February

Essentials of Humanitarian Practice (With credit-rated option)

Training

Essentials of Humanitarian Practice (With credit-rated option)

Event Description
This workshop aims to increase your understanding of the characteristics of emergencies induced by natural disasters and conflict and the requirements for an effective humanitarian response. You will learn how to work in a team in an emergency environment and identify individual responsibilities. Practical learning is at the heart of the course. During the week, we will put you at the centre of an emergency response in an engaging simulation.


What does the course cover?

  • Humanitarian context

  • Concept of humanitarian principles

  • International humanitarian system

  • Accountability

  • International law

  • Needs assessment

  • Individual responsibility

  • Potential impacts and dilemmas of humanitarian response

  • Cross-cutting themes such as gender, culture and security

  • Reflection on your own motivations and competencies for relief work


How much does it cost?

Individual: £721 (please email training@redr.org.uk to access this ticket)

Organisation: £1211

Plus, receive 10% off the course fee when booking at least one month before the start of the training.*

*applies to both individual and organisational tickets

**discount percentage is based on a Standard Organisation or Standard Individual ticket cost


The Credit-Rated Assessment:

This course has an optional credit-rated assessment component. Only those who have paid the additional credit-rated fee BEFORE the course and completed the post-course assignment will receive the Oxford Brookes certificate. You can pay the fee at any point prior to the course start. You’ll have 3 months after the course to complete the assignment. Find out more about the Oxford Brookes certificate and other RedR UK accreditation and certification options here.

Credit-Rated Fee:

Individual - £274

Organisation - £347


Who should attend?

This is an introductory course suitable for anyone who has recently started working in or is thinking about entering the humanitarian sector, including staff of humanitarian aid organisations, governments, UN agencies, and individuals actively seeking work in the sector. There are no prerequisites for this course. All participants are expected to have theoretical knowledge of humanitarianism, although humanitarian aid experience is not presumed.

RedR UK is committed to making our courses accessible to any organisation, regardless of size. We offer course scholarships for eligible participants who meet specific criteria. For more information on RedR Scholarships and how to apply, please click here.


Course Overview

-
Course Length
5 days
Location
London
Timezone
Europe/London
Book tickets on