• YMCA Level 3 Extended Certificate in Spectator Safety Supervision (603/7364/7)

    By completing this qualification, learners will meet industry requirements to perform supervisory roles within stewarding and spectator safety.

    Price

    £65

    GLH

    317 hours

    TQT

    720 hours

    YMCA Level 3 Extended Certificate in Spectator Safety Supervision

    Qualifications Type

    Occupational Qualification

    Qualification Number (QN)

    603/7364/7

    Availability

    Operational start date – 1 May 2021

    Operational end date –

    Certification end date –

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    Overview

    By completing this qualification, learners will meet industry requirements to perform supervisory roles within stewarding and spectator safety.

    The purpose of this qualification is to confirm occupational competence and provide learners with knowledge, skills and understanding of Spectator Safety. It is mapped to the Skills Active National Occupational Standards (NOS) for Spectator Safety 2019. Completing this qualification provides access to supervisory stewarding and spectator safety jobs including for sport and music events, festivals and carnivals.

    Qualification details

    This qualification forms part of a suite of spectator safety qualifications:

    • The YMCA Level 3 Certificate in Spectator Safety Supervision has been designed to meet the needs of most employers, allowing learners to demonstrate the minimum requirements for supervisory roles in stewarding and spectator safety.
    • At smaller events — particularly those without regulated stands or events with limited attendance — the YMCA Level 3 Extended Certificate in Spectator Safety Supervision may be used as the minimum qualification for the senior person on duty with responsibility for safety.
    • The YMCA Level 4 Diploma in Spectator Safety Management remains the minimum standard for a safety officer at designated sports grounds and larger events.

    Learners will cover:

    • Preparing stewards and venues for spectator events
    • Managing and maintaining stewarding in designated areas
    • Managing information for action and decision-making
    • Developing and sustaining productive working relationships with stakeholders
    • Monitoring and solving customer service problems
    • Managing initial responses to significant or major incidents and planning for resilience
    • Managing risks in crowded places
    • Planning for the safety of people at a spectator event
    • Managing the safety and security of people at spectator events

    To achieve the YMCA Level 3 Certificate in Spectator Safety Supervision (603/7363/5) learners must complete five mandatory units and two optional units. To achieve the YMCA Level 3 Extended Certificate in Spectator Safety Supervision (603/7364/7) learners must complete nine mandatory units. There is no requirement for learners completing this qualification to complete optional units, but they may choose to do so if the units are relevant to their role.

    UnitCertificateExtended Certificate
    Prepare stewards and venues for spectator events (D/618/6935)MandatoryMandatory
    Manage and maintain stewarding in designated areas (A/618/6845)MandatoryMandatory
    Manage information for action and decision making for spectator events (L/618/6803)MandatoryMandatory
    Develop and sustain productive working relationships with stakeholders (F/618/6815)MandatoryMandatory
    Monitor and solve customer services problems (K/618/6808)MandatoryMandatory
    Manage initial response to significant or major incidents and plan for resilience (D/618/6806)N/AMandatory
    Manage risks in crowded places (Y/618/6805)N/AMandatory
    Plan for the safety of people at a spectator event (A/618/6800)N/AMandatory
    Manage the safety and security of people at spectator events (F/618/6801)N/AMandatory
    Help to manage and resolve conflicts* (H/618/6788)OptionalOptional
    Deal with incidents at spectator events* (K/618/6789)OptionalOptional
    Manage resources for safety and security at spectator events (R/618/6804)OptionalOptional
    Manage the efficient use of resources (J/618/6847)OptionalN/A
    Develop your knowledge, skills and competence (T/618/6813)OptionalN/A

    *It is strongly recommended that these units are only selected by learners who have not previously completed a level 2 qualification in spectator safety.

    You can find more information on the assessment of this qualification within the specification.

    You can find further information on these assessments in the qualification syllabus and/or learner assessment record, which are available for centres to download from Y-Connect.

    Our Level 3 Certificate/Extended Certificate in Spectator Safety Supervision can lead to employment in a wide range of supervisory roles within spectator safety and stewarding. They qualification can also lead to further training at the same or higher levels including:

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