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Accredited HEAT E-Learning

Accredited HEAT E-Learning table
Provider Safer Edge
Type Virtual, Personal, Security Risk Management
CostFully online HEAT course = £300 / Blended online with live sessions with a facilitator = £450
Booking URLhttps://www.saferedge.com/heat-hostile-environment-training

HEAT E-Learning is designed for all humanitarian and development staff who work in high-risk environments. This course is ongoing, and is available on-demand whenever anyone would like to start.

The course is:

  • Suitable – for both national and international staff
  • Accredited – Reaching the Continuing Professional Development (CPD) standards and benchmark and scrutinised by an independent assessor. Each participant receives certificate upon completion.
  • On-demand – complete the course at the time and pace that suits your schedule
  • Comprehensive – 21 topics which take approximately 14 hours to complete
  • Engaging – the e-learning uses videos, scenarios and simulated events, interactive games, quizzes, and audio to make the experience memorable and engaging
  • Diverse & Inclusive – we use imagery, language and learning methods designed to engage ALL staff

Topics Covered:

  • Context & Risk Assessments
  • Travel Planning
  • Incident Management & Reporting
  • Checkpoints
  • Carjacking
  • Digital Security
  • Remote Comms
  • Remote Emergency Care
  • Psychological First Aid
  • Environmental Hazards
  • Weapons, Cover & Complex Attacks
  • Sexual Violence
  • Self Awareness & Self Care
  • Theft & Robbery
  • Civil Unrest
  • Arrest, Detention & Kidnap

Upon registration participants can access the content on any browser through Safer Edge Learn or through our ios and Android apps. The course is available in English and French. Spanish and Arabic available in February 2021.

If you want to register, view more information about the course, or try a course demo, please follow the link posted above.


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