QNUK Level 2 Award in

Venue Security Operations (RQF)

This qualification is the main qualification within the Venue Security & Safety suite, it combines the three smaller unit based qualifications into a single 'all-inclusive' qualification for those who specialise in working at public events.

Qualification Number610/2318/8
Guided Learning Hours16 hours
Total Qualification Time16 hours
Credit Value2 credits

Who is this for?

This qualification is for learners who work in a front line role ensuring the security and safety of customers at public events. It covers the gap between SIA licence linked and Spectator safety qualifications, including a wide range of subjects from behaviour detection and analysis to the infrastructures required to support a safe and screened ingress to venues. Incidents including forced access attempts, crowd surges, uncontrolled egress, social engineering and working with multi agency approaches are covered from an operatives perspective.


This qualification is aimed at learners 18 years and over.

All learners must have completed the ACT Awareness and ACT Security eLearning prior to attending the course and provide the trainer with copies of the certificates.

It is recommended (but not essential) that learners hold a Level 2 (or higher) SIA or Spectator Safety qualification to help underpin the knowledge within this qualification.


The method of assessment for this qualification is by Multiple Choice Examination (MCQ).

As this qualification is regulated in England, the assessments are conducted in English. It is important that learners have reasonable abilities in English language to have a fair opportunity to being successful.

Progression Route

Learners may progress onto the following qualifications:

Find a centre: To find a centre that offers this qualification in your area, please contact us

More: for more information about this qualification, download the Qualification Specification

Looking to deliver this qualification?

QNUK Centres click here to extend your recognition

Not yet a QNUK centre? Click here to become a centre