The Safety Advisory Group Officer Training Course

DAfety Advisory Group Training CourseCourse Objectives

  • To create a recognised benchmark for all Safety Advisory Groups in the UK.
  • To create a learning mechanism for those new to the roles in a SAG.
  • To enhance the role of the SAG and promulgate best practice.
  • To ensure the continuity of the development of SAG members and introduce the concept of Continual Professional Development.
  • To ensure that measures that are legislated for Football Grounds do not make it impossible to run other sports grounds and that all sports/events are considered when planning for safety.


Learning Outcomes

  • To effectively develop, monitor and review a ground safety Certificate.
  • To be able to assess, report and act on risks identified in a sports ground.
  • To be able to create an audit trail of paperwork for monitoring the safety certificate.
  • To be able to assist the ground in identifying, planning and responding to emergencies.
  • To assist the ground safety management team to plan and run safe and controlled events.



Course 18 - Venue TBC
Tuesday, Wednesday and Thursday 16th to 18th May 2017 | Venue TBC

Course 19 - Venue TBC
Tuesday, Wednesday and Thursday 19th to 21st September 2017 | Venue TBC

Course 20 - Venue TBC
Tuesday, Wednesday and Thursday 28th to 30th November 2017 | Venue TBC


The course is delivered over 3 days.

The course is underpinned by the knowledge requirements for the NVQ level 4 in Spectator Safety Management and can assist delegates, if they would like to, achieve units of the standard.

One of the main benefits of the programme is the networking of SAG members and the sharing of good practice

Course Requirements

There are no formal requirements for this course. It is designed for anyone who is involved, or is about to be involved, in the safety management of a sports ground, arena or concert venue, for which Local Authority Certification may be applicable.

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