SVQ 2 Spectator Safety Stewarding at SCQF level 5

SVQ 2 Spectator Safety Stewarding at SCQF level 5

The Scottish Vocational Qualification (SVQ 2) in Spectator Safety Stewarding at SCQF level 5 allows candidates to demonstrate competence in job-related skills in their particular area of work and expertise.

This qualification covers areas such as preparing for spectator events, controlling the movement of spectators and dealing with crowd issues at an event. It also includes helping to manage conflict, dealing with incidents and working with others to improve customer service. 

This qualification has been designed in partnership/jointly awarded with the sector skills council SkillsActive to ensure relevance to the sector.

SVQs are based on National Occupational Standards (NOS). SQA works in partnership with other organisations to ensure that the NOS are relevant to the current and future needs of Scottish industries.

This qualification is available through employers and training providers.

Why deliver this qualification

The SVQ 2 Spectator Safety Stewarding at SCQF level 5 is a re-accredited qualification.

Learners will gain an internationally recognised qualification which guarantees that they have the skills, knowledge and abilities to carry out their role successfully. Employers will also benefit from their employees being proficient.

As assessment is carried out in the workplace this minimises any time learners would need to be away from their work.

Candidates can progress to a range of qualifications including HNC in Events.

The SVQ can be offered in any of the following modes:

  • full-time
  • part-time (eg day-release) 

Who does this qualification suit

This SVQ is suitable for:

  • learners who may have just left school
  • individuals who are currently in employment and who wish to obtain a formal qualification
  • employees who wish to obtain short, continuing professional development courses

The SVQs in Spectator Safety Stewarding could open up more employment opportunities and enhance career prospects.

Access

Entry is at the discretion of the centre.

Candidates should be in a job or placement where they are carrying out relevant tasks and responsibilities which allow then to gather the required evidence.

No prior qualifications or knowledge are required to undertake this qualification. However completion of the NPA Introduction to Spectator Safety would be beneficial.

Progression

This SVQ 2 could provide progression to:

  • an HNC in Events
  • a PDA in Events Operations
  • an SVQ 3 in Spectator Safety Supervision at SCQF level 6
  • employment in the security/events industry, perhaps as an events steward

Approval

Centres will have to come forward for approval and should contact SQA’s Business Development Team for guidance.

How to assess

For general information on how to assess this qualification, please refer to the document Guidance on how to assess SVQs. For detailed guidance on how to assess this particular SVQ, please refer to the assessment strategy.

Qualification content and delivery tools

Current

Information about the qualification(s)

Qualification Structure

Group award code: GL3A 22

The SVQ 2 Spectator Safety Stewarding at SCQF level 5 consists of five mandatory units and one optional unit.

For details of the units making up the SVQ, please refer to the qualification structure.

National Occupational Standards

Unit information for this qualification is available on our Accredited Qualification Unit Search.

Core Skills signposting

Information about delivery, assessment, quality assurance and support material

Lapsing

Information about the qualification(s)

Qualification Structure

SVQ Spectator Safety

This qualification is now in its lapsing period and will finish on 31/01/2018.

Centres should note:

  • The qualification will be deleted from the relevant catalogue
  • The qualification’s content and delivery tools will remain on SQA’s website until 31/01/2018 at which point they will be removed and archived
  • No new centres may be approved to offer the qualification
  • No candidates can be entered for the qualification
  • Centres should ensure candidates complete the qualification and results are submitted to SQA before 31/01/2018.

Group Award Code: GJ1P 22

National Occupational Standards

Unit information for this qualification is available on our Accredited Qualification Unit Search.

Information about delivery, assessment, quality assurance and support material

Assessment strategy

Assessor's guidelines

Candidate Guidance and Portfolio

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