Spectator Safety

Level 2 Award in Understanding Stewarding at Spectator Events
Level 2 NVQ Certificate in Spectator Safety
Level 3 NVQ Certificate in Spectator Safety
Level 2 Award in Understanding Stewarding at Spectator Events

Who is this qualification for?

This qualification is aimed at individuals who wish to work as a steward in the Active Leisure, Learning and Well-being sector. This may include events such as sports, music festivals, concerts, parades or carnivals. It covers how to prepare for events, control entry and exit of customers, identify and deal with crowd problems and respond to emergencies.

How long will it take?

The total qualification time for this qualification is 50 hours, of this 40 are recommended as guided learning hours.

Topics covered

These include how stewards prepare for spectator events, controlling the entry, exit and movement of spectators at events, monitoring crowds and responding to potential crowd problems at spectator events and responding to injuries, illnesses and other emergencies in active leisure and learning.

Level 2 NVQ Certificate in Spectator Safety

Who is this qualification for?

This qualification is aimed at individuals working or wishing to work in the match day and events stewarding industry.

The qualification meets the requirements laid out in the Football Licensing Authority’s Guide to Safety at Sports Grounds (known as the Green Guide).

How long will it take?

The total qualification time for this qualification is 290 hours, of which 85 are recommended as guided learning hours

Topics covered

These include prepare for stewarding activities, identify and deal with physical hazards, know how to prepare for stewarding activities, how to identify and deal with physical hazards, how to search the venue for suspect items, control the entry and exit of people at events, provide people with information and help them with other problems and how to search people for unauthorised items.

Level 3 NVQ Certificate in Spectator Safety

Who is this qualification for?

This qualification is aimed at individuals working in the spectator safety industry wishing to gain a nationally recognised and regulated qualification in spectator safety supervision.

How long will it take?

The total qualification time for this qualification is 240 hours, of which 110 are recommended as guided learning hours. Depending on which optional units are chosen, the guided learning hours may increase.

Topics covered

These include know how to prepare stewards and venues for spectator events, know how to allocate responsibilities to stewards, be able to allocate responsibilities to stewards, know how to brief stewards on arrangements for the event, how to check the venue before the event and be able to check the venue before the event..