Spectator Safety

Our Spectator Safety qualifications are developed in collaboration with the Sports Ground Safety Authority and other Awarding Organisations.

Our Spectator Safety qualifications include the following:


Spectator Safety

Qualification title: QNUK Level 2 Award in Understanding Spectator Safety at Events (RQF)

Qualification accreditation number: 603/6065/3

Description: This qualification introduces the role of a Steward or Marshal at spectator events. Learners will develop the knowledge and understanding necessary to support entry to the industry including how to prepare for spectator events, assist with the movement of spectators and deal with crowd issues, help to manage and resolve conflicts and how to deal with incidents at spectator events.

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Qualification title: QNUK Level 2 NVQ Certificate in Spectator Safety (RQF)

Qualification accreditation number: 603/4962/1

Description: This qualification is the perfect introduction to a very important function to provide customer service and safe lives in spectator environments. Recognised as an 'must have' to work as a Spectator Safety Steward within the UK entertainment industry, this qualification is designed for learners who wish to work at sports stadium and open air sites.

QNUK Level 2 NVQ Certificate in Spectator Safety (RQF) is being withdrawn on 31/12/2020 and no further registrations will be available from that date. Learners will have until 31/12/2021 to claim their certificates.

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QNUK is pleased to announce the following qualifications will be available from January 2021:


Qualification title: QNUK Level 2 Certificate in Spectator Safety (RQF)

Qualification number: 603/6381/2

Description: The qualification confirms occupational competence, providing learners with the skills, knowledge and understanding of Spectator Safety, enabling them to work as Stewards or Marshals at spectator events.

Available from: 01/01/2021


Qualification title: QNUK Level 3 Certificate in Spectator Safety Supervision (RQF)

Qualification number: 603/6397/6

Description: The qualification confirms occupational competence, providing learners with the skills, knowledge and understanding of Spectator Safety, enabling them to work as Supervisors or Senior Stewards at spectator events.

Available from: 01/01/2021


Qualification title: QNUK Level 3 Extended Certificate in Spectator Safety Supervision (RQF)

Qualification number: 603/6399/X

Description: The qualification confirms occupational competence, providing learners with the skills, knowledge and understanding of Spectator Safety Supervision, enabling them to work as Supervisors or Senior Stewards at spectator events. This qualification is intended for those learners who work in an environment where they fulfil the most senior spectator safety roles with no staff qualified at Level 4 as a Safety Officer.

Available from: 01/01/2021


Qualification title: QNUK Level 4 Diploma in Spectator Safety Management (RQF)

Qualification number: 603/6864/0

Description: The qualification confirms occupational competence, providing learners with the skills, knowledge and understanding of Spectator Safety Management, enabling them to work as Safety Officers or equivalent at spectator events. This qualification is intended for those learners who work in an environment where they fulfil the role of a Safety Officer or equivalent.

Available from: 01/01/2021


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