The training curriculum is based on the UNDSS-UNSSC SSAFE standard modules and combines theoretical lessons, demonstrations, group-work, practical exercises and field simulations. It is delivered by SSAFE Trainers certified by the UN Department of Safety and Security (UNDSS) and UNSSC. It responds to the requirement of UNDSS and the UN system to train staff (mainly from headquarters) who need comprehensive safety and security training before being deployed at short notice to volatile and dangerous areas of the world.
To enhance participants’ security awareness by providing them with the knowledge and skills which they will need to prevent or respond to various types of security incidents.
This course combines theoretical lessons, demonstrations, group work, practical exercises and simulations. It is delivered by SSAFE-certified trainers who regularly run SSAFE courses in their duty stations.
A unique feature is the field-day exercise which is conducted with professional role players from the Italian Army and simulates situations that staff may encounter in the course of their job.
The standard SSAFE learning curriculum that will be taught during the course consists of the following modules:
- UN Security Management System;
- Working in Field Environments;
- Communication and Technology;
- Vehicle and Movement;
- Coping in Captivity/Detention;
- Managing Injuries in Field Environments.
The field-day exercise is conducted with professional role players from the Italian Army and simulates real situations that staff may encounter in the course of their job. This simulation enhances the learning experience of participants by providing them with an opportunity to face situations that are likely to occur when working in volatile and unstable areas of the world.
The course is open to staff of the UN system and affiliated organizations in the field and at headquarters.
Cost of participation
Cost of participation:
The course fee of $1,500 covers the three-day course (including participation in the field day), training and facilitation services as well as the course materials. Participants are responsible for their own travel, transfers, accommodation and meals