Risk Management in Sport

Every sport and recreational event involves risk. The type and level of risk depends on variables such as the activity, location and environment, skill level and number of participants, weather conditions and number of spectators, etc.

Risks to health, safety and well-being are implicit to sport and recreation. Participants must be aware of the various possible risks involved. Organisers have a legal responsibility to take reasonable steps to manage such risks.

Effective risk management applies a clear process to identify, analyse and evaluate event-related risk. This will assist to deliver a positive and safe event for all stakeholders.

At the end of this 1.5 day course, the participants will have a deeper understanding of Risk Management and the process

Learning Objectives

The learning mode for this course is interactive and experiential. It is designed with practicality and flexibility that the participants would be able to implement at their workplace environment. 

The course delivery involves various strands of experiential learning methodology such as facilitated discussions, problem-based learning, practical/hands-on, peer supported activities and documented observations for presentations.

By the end of the course, participants will be able to:

  • understand the process for managing event risk
  • know the key considerations and principles when development event risk management

Who should attend?

This course is suitable for anyone interested in Sports Safety in conduct of Sport Events. Coaches and Sports Events Companies / Organisers , Facility / venue owners, Sports Safety Officers, Sports Conveners, PE teachers etc. who wants to review their Safety Management Systems.


Participants will be awarded a certificate of completion upon meeting the 75% course attendance requirement.

For courses with formal assessment component, participants will be awarded the certification of completion upon passing the assessment. Otherwise, a certification of attendance will be issued instead upon meeting the 75% course attendance requirement.

Course Dates

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Course Duration

1.5 Days (11 hours)

Course Venue

This course is conducted Face to Face at RP ACE @ Woodlands

Fees for 2022

Full course fee (with GST) Singapore Citizens aged 39 & below OR Singapore PR Singapore Citizens aged 40 & above SME-sponsored Singapore Citizens OR Singapore PR
$181.90 $54.57 $18.19 $20.57

Fees for 2023

Full Course Fees (with GST) Singapore Citizens aged 39 & below Singapore Citizens aged 40 & above Singapore PR SME-sponsored Singapore Citizens SME-sponsored Singapore PR
$183.60 $54.57 $18.19 $55.08 $20.57 $21.08
- Payment may be made using SkillsFuture Credit.
- Fees reflected are inclusive of Goods and Services Tax (GST). In line with the government fee freeze directive from 1 Jan to 31 Dec 2023, the fees in 2023 for Singapore Citizen will remain the same as 2022. RP will absorb the additional 1% GST for Singapore Citizen in 2023 only.

Republic Polytechnic reserves the right to make changes to the course fee and application closing dates without prior notice. The commencement of each course is subject to sufficient number of participants. 

All information is accurate at time of publishing. 

Last updated on 18 Jul 2023

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