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Online Travel Security Awareness for Young People Overseas

Just about everyone knows that young people just love to travel. It is a means of expressing themselves, discovering who they are, and a fantastic means of exposing them to different cultures, societies, and ways of life. It is also common knowledge that there are, and always will be inherent risks that accompany young people whilst they are travelling away from the security of family and home. For example, in Australia, more than 38,000 people go missing each year. Whilst most of these are located within a short time period, there remain as many as 2,600 missing for more than 3 months.

  • Fully Online Training Course
  • Approved by the CPD Accreditation Board
  • Cost & Time-Efficient Means of Delivery of Training
  • Rapid Turnaround on CPD Approved Course Certificates

About the Course

The Online Travel Security Awareness for Students & Young People Abroad Course has been specifically written for young people travelling or working overseas during gap years, student exchange programmes, working with NGO's and Charities or simply backpacking around the world. The course provides an extensive awareness of security-related and common sense subject matter. The course covers the majority of areas that need to be considered in order to assist in the mitigation of the risk of a security-related incident. The course also covers topics relevant to safety issues, including emergency response planning and measures. Learners should understand that this course cannot guarantee you a risk-free experience, but it will build on your current personal security knowledge and risk mitigation skills.

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Target Audience

This online course is ideal for young persons, whether they are students in their gap year, staff working for Non-Government Organisations (NGO), Charity Organisations or similar, or just individuals who have decided to travel overseas to explore new places.

Course Duration

The course duration is approximately 5 hours and please note that you can enter and exit this course as often as you require.

The course consists of the following main subjects that are split down into further sub-topics.

  • Pre-Travel Considerations
  • Your Travel Plan
  • Personal Security Requirements
  • Arriving In-Country
  • Going It Alone
  • Planning for an Emergency
  • Local Customs & Cultures
  • Safety & Security Considerations
  • Maintaining Communications
  • Residence Safety & Security
  • Local Modes of Transport
  • Emergency & Contingency Plans

Continuous Professional Development (CPD) Certification

This course is fully approved by the CPD Accreditation Group which is an internationally recognised certification. Learners will receive an electronic copy of the official course certificate in PDF format upon successful completion of the course via the eLearning system. Each of these CPD Certificates will provide the following information to the learner:

  • Course Title
  • CPD Course Approval Number and associated Points
  • Unique Reference Number
  • Score and Completion Date

£35.00 Ex VAT

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