Course Number: 12

Course Title: Venue Safe Capacity

Total Learning Time: 15 hours

Duration: 3 weeks

Delivery Method: e-Learning

Price: $500.00

Key Topics:

  • Venue Safe Capacity Fundamentals
  • Calculating Venue Safe Capacity
  • Holding Capacity
  • Entry Capacity
  • Exit Capacity
  • Emergency Evacuation Capacity
  • Maximum Safe Capacity
  • Guidelines for Social Distancing


As a sport safety and security practitioner, it is your job to ensure the safety and security of all persons in attendance at the venues hosting the sporting events. The safe capacities of these stadiums and venues will form the foundation of the safety and security operations you plan and deliver. Failing to respect these maximum safe capacities can lead to overcrowded venues which can result in serious injuries and fatalities.

The aim of the course ‘Venue Safe Capacity’ is to provide you with information, knowledge, considerations and best practices for how to calculate the maximum safe capacity of venues hosting sporting events in tried, tested, accurate and trusted manner to ensure the safety and security of all in attendance at the sporting event venues.

The course ‘Venue Safe Capacity’ is delivered in an online virtual classroom environment using asynchronous learning strategies and technologies through the ICSS’s Learning Management System (LMS). You can complete the course on your own at your preferred pace and time of day which fits your schedule.

This course may include but is not limited to the following learning activities:

  • Video Lectures
  • Guest Lectures
  • Readings
  • Discussions
  • Course Knowledge Evaluation

To successfully complete the course ‘Venue Safe Capacity’, you must pass a Course Knowledge Evaluation, the purpose of which is to test your knowledge and understanding of the relevant course subject matter. This evaluation will consist of a series of multiple-choice questions. You must obtain a minimum passing grade of 75%.

This course has a standalone fee of $ 500.00 US Dollars.

For more information on course fees and available discounts please refer to the ‘Sport Safety and Security Training and Advanced Education Programme’ webpage.

The course ‘Venue Safe Capacity’ is certified by UNITAR and delivered by its CIFAL Global Network to meet an exceptionally high training and learning standard and guarantee you will increase your knowledge, develop skills, and influence your behaviour. All certificates issued are recognised internationally by UNITAR and the ICSS.

Upon successful completion of all the course requirements, you will be awarded a Certificate of Completion entitled ‘Award’ in ‘Venue Safe Capacity’.

You will access all course materials via a Learning Management System (LMS), which will require a computer or a mobile device with audio and video capabilities, a headset with microphone to connect to audio through the computer or mobile device, as well as a highspeed broadband Internet connection. No special software is required.

As per our general policy, in the case of cancellation of your participation, registration fees will not be refunded for any reason.