Event & Safety Management Training Opportunity


Event & Safety Management Training Opportunity

21 Feb 2018

We are delighted that The National Arenas Association would like to extend an invitation to AEV members to participate in the Professional Certificate & Diploma in Event & Safety Management training course.

The course can be completed at Certificate and Diploma level.  Professional Certificate level = 10 Credits, Professional Diploma level = 20 Credits.  Courses are run by Mind Over Matter Consultancy Limited in partnership with the NAA and are credit rated by Edinburgh Napier University, credits are recognised across Europe and are equal to a university course at level 4/5.

A full prospectus can be downloaded here, modules scheduled for 2018 are listed below

April 2018 - 3Arena, Dublin
10.4.18 Disability equality in the live events environment
11.4.18 Legal aspects of Event Management
12.4.18 Introduction to Barrier Systems

September 2018 - BHGE Arena, Aberdeen
11.9.18 Introduction to crowd science
12.9.18 Venue Incident Management Planning
13.9.18 Event Technology

The cost to attend the course is £300 per person for 3 modules, this includes tuition, certification, lunch and refreshments each day.  Accommodation, travel and evening meals are not covered but we do have a rate with a local hotel where delegates can make reservations.

To register yourself or any of your team for a full course or selection of modules please contact Nancy Skipper, Administrator for the NAA on or call

Tel: 07941 561 058.  Please quote AEV to ensure you get the preferential rate and provide your name, email address and which course/modules you wish to do.



  • "Great day hosting our first AEV working group event!..WOW did I learn a lot and some great insights into how other venues work and the challenges they are trying to overcome. If you are a venue looking to network with other like minded professionals I would recommend looking at joining the AEV".
    Danielle Worker
    Corporate Events Team Leader, Silverstone Circuits Ltd
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    Phil Wetz
    Retail & Catering Manager, ExCeL London
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    Paul Brough
    Venue Health & Safety Manager, Olympia London
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    Head of eForce and IT, Olympia London (Chair of Cross Association Technology WG)
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    Jazmin Beale
    Head of Marketing & Communications, Olympia London
  • “The AEV undertakes crucial work on behalf of event venues up and down the country to ensure our voice is heard. They reinforce the important role our sector plays in delivering economic impact, increasing trade, providing jobs and driving the visitor economy.”
    Lucy Merritt
    Head of Marketing and Communications, ExCeL London
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    Marketing Director - Business Design Centre
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    Senior Exhibition Account Manager, ACC Liverpool
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    Head of Brand, Telford International Centre
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