Spectator Safety

Spectator Safety NVQ: level 3

This qualification is for anyone who works in a supervisory position within the Spectator Safety environment. The Learner must show a sufficient level of competence to complete all four mandatory as well as 2 optional units.

This qualification aims to assess the competence of senior stewards and supervisors at spectator events. Learners would be expected to demonstrate ability in preparing stewards and venues for spectator events, develop working relationships with colleagues and deal with spectator problems and emergencies.

There are no formal entry requirements but Learners must be currently working in an appropriate environment and be able to


  1. Prepare stewards and venues for spectator events
  2. Maintain stewarding in designated areas and deal with spectator problems and emergencies
  3. Deal with accidents and emergencies
  4. Develop productive working relationships with colleagues


  1. Support the efficient use of resources
  2. Manage your own resources and personal development
  3. Manage information for action
  4. Help to manage conflict
  5. Control and detain people at a spectator event for action by the police
  6. Work with others to improve customer service

How is the qualification delivered and assessed?

Learners are assessed in the workplace performing real work activities. In addition to observation, there is a range of other methods of assessment available such as written questions, witness testimony and simulation.


Awarded by: Security related NVQs Awarded by City and Guilds

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