Pit Team Training NDST Ltd

Award Level: BTEC level 2
Awarding Body: Edexcel
Course Duration: 1 Day


This course has been developed to enable the delegate working in the ‘Pit’ at live concerts to have a wider understanding of the hazards associated with working in this role, together with the various issues you may be faced with.

Learning Outcomes:

By the end of the course delegates will be better able to:

  • List the hazards entailed when working within the ‘Pit’.
  • Appreciate the roles and responsibilities of working in the ‘Pit’.
  • Identify potential defects with the barrier construction.
  • Visually inspect the front of the stage barrier.
  • Communicate effectively with members of the audience.
  • Identify the early signs of distress within an audience.
  • Extract members of the audience who are in distress safely over the barrier.
  • Appreciate the need for effective crowd management strategies.
  • Effectively deal with crowd surfers.
  • Appreciate the need for first aid training.

Participant Profile:

This workshop is designed for security staff who work front of stage at live music venues. It would also benefit venue managers.