The objective of this qualification is to prepare learners for employment and support a role in the workplace.
Who is it for?
It is designed for learners who wish to work as a steward in the Active Leisure, Learning and Well-being sector. This may include events such as sports, music festivals, concerts, parades or carnivals. It covers how to prepare for events, control entry and exit of customers, identify and deal with crowd problems and respond to emergencies. This course is open to 16+ year olds.
In the online Level 2 Award in Understanding Safety at Spectator Events (AUSSE), you will learn the details of how to manage security in large group settings. The material for the course covers appropriate actions to take in a crowd, how to protect others, and how security professionals can protect themselves. Below is the basic outline of the AUSSE course material:
- Crowd Control Definitions
- Causes of a Crowd
- Attractions of a Crowd
- Types of Crowds
- Crowd Management
- Using Force
- Planning for Crowds
- Crowd Assessment
- Security Behaviour
- Crowd Formation
The course is ideal for security professionals who are already working and want to improve their skills to advance their careers.
Upon completion of the AUSSE course, students will come away feeling more confident in their abilities to manage a large crowd. The course opens up opportunities for security professionals to obtain jobs at large concert venues, tourist destinations, and popular public figures.
This qualification is assessed by a portfolio of evidence.
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On successful completion of this qualification, learners may wish to continue their development by undertaking one of the following qualifications:
- Level 2 NVQ Certificate in Spectator Safety
- Level 3 NVQ Certificate in Spectator Safety
- Level 4 NVQ Certificate in Spectator Safety Management