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Level 3

1st4sport Level 3 Award in End-Point Assessment Principles

This qualification will be withdrawn from 31 March 2023

1st4sport are a regulated awarding organisation and under our conditions of recognition we are required to continually review and update all regulated qualifications. This is to ensure they remain fit for purpose and are valid, current and have a place in the current market. The most recent review has identified that this qualification is no longer meeting those criteria and should not continue to be made available to complete. 


Qualification number
SFA/LAD funding code


Required age
24 +

Learning hours

Guided learning hours
Total qualification hours

Key dates

Operational start date
Qualification review date
Certification end date


Dives deeper into the functions of end-point assessment and the roles and responsibilities, including the planning process, recording and reporting decisions, quality assurance requirements and identifying professional development opportunities for apprentices. Your learners will learn how to manage risk factors when conducting an end-point assessment, how to manage disputes when marking, grading and recording the outcomes and how to communicate appropriately with relevant stakeholders.

The qualification is supported by the British Horseracing Authority - the National Governing Body for horseracing - and Northern Racing College

Note that your learners must be able to demonstrate the industry experience specified in the assessment plan of each standard they are deployed to end-point assess.

For qualified and experienced assessors to help them expand their assessment skills and confirm their competency as an Independent End-Point Assessor

Qualification Progression

Qualification progression may include the Level 4 Award in Internal Quality Assurance of Assessment Processes and Practices.

Successful learners will be qualified to seek employment in appropriate paid or voluntary end-point assessment roles within their specialist subject area.

Level 3

1st4sport Level 3 Award in End-Point Assessment Principles

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