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The Level 4 NVQ Diploma in Spectator Safety Management is aimed at individuals working in a senior role in spectator safety management such as stadium manager, safety officer or chief safety officer. This qualification meets the requirements for level 4 training for people working in senior roles such as Chief Security Officer as specified in the DCMS Green Guide to Safety at Sports Grounds.

Objectives of the qualification include: meeting relevant programmes of learning and supporting a role in the workplace. The mandatory units cover the skills, knowledge and competence to plan and ensure the safety of people attending a spectator event, assist the organisation to develop and implement policies and provide information to support decision making; manage own resources and professional development, provide learning opportunities for colleagues and develop productive working relationships with colleagues and stakeholders.



Entry requirements

There are no formal entry requirements. However, learners should be able to work at level 3 or above and be proficient in the use of English Language.

Assessment method

All units in this qualification are assessed by portfolio. Evidence for this qualification must come from the learners’ consistent performance in the workplace and must be assessed in accordance with the following 3 documents, which are located in the Appendixes at the end of this document or can be downloaded from SkillsActive’s website:

  • Assessment Strategy for NVQs & SVQs
  • QCF Evidence Requirements and Assessment Guidance for the Level 4 NVQ Diploma in Spectator Safety
  • Additional Requirements for Qualifications that use the title NVQ within the QCF

Equipment reqd

All required equipment will be provided in the workplace.

“STA have integrated their methods into our working procedures and their involvement is now seemless with our operations.”

Mick Wolohan

Owner, K2 Services Ltd