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Level 2

1st4sport Level 2 Award in Understanding Stewarding at Spectator Events

Qualification update September 2022

It is a prerequisite to certification that learners must complete the ACT Awareness eLearning resource. This is freely available via the ACT Awareness eLearning website.


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Required age
16 +

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The 1st4sport Level 2 Award in Understanding Stewarding at Spectator Events is specifically suited to volunteers at spectator events supporting more experienced staff.

Your learners will gain the knowledge and understanding required to work in the spectator safety sector, ensuring that they can offer crucial support at events.

This will also enable them to develop a career in spectator safety in the future.

The qualification content is derived from the National Occupational Standards for Spectator Safety (2020) and is recognised as the industry standard Level 2 qualification for spectator safety.

Prepares learners to enter the spectator safety sector as a steward
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Qualification Progression

Learners could progress on to the 1st4sport Level 2 Certificate in Spectator Safety.

This qualification may lead to paid or voluntary roles as an event steward.

Level 2

1st4sport Level 2 Award in Understanding Stewarding at Spectator Events

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