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Level: 2

Location: Workplace

Years: 1

Weeks: 6

Hours: 12.00

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Tuition (£): 0.00*

Interview: N

Course Summary

This qualification is aimed at anyone working, or wishing to work, as a safety steward at live events, such as sporting or musical events.

The qualification also provides a mandatory component of the Intermediate Apprenticeship in Spectator Safety and meets the requirements laid out in the Football Licensing Authority's Guide to Safety at Sports Grounds (known as the Green Guide), along with other related safety guides.

Planned start dates for this course are in:

  • September
  • February

Bespoke training dates are also available on request.

Entry requirements

You are required to have Level 1 Maths and English or equivalent qualifications, plus good communication skills and a commitment to the role.


Course Content

This qualification provides an assessment of knowledge and competence across the following areas:

  • Preparing for spectator events
  • Controlling the entry, exit and movement of people at spectator events
  • Monitoring spectators and dealing with crowd problems
  • Supporting the work of the team and organisation
  • Helping to manage conflict
  • Dealing with accidents and emergencies

How will I be assessed?

Because this is a competency-based qualification, the majority of evidence will be gathered through learner observation, products of work and questioning.  However, for some units contained within the qualification, simulation is permitted.

Are there any additional costs or specialist equipment required?

There are no additional costs involved.

What can I do after this course?

You can utilise this certificate to work as a qualified and competent live event steward.  However, if you wish to continue your educational development, the following qualifications may be of interest:

  • Level 3 Certificate in Spectator Safety
  • Level 1 Award in First Aid at Work
  • Level 2 in Working as a CCTV Operator

Derby College offers a range of courses relating to the security industry. Please see our prospectus for full listings and details.


* Tuition - This figure is the tuition fee to be paid - There are no concessionary fees available.

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