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Assessor Hub

Below are the relevant documents you need to deliver BHS assessments available to download.

  • Last reviewed: 22nd May 2024

For assessments that remain centrally organised by the BHS, we have added the links for the online candidate feedback forms below. 

Policies

Please ensure you are familiar with our current policies and guidance documents. We are currently reviewing our policies and procedures and therefore not all of our policies are listed below.

If you are looking for a policy or guidance not listed, please contact the Education Team. If you have any queries about how these policies affect your role as an assessor, please contact the Education Team.

Some of these policies are restricted access. Please do not share.

Assessor Guidance
Assessor Updates

Summary of email communications and updates sent from the Education Team

Assessor Training
  • 2024 - save the date! 

When: Thursday 26 September 2024

Where: Aintree International Equestrian Centre, Liverpool L9 5AS

If you are attending please confirm your attendance so we understand numbers.

If you are not attending please confirm in writing by emailing jenny.wall@bhs.org.uk 

Further details to follow. As per your contract, we ask that all assessors attend this annual standardisation training. It is an important part of the assessing role and enables assessors to be cognisant with the latest syllabi, guidelines, policies and assessing techniques.

 

Evening online sessions

Julian Campbell will be hosting some evening sessions via Teams.

Covering a range of topics these sessions are an opportunity for assessors to gain clarification or simply engage in discussion with fellow assessors.

Please note they are not mandatory to attend, however your support of these sessions is very much appreciated. Each session will be allocated 1 CPD point for APCs.

  • TBC Translator Guidance. For working with translators to include documentation and recording.  

Previous Training

Centre Guidance
Qualification Specifications (Syllabus)
Recognition of Prior Learning

You may be asked to complete an Assessor Endorsement or Assessor Verification for a learner that is applying for direct entry to BHS Assessment via Recognition of Prior Experiential Learning. 

Assessor Information - Direct Entry RPEL 04.2023

Assessments

Ride Safe

The Ride Safe assessment is now delivered under our Challenge Awards model. We now accept the Ride Safe Silver Challenge Award to support candidates progressing through the Ride assessments. You can deliver this award if you are listed as a Challenge Awards Trainer. 

Stage 1 (Care and Ride)

We have developed our assessment model which allows our Stage 1 Care and Stage 1 Ride assessments to be delivered at a BHS Approved Riding School. This will be organised by the centre (and the centre will contact you), or the BHS. 

We also organise Stage 1 assessments.

Submitting results: Please email education@bhs.org.uk to inform us of any absent candidates as currently this cannot be logged on the online form

Stage 2 (Care, Lunge, Ride and Coaching)

Stage 2 Care, Lunge and Ride and Coaching assessments are held at BHS Assessment centres and organised by the BHS. 

Submitting results: Please email education@bhs.org.uk to inform us of any absent candidates as currently this cannot be logged on the online form

Stage 3 (Care, Lunge, Ride and Coaching)

Stage 3 Care, Lunge and Ride and Coaching assessments are held at BHS Assessment centres and organised by the BHS. 

Submitting results: Please email education@bhs.org.uk to inform us of any absent candidates as currently this cannot be logged on the online form

Stage 4 Care, Lunge and Ride

Stage 4 Care, Lunge and Ride assessments are held at BHS Assessment centres and organised by the BHS. 

Submitting results: Please email education@bhs.org.uk to inform us of any absent candidates as currently this cannot be logged on the online form

Stage 4 Management

Stage 4  Senior Management

We have developed our assessment model for Stage 4 Senior Management to allow candidates to be assessed via video call. An assessment centre is not required and the assessment will be arranged by the BHS. The candidate must book their assessment through the BHS. You can only assess these if you have been selected in the assessor 'sort'. 

Submitting results: Please email education@bhs.org.uk to inform us of any absent candidates as currently this cannot be logged on the online form

Stage 4 Coaching

The Stage 4 Coaching assessments are centrally organised by the BHS. You can only assess these if you have been selected in the assessor 'sort'. 

Submitting results: Please email education@bhs.org.uk to inform us of any absent candidates as currently this cannot be logged on the online form

Performance Care And Management

New syllabus 

Unit 2: Literature Review, Unit 3: Business Management Skills and Unit 4: Business Management Presentation 

  • Unit 2, 3 and 4 candidate feedback sheet (online form) - to follow 
Ride Leader

Riding Out assessments are held at BHS Assessment centres and organised by the BHS. 

Submitting results: Please email education@bhs.org.uk to inform us of any absent candidates as currently this cannot be logged on the online form