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About Us

1st4sport is an Industry Specialist Recognised Awarding Organisation*

We offer sector-specific qualifications, pathways, and a range of relevant high-performing educational services; underpinned by leading digital solutions. We develop and deploy qualifications in partnership with governing bodies of sport and other sector-specific professional organisations. 

Our knowledge of the industry and our continuous cross-sector network enable us to understand the direction of the sector.

Our Involvement...

...helps shape the sector. We are here to support and guide the needs of our partners, centres, industry employers and representative organisations on their qualification journeys.

Our Mission...

...is to deliver excellent educational solutions and value-added services to sport, physical activity and the active leisure industry.

Our Direction...

...is to support the ongoing professionalisation of our industry, supporting employment, growth, sustainability and success. We embrace performance, participation and health agendas. Our objective is to continue to support our respected partners, providers and learners.

*Regulated in:

  • England by the Office of the Qualifications and Examinations Regulatory (Ofqual)
  • Wales by Qualifications Wales
  • Northern Ireland by the Council for the Curriculum, Examination and Assessment (CCEA) Regulation.