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The Level 4 Instructor Qualification is intended for those who already run an existing club or organisation and wish to enhance their skills with a view to expansion or for those who may be taking up a senior position within a governing body. The Level 4 qualification enhances previous knowledge and moves the student through many more issues and potential pitfalls they may encounter. It holds a level of attainment equivalent to a Seventh Level qualification as recognised by National Qualifications Framework (NQF) akin to Masters Degree Level as recognised by Qualifications and Curriculum Development Agency (QCDA). As a minimum a candidate wishing to enrol must have as a minimum the following:

  • 12 Years training within martial arts
  • Hold a minimum rank of 5th Degree Black Belt (5th Dan) or equivalent
  • Have attained a Level 3 Instructor Qualification
  • Be currently teaching martial arts within a recognised club or organisation
  • Hold a valid Enhanced CRB check
  • Hold a valid first aid qualification
  • Have as a minimum valid Instructor Insurance, Personal Indemnity and Public Liability Insurance