The special event training program is for applicants who have been approved for training by the organization’s authorized administrator(s). The training curriculum was developed by sport safety and security subject matter experts with grant funding from the Mississippi Department of Homeland Security. This standardized, baseline training is comprised of individual modules for 8 staff roles (see figure).
Each module presents relevant material through slides, video, and case studies to illustrate key learning concepts that are immediately useful to participants. An organization’s authorized administrator(s) may request additional training for their active participants or in some cases, provide venue-specific information that can be incorporated into the training modules.
Each lesson includes knowledge checks to review materials before the final examination. Each participant is tested on the lesson content for their particular role. Participants must score 100% on their final exam in order to successfully complete special event training.
In addition to the role-specific training, modules consist of the following lessons: