activity and health and leisure sectors

1st4sport are an awarding organisation recognised and regulated in England by the Office of the Qualifications and Examinations Regulator (Ofqual). We are further regulated in Wales by Qualifications Wales, and in Northern Ireland by the Council for the Curriculum, Examinations and Assessment (CCEA).

We offer a vast selection of high-quality vocational qualifications, technical qualifications and apprenticeships for schools, colleges and independent training providers.

Recognised centres
Sports/ Activities

Featured qualifications

Level 2

1st4sport Level 2 Community Activator Coach Diploma (Sport and Physical Activity)

Prepares learners to plan, deliver and evaluate sport and activity sessions within a community setting, with a focus on working with inactive participants

Level 2

1st4sport Level 2 Award in Understanding Stewarding at Spectator Events

Prepares learners to enter the spectator safety sector as a steward

Level 2

1st4sport Level 2 Certificate in Supporting Physical Activity and Sport within the School Environment

Ensures that learners have the knowledge, confidence and skills to support the delivery of safe and inclusive curricular and extra-curricular physical education and sport programmes to children and young people

Become a recognised centre

Interested in educating your students or workforce on key roles and skills within the sport, physical activity, and active leisure sector? To deliver a qualification, your organisation must first apply to become a 1st4sport recognised centre.

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End-point assessments (EPA)

By partnering with 1st4sport, you'll be able to take advantage of our experienced and qualified assessors throughout England and get access to invaluable tools, resources and support.

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1st4sport provides us with a range of industry-recognised qualifications that give our learners the best chance of being employed.

Matt Burrows, Senior Sector Head for Sport and 14-16 Direct Entry, South Devon College

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