Course Number: 1
Course Title: Sport Safety and Security Fundamentals
Total Learning Time: 15 hours
Duration: 3 weeks
Delivery Method: e-Learning
Price: $500.00
Key Topics:
  • Introduction to Sport Safety and Security
  • Safety and Security Planning
  • Roles and Responsibilities
  • Documentation
  • Threat and Risk Assessment
  • Stadium Perimeters, Areas, and Zones
  • Mitigation Measures (Physical, Technical and Operational)
  • Command and Control
  • Incident Response
  • Crowd Management

Sporting events come in all shapes and sizes. They bring communities together using sport to create an enjoyable experience. It is the responsibility of sporting event organisers to provide a safe, secure, and welcoming environment for all. However, these sporting events have become attractive targets and are subject to evolving and emerging threats and risks. Planning for the safety and security of sporting events is now more complex than ever. Before safety and security measures can be implemented, it is important to have a common understanding of what needs protecting before learning how to best protect it.

The aim of the course ‘Sport Safety and Security Fundamentals’ is to promote a common language within the world of sport safety and security, with a focus on football, providing you with the foundations to further develop your knowledge and understanding in delivering safe a secure sporting event.

The course ‘Sport Safety and Security Fundamentals’ 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 ‘Sport Safety and Security Fundamentals’, 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 ‘Sport Safety and Security Fundamentals’ 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 ‘Sport Safety and Security Fundamentals’.

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.