Working in Safety Advisory Groups

Course Details

The official course from the guidance authors

Safety Advisory Groups are critical in supporting events through the detail of ensuring safe, secure and successful events. It is therefore important members of the Safety Advisory Group are competant to advise.

As with the UK Good Practice Guide, the course is designed to ensure consistency across Safety Advisory Groups. It explores roles and responsibilities of the Group and its members. It includes case studies focusing on lessons learned from past events.

What our customers say:

"The trainer had an excellent knowledge of the subject. All answers were clearly explained and understood. Friendly and competent". Candice Watson, Kent Fire and Rescue Service

"Very good course, answered all questions in a great manor and easy to understand". Danny Wood, Kent County Council

Who should attend?

All those who are members and involved with Safety Advisory Groups.


To enable delegates to apply a consistent approach to their roles within a Safety Advisory Group.


By the end of this event you will be able to:

  • Determine appropriate terms of reference for Safety Advisory Groups

  • Explain the roles of members of the Safety Advisory Group

  • Apply the legislation and guidance on licensing and safety certification

  • Apply the relevant guidance to determine safe capacities for a range of venues and events

Pre-attendance requirements:

You may benefit from attendance on Introduction to Crowd Safety Management before attending this course. This requirement may be waived if you consider yourself to have relevant professional experience to progress directly to this course. In such a case you will benefit from the completion of an ‘on-line’ pre attendance module covering background material prior to arrival for your course.


Members may wish to specialise in various areas and you may wish to consider: