About this course


Never has it been more important to ensure the safety, security and success of events at sporting venues. If you work in this area, you know that its essential to be one step ahead with training and development. 

Working with our wider partners in government and other professional bodies, this course gives up-to-date advice on improving the safety and security of sporting venues for any event. 

Ensuring a risk-based approach is a critical activity which is explored and embedded throughout this course. From the public travelling to the venue, enjoying the event and getting home again. The course considers both normal and emergency conditions at every phase to achieve good planning and management, ensuring event success.


To provide those involved in safety at sporting venues with an appreciation of legislation and good practice in the planning, organising and operating of events.

Learning Outcomes

  • Identify the appropriate legislation and guidance relevant to safety at events in sports venues
  • Calculate safe capacities, densities and crowd flows
  • Produce policies relevant to a venue for the management of a safe event
  • Understand the importance of communication and decision making
  • Describe the key elements of audits and inspections

Who is This Course For?

The course will appeal to anyone involved in planning and managing public safety at sporting venues. For Safety Officers there is a requirement to hold a Level 4 NVQ in Spectator Safety Management. We provide the qualification and a five-day course in support of the knowledge required to obtain the qualification. 

What's Included

  • 1 night's accommodation
  • Breakfast
  • Lunch
  • Dinner
  • Refreshments
  • Online training materials

Course Details & Booking

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