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United Kingdom of Great Britain and Northern Ireland: Personal Security for Humanitarians (RedR UK)

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Personal security training is crucial for anyone working in an insecure or hostile environment. This course has been designed to provide the most relevant and challenging training, specifically from an NGO

perspective for NGO workers.

The course is designed to put you under stressful circumstances, preparing you for the worst case-scenario. Essential classroom theory is complimented with real-life simulation confronting key issues such as roadblocks, abduction, weapons, mines and crossfire. This training will help you to reduce security risks and enable you to deal with situations that could compromise your safety and that of your colleagues.

We are now offering emergency first aid as an optional one day add-on. Please talk to our training team to find out more.

Who should attend? Individuals whose role requires them to work in the field on a regular or occasional basis.

What does the course cover? The course will introduce a variety of measures to reduce the likelihood of security-related incidents taking place and gives guidance as to the appropriate responses when incidents do occur.

This course will cover; context assessment; assessing risk, threat and vulnerability; developing security strategies; personal communication; security planning; field communications equipment; stress management; coping with sexual violence; vehicles and travel security; evacuation planning and procedures; abduction, detention and kidnap; surviving hostile environments.

By the end of the course you will be able to:

-Explain the importance of understanding your role and the security environment -Be able to undertake a context analysis and a personal risk assessment -Demonstrate immediate responses to hostile environments -Effectively contribute to a security planning process -Describe measures to reduce personal and team vulnerability to a range of threats -Explain the importance of cultural awareness and sensitivity, team working, interpersonal communications and how diversity impacts on security

Registration and timings

Registration will take place on the first evening between 19.00 hrs and 21.00 hrs. Training will begin the following morning at 09.00 hrs and finish by 16.00 hrs on Friday.


4 days, or 5 days with additional emergency first aid training Cost:

The fees are inclusive of all training resources, lunch and refreshments. For further information on pricing bands please use the link on the right.

With emergency first aid optional add on (5 days) Early Bird Fee / Standard Fee

Band A £597 / £663

Band B £776 / £862

Band C £1008 / £1120

Band D £1311 / £1457

Standard course (4 days) Early Bird Fee Standard Fee

Band A £514 / £571

Band B £689 / £765

Band C £863 / £959

Band D £1028 / £1142

Early bird fee: Book and pay up to a month in advance to receive a 10% discount through our early bird scheme.

The fees are inclusive of all training resources, simulation, accommodation and food.

For more information please visit our website: http://www.redr.org.uk/en/Training-and-more/find-a-training-course.cfm/u...

Or get in touch with our training team: e;This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. t;+44(0)2078406000

For organisations looking to train more than eight members of staff, with specialist needs or limited time, our Tailor-made Training and Consultancy Service is the most effective way to meet your objectives. We can provide our existing courses in-house, tailor any of our modules to your context, or devise an entirely new solution to suit your needs. If what you are looking for is not listed in the attached fact sheet, give us a call and we can work with you to ensure you get the best solution for your training needs. For more information, to discuss your learning needs, or for a quote, please contact our training team: Send us an email to This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. Or give us a call on 00 44 (0)20 7840 6000.