The Hawkhills

Easingwold, York

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2 Days

09:00 - 17:00



Course Information


Events can vary in size from one venue to another, which is why the risks involved can also vary dramatically, which is why continuous training is essential. 

Pre-planning for an event will significantly influence the success of the event and the way in which a major incident should be handled, delve into how you can make this happen with this specialised course. 

Developed to make sure you don’t miss anything vital from your planning, this course covers how to produce a qualitative risk assessment of a site, evaluation of safety and security features, planning and stakeholder requirements. Using case studies, discussion and evaluation, our experienced Associates will outline the principle guidelines and regulations for safety and contingency planning for events, describe the key elements of a contingency plan and the benefits of multi–agency cooperation in the planning of events leaving you confident in your plan and abilities.

Public Safety at Festivals & Mass Gatherings

Who is This Course For?

The course is for anyone who has a principle role in planning for and managing safety at events. It is also suitable for those who represent organisations with stakeholder input to the safety planning and management process. 

We recommend that you attend Introduction to Crowd and Safety Management before attending this course.

Aim & Objectives


To provide those with responsibility for the safety of crowds at festivals and mass gatherings with an appreciation of good practice in the planning, organising and operating of events.


By the end of this course, participants will be able to:

  • Outline the principle guidelines and regulations for safety and contingency planning for events
  • Produce a qualitative risk assessment of a site in order to determine its suitability for an event
  • Evaluate the safety features of an event proposal
  • Describe the key elements of a contingency plan for a proposed event
  • Explain the benefits of multi–agency co–operation in the planning of events
  • Identify good practice and lessons from events and incident case studies

Benefits for Delegates

  • You’ll have an extended knowledge of legislation and guidance around events

  • By the end of the course you will see improved confidence and competence to carry out the duties of your role

  • You will have developed the tools needed to undertake risk management and crowd safety management

Benefits for Organisations

  • Provides organisations who plan or deliver events with trained and competent staff

  • Staff will have a background knowledge of good practice around multi-agency working

  • Provides statutory agencies with knowledge of events in order to assess event plans or advise organisers about safe events

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  • 2 days

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  • Up to 16 delegates

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  • Max 200 delegates

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Crowd & Event Safety and Security

Crowd & Event Safety and Security

Crowd & Event Safety and Security