Stewarding at Spectator Events (6851)

Last Updated: 31 Aug 2016
The qualification Stewarding at Spectator Events is a short knowledge-based qualification which gives you an introduction to working in the spectator safety industry.

You'll gain the knowledge on how to prepare for spectator events, respond to injuries and emergencies, control the entry, exit and movement of spectators, monitor crowds and much more.
This qualification is for anyone interested in a career in stewarding at spectator events. You don't need any previous experience, and you don't need to be working in the industry already.
Available to deliver in the following:
  • England
  • Wales
  • Scotland
  • Northern Ireland

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General Information

What Is Involved In Studying This Course?

The qualification will cover things like:

  • preparing for spectator events
  • responding to injuries and emergencies
  • controlling the entry, exit and movement of spectators
  • monitoring crowds.

You will learn in a group with your training provider. Assessment will take place through multiple-choice questions in the form of a short examination.

Is this level right for me?

Level 2
You are looking to start a career in stewarding at spectator events and want to gain the knowledge you need to find your first job in the industry.

What Careers Can This Lead To?

Achieving this qualification could help you work in roles such as:

  • Door supervisor
  • Security officer
  • Event steward.

This qualification provides the background knowledge you need for the Level 2 NVQ Certificate in Spectator Safety , making this the natural choice for a follow-up qualification. Or, you may prefer to follow this qualification with one of the following:

  • Level 2 Award in Employment Awareness in Active Leisure and Learning
  • Level 3 NVQ in Leisure Management.

The Award in Understanding Stewarding at Spectator Events can form part of the Apprenticeship in Spectator Safety. If you're interested in jumpstarting a career in stewarding at spectator events by combining solid background knowledge with plenty of practical experience, you should consider taking the apprenticeship.

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.

Anyone can take this qualification. To find all the resource requirements, download the qualification handbook from the centre documents section.

Level 2

This will suit you if you are looking to start a career in spectator control and want to gain the practical skills and knowledge you need to find your first job in the industry.

You complete four core units:

  • How to respond to injuries, illnesses and other emergencies in active leisure and learning
  • How stewards control the entry, exit and movement of spectators at events
  • How stewards monitor crowds and respond to potential crowd problems at spectator events
  • How stewards prepare for spectator events.

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

What Careers Can This Lead To?

Achieving this qualification could help you work in roles such as:

  • Door supervisor
  • Security officer
  • Event steward.

This qualification provides the background knowledge you need for the Level 2 NVQ Certificate in Spectator Safety, making this the natural choice for a follow-up qualification. Or, you may prefer to follow this qualification with one of the following:

  • Level 2 Award in Employment Awareness in Active Leisure and Learning
  • Level 3 NVQ in Leisure Management.

The Award in Understanding Stewarding at Spectator Events can form part of the Apprenticeship in Spectator Safety. If you're interested in jumpstarting a career in stewarding at spectator events by combining solid background knowledge with plenty of practical experience, you should consider taking the apprenticeship.

Level 2 Award in Understanding Stewarding at Spectator Events (6851-02)

Last Registration Date: 28 Feb 2017

Level 2 Award in Understanding Stewarding at Spectator Events

  • Accreditation No: 500/5659/1 This is a reference number related to UK accreditation framework
  • Type: Credit based qualification This is categorisation to help define qualification attributes e.g. type of assessment
  • Credits: 5 Credits are a measure of the size of the qualification
  • Guided Learning Hours: 40 - 40 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: 28/02/2019 This is the last date that a certificate can be issued

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