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We are delighted to welcome the Cato Academy to the Backstage Academy family and to celebrate this amazing partnership, all students that start a Live Events Production Degree in September 2016 will receive an iPad Mini 2, fully loaded with great course content and useful information to get your journey off to an amazing start.  *Terms & conditions apply

Short Courses

Event Safety Passport

This course is a nationally recognised qualification designed by the Production Services Association (PSA) and the Safety Pass Alliance (SPA) for people in events industries to demonstrate basic health and safety awareness. It is designed to help reduce risks in an event environment and ensure you can operate safely, no matter what your role. On successful completion of the course the passport is valid for five years.

1 Day
£95+ VAT
Backstage Classroom
  • Topics covered

    MODULE 1 – Organising for Safety

    On completion of module 1, candidates should be able to demonstrate understanding of the legal responsibilities of employers and employees, understand the role of enforcing authorities, what makes a vulnerable worker and the nature and practice of risk assessment in the workplace.

    MODULE 2 – The Workplace

    On completion of module 2, candidates should be able to demonstrate understanding of what makes a safe place of work and specific hazards which present risk in the workplace.

    MODULE 3 – Tools, Plant and Machinery

    On completion of module 3, candidates should be able to demonstrate understanding of the hazards presented by both powered and non powered work equipment in the workplace, forms of energy and associated hazards and risks faced with the use of workplace transport.

    MODULE 4 – Health

    On completion of module 4, candidates should be able to demonstrate understanding of risks presented by substances hazardous to health together with other ill health risks from workplace activities giving rise to musculoskeletal problems, effects of noise and stress. In addition candidates will be made aware of the varied precautions which can be taken.

    MODULE 5 – Procedures

    On completion of module 5, candidates should be able to demonstrate understanding for the need for a permit to work, the need to know local emergency procedures and first aid arrangements.

    MODULE 6 – The Environment

    On completion of module 6, candidates should be able to demonstrate understanding of the current and future environmental requirements, waste control hierarchies and emergency planning in the event of problems together with the requirements for safe storage and marking.

  • Who should attend

    Anyone working in the live events sector wanting to prove their competency in health and safety, and be recognised for doing so.

  • Prerequisites

  • Included in the course

    Lunch and refreshments