Adult Learning


London Vocational College

Spectator Safety

This Spectator Safety qualification is suitable for those people who are or wish to work within events and crowd control such as football matches, festivals, concerts, festivals, racecourses, arenas, shopping centres and other publicly attended mass gatherings as: – Safety Steward, Security Officer, Turnstile Operators, Response Stewards, Event Assistant
This accredited qualification is aimed at learners who wish to gain a nationally recognised and accredited qualification in spectator safety. The qualification meets the requirements laid out in the Football Licensing Authority’s Guide to Safety at Sports Grounds (known as the Green Guide).  
This qualification provides learners with the knowledge skills and understanding, to enable them demonstrate competence in Spectator Safety.
To complete this qualification, learners must have a recognised First Aid qualification before the qualification can be certificated.

Our Current Programme offer is:

Certificate in Spectator Safety - Level 2

Course Profile

The purpose of this qualification is to confirm occupational competence and provide learners, with the knowledge, skills and understanding required to take up roles within the stewarding and spectator safety industry.
This qualification aims to:
Focus on the study of the Stewarding and Spectator Safety industry
Offer breadth and depth of study, incorporating a key core of knowledge
Provide opportunities to acquire a number of practical and technical skills.

The objectives of this qualification are to help develop skills and competence to:

– Prepare for spectator events
– Assist with the movement of spectators and deal with crowd issues at events
– Manage and resolve conflicts
– Deal with incidents at spectator events
– Support the work of your team and organisation.

Course Content

The course covers a number of modules including preparation for stewarding activities, identifying and dealing with physical hazards, knowing how to prepare for stewarding activities, how to search the venue for suspect items and controlling the entry and exit of people at events. It also covers how to provide people with information and help them with other problems as well as how to search people for unauthorised items.

In order to achieve this certificate, learners are required to complete the following seven mandatory units:
– Preparing for spectator events
– Assisting with the movement of spectators

– Dealing with crowd issues at events
– Managing and resolving conflicts
– Dealing with incidents at spectator events
– Supporting the work of the team and organisation
– ACT Counter Terrorism eLearning

Application Process

Applications for vacancies are completed by filling in the application form and sending the form to  this email: [email protected].

All applicants will need a pre-assessment or interview, review of prior qualifications and experience for suitability of the role.

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Important Information

Entry Requirements

While there are specific requirements for each course in general the basic requirements for a programme is:

  • Currently, live in England    
  • Resident in the UK with a visa for the duration of the course   
  • Must be aged 18+    

More specific requirements if any will be discussed with you when you contact us.

Delivery Model And Duration

All programmes will be delivered using one of the following methods:

  • Face to face in a classroom
  • Online using MS Teams
  • Blended – a combination of face to face and online

The duration of programmes will also vary based on their level and type.  Typical durations are:

  • Certificates up to 6 months
  • Diplomas up to 12 months

The nature of the assessment will vary based on the course you are doing and the level. In the main the methods of assessment will be:

  • Examinations 
  • Portfolio

Our programmes are designed to support learners to the next step.  As a result, we are working hard with you to get you to either:

  • A job
  • An apprenticeship
  • A higher level programme

If you are already in work, we would like to see you progress by:

  • A promotion
  • A salary increases
  • A new job