International Award in Spectator Safety (6850)

Last Updated: 22 Sep 2016

Stewards play a key role in the sports and entertainment industry as they make it possible for millions of people to enjoy themselves in a safe environment.

The International Awards in Spectator Safety are aimed at stewards and supervisors who are in charge of managing spectators in all manner of situations, including sports events, concerts and festivals. The content is based on recognised UK industry standards in stewarding but is generic enough to be tailored to any country's specific needs and legislation.

The International Awards in Spectator Safety are aimed at stewards and supervisors who are in charge of managing spectators in all manner of situations, including sports events, concerts and festivals.

The qualifications aim to demonstrate that the candidate has the knowledge of the main legislation, regulation or guidance that affects the work of a spectator event steward, the roles required to be undertaken by the spectator event steward, along with the reasons for providing stewards at spectator events.

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    General Information

    What Is Involved In Studying This Course?

    Depending on which qualification you take, you'll cover things like:

    • Identifying the roles of a spectator safety steward
    • Enabling the movement of spectators
    • Handling potential conflicts.

    These qualifications are both assessed by a practical assignment, which contains a mix of short answer questions, and practical observations of stewards carrying out typical stewarding or supervising activities.

    What Careers Can This Lead To?

    On completion of this qualification, candidates may progress into employment. 

    What Is Involved With Delivering This Course?

    To deliver these qualifications you will need qualified assessors - you can train internal members of staff or recruit specially.

    You will also need suitable facilities to carry out the required training to enable learners to achieve industry standards.

    Centres must have access to sufficient equipment in the centre or workplace to ensure candidates have the opportunity to cover all of the practical activities. It is acceptable for centres to use specially designated areas within a centre for the practical units. The centre would be expected to have the use of a stadium or arena, or relevant environment particular to the event in question.

    These qualifications are both assessed by a practical assignment, which contains a mix of short answer questions, and practical observations of stewards carrying out typical stewarding or supervising activities. The assessments are designed to test both subject knowledge and practical skills.

    There are no formal entry requirements but centres should carry out initial assessments of candidate achievement to assess their suitability. To find all the resource requirements, download the qualification handbook from the centre documents section.

    Level 1

    The International Award in Spectator Safety requires candidates to:

    • Identify the roles of a spectator safety steward
    • Work effectively with others
    • Assist with the preparation for spectator events
    • Enable the movement of spectators
    • Handle potential conflicts.

    The International Award in Supervising Spectator Safety requires candidates to:

    • Develop effective working relationships
    • Prepare for spectator events
    • Control the movement of spectators
    • Manage potential conflicts.

    For more information, download the qualification handbook from the centre documents section.

    What Careers Can This Lead To?

    On completion of this qualification, candidates may progress into employment.

    International Award in Spectator Safety (6850-02)

    Last Registration Date: 31 Mar 2019

    International Award in Spectator Safety

    • Accreditation No: Data unavailable This is a reference number related to UK accreditation framework
    • Type: VRQ This is categorisation to help define qualification attributes e.g. type of assessment
    • Credits: Data unavailable Credits are a measure of the size of the qualification
    • Guided Learning Hours: Data unavailable This is the average contact time a centre would typically commit
    • Total Qualification Time: Data unavailable This is the total contact time a centre would typically commit
    • Key Stage: Data unavailable This shows the equivalent Key Stage level.
    • Last Certification: 31/03/2021 This is the last date that a certificate can be issued

    International Award in Supervising Spectator Safety (6850-03)

    Last Registration Date: 31 Mar 2017

    International Award in Supervising Spectator Safety

    • Accreditation No: Data unavailable This is a reference number related to UK accreditation framework
    • Type: VRQ This is categorisation to help define qualification attributes e.g. type of assessment
    • Credits: Data unavailable Credits are a measure of the size of the qualification
    • Guided Learning Hours: Data unavailable This is the average contact time a centre would typically commit
    • Total Qualification Time: Data unavailable This is the total contact time a centre would typically commit
    • Key Stage: Data unavailable This shows the equivalent Key Stage level.
    • Last Certification: 31/03/2019 This is the last date that a certificate can be issued

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