Good day,

Thank you so much for your enquiry regarding AoFAQualifications centre Approval. Please follow below the Approval process.

Charges  - We require an advance payment of just £200+VAT for registration.

Approval Process

 Fill in the following forms:

C1 Centre application form.  (Please visit to obtain a full list of the qualifications we have on offer)

CT1 – Centre Trainer/Assessor/IQA/Marker Registration Form

(A separate IQA from the trainer is mandatory)

For each trainer include:

Up to date CVs.

Copy of relevant Regulated certificates. (If unregulated qualifications received application may be declined )  (please see qualification specification for occupational competence requirements)

Provide the following supporting documents:

Professional Indemnity and Public Liability insurance

Professional Indemnity - £1m minimum

Public Liability - £1m minimum

  • £3m for Centres wishing to deliver Security qualifications

If you do not already have insurance please go to our First Aid Insurance website; From there you can get comprehensive cover starting at £160. 

Membership to the AoFA


o join, visit: Fee is discounted at £80+VAT for the first year. (50% discounted if you choose to take out insurance with First Aid Insurance – see below).


The following policies are required when applying for Centre approval.  If you do not currently have these policies sample policies can be obtained from us for you to tailor to your company

Health and Safety Policy

Equal Opportunities Policy

Data Protection Policy

Learner Appeals Policy

Complaints Policy

Reasonable Adjustment Policy

Malpractice and Maladministration Policy

Conflict of Interest Policy

  • Risk Assessment policy for Centres wishing to deliver Security Qualifications