Risk assessment is an basic skill to implement in any industry, but what does it actually mean and how can you work with it?

Through this course you will receive tools which will help you to prepare a risk assessment of your event, but you will also get an understanding of the challenges of how to approach the development of a risk assessment and how to implement it in your organisation.

The course focuses on the integration of safety, security and service to ensure competence and quality are at the centre of your workforce.

At a glance

  • Dates
    • 28 Mar 2022
  • Duration5-6 hours
  • LocationOnline
  • Cost£250

Course structure

This course will be delivered online and will take place from 14:00 to 19:00. There will be opportunities for in-depth discussion and interaction with speakers.

What you will learn

When working with crowded spaces risk is an inevitable challenge, and there for you must know how to manage it, document it and assess if you can accept it.

In this course you will learn about the legal framework, the terminology, and the different methodologies for risk assessment.

Core content

This course provides you with the skills, knowledge and understanding required to enable you to evaluate risk within your organisation.

Rather than advocating a single, prescriptive approach to risk, this course uses a holistic approach and dynamic methodology for the assessment and mitigation of risk and provides a number of examples of differing ways of viewing risk appetite. This approach enables you to develop a broader understanding of risk and supports you in making an informed decision about your methodology.  

Who should attend

This is course for: educators, emergency managers, security directors, event managers, event staff, guest services, blue light services, producers, venue managers, event promoters, production staff, health and safety managers, local authorities and anyone else involved in the safety and management of crowded spaces.


This course will be delivered in partnership with Mind Over Matter Consultancy LTD and Cranfield Defence and Security Services Ltd.


Morten Therkildsen

Morten is the leading expert for crowd safety management in Scandinavia and was the Director of Security for the Eurovision Song Contest in 2014, in Denmark.

Morten is the daily manager of RF Experience, which is a owned by Roskilde Festival. An iconic festival with 135.000 participants in an 8 days long charity event. The company provides crowd safety management, training and consultancy to major clients.

Morten is highly qualified in event safety, emergency planning, and risk, being called upon across Europe for his knowledge in these areas. Morten has been a European envoy for work on COVID-19 at festivals and has instrumental in the planning for the return of festivals across Europe.

How to apply

To apply for this course please use the online application form.

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